October 4, 2012
Congratulations to Cameron T. Whitley, current sociology Ph.D. student at Michigan State University and Eleanor A. Hubbard, Senior Instructor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Colorado at Boulder, longtime friends that have co-authored this anthology: a unique sampling of Trans-Kin voices as they tell their life experiences and a resource for SOFFA's (Significant Others, Family members, Friends and Allies) as they come to terms with the transgender status of loved ones.
July 18, 2012
Sociology graduate student, Jennifer Wray, along with Siddharth Chandra, and Goran Kuljanin, published an abstract on the estimates of worldwide mortality from the influenza pandemic of 1918-1919, which vary widely, from 15 million to 100 million.
July 13, 2012
Congratulations to two of our graduate students Leigh-Anne Goines and Angela Nurse who are recipients of the 2012 ASA/SAGE Teaching Innovations & Professional Development Award!
January 5, 2012
Ryan Gunderson, doctoral student in the department, published "The Metabolic Rifts of Livestock Agribusiness" in the December issue of Organization and Enviroment.
January 4, 2012
An article in the New York Times dated January 3, 2012 mentioned MSU's Animal Studies Program. allows doctoral and master’s students in different fields to concentrate their work in animal studies. At least two institutions in the country that offer undergraduate majors in the field.
March 23, 2011
Four of our department's students, both graduate and undergraduate, were recognized on March 24th with a reception in honor of their induction into the prestigious honor society Alpha Kappa Delta.
April 30, 2010
Shiuh-Tarng "Paul" Cheng has won a dissertation fellowship from Academia Sinica. Cheng proposes to assess the applicability of Bourdieu's theorization of cultural capital to Taiwanese educational outcomes. He will be a visiting fellow at the Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan.
April 23, 2010
The Sociology Department's 5th annual Honors/Awards Banquet was held on April 22, 2010 at the Union Building. Approximately 50 faculty, students, staff and special guests attended this event.
March 29, 2010
Sociology graduate student Eric Beasley participated in the MSU Graduate Academic Conference here on campus. He was fortunate enough to win an award for his oral presentation, "Social Norms and Academic Dishonesty." Congratulations Eric!
March 26, 2010
Five of our department's students, both graduate and undergraduate, were recognized on March 25th with a reception in honor of their induction into the prestigious honor society Alpha Kappa Delta.