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News: Academic Year 2018-2019


Congratulations to Faculty Affiliates

September 3, 2018

Paul Ramírez has been promoted to associate professor of history with tenure. His book, Enlightened Immunity: Mexico’s Experiments with Disease Prevention in the Age of Reason, is just out with Stanford University Press!

Professor of sociology, Héctor Carrillo’s book, Pathways of Desire: The Sexual Migration of Mexican Gay Men (Chicago, 2017), has been awarded the Distinguished Contribution to Research Book Award from the Latina/o Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association and the Distinguished Book award from the Sex and Gender Section, also of the ASA.

Assistant professor of anthropology, Adia Benton, has been awarded a Weinberg College Research Grant for a case study to understand the values, norms and practices of epidemiological modelers involved in the 2013-16 West African Ebola outbreak.

Congratulations to Graduate Affiliates

September 3, 2018
Jaimie Morse (PhD in sociology, 2018) has accepted a tenure track appointment in sociology and public policy at the University of California-Santa Cruz. For the 2018-19 academic year, she also secured a postdoctoral fellowship in global health at Yale University’s Institute for Global Affairs!

Teri Chettiar (PhD in history, 2013) has recently accepted a tenure track appointment in history at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her book, The Psychiatric Family: How Private Life Became Political in Welfare-State Britain, is nearly complete!

Savina Balasubramanian (PhD in sociology, 2017) received the 2018 Hacker Mullins Prize for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper from the Science, Knowledge, and Technology Section of the American Sociological Association, for her paper, “Motivating Men: Social Science and the Regulation of Men's Reproduction in Postwar India” (recently published in Gender & Society)!

Jessica Koski (PhD in sociology, 2015) has been named a Mellon/ACLS Public Fellow (a two-year position) working as a Climate Policy Associate at the U.S. center of the Stockholm Environment Institute!

Stefan Volger (PhD in sociology, 2018) has been named a Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society at the University of California, Irvine.

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