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Tyson Brown receives ASA Section on Aging and the Life Course 2014 Outstanding Publication Award for co-authored (with David Warner) publication in Social Science and Medicine.

The article, “Understanding How Race/Ethnicity and Gender Impact Age-Trajectories of Disability: An Intersectionality Approach,” was published in Social Science and Medicine in 2011. See citation below:

Warner, David F. and Tyson H. Brown. 2011.“Understanding How Race/Ethnicity and Gender Impact Age-Trajectories of Disability: An Intersectionality Approach.” Social Science and Medicine, 72(8):1236-1248.

Sociology Welcomes New Graduate Students

The Department of Sociology at Vanderbilt is pleased to welcome the following students to Graduate Studies:

  • Elizabeth Barna (California Lutheran University)
  • Kristen Forbes (Indiana University)
  • Ashleigh Hope (University of Northern Colorado)
  • Rachel McKane (University of Tennessee- Knoxville)
  • Thomas Moore (University of Texas- San Antonio, University of Minnesota)
  • Kasim Ortiz (Savanna State University, University of West Georgia)
  • Megan Robinson (Southwestern University)
  • Spencer Stubbs (University of Pennsylvania)

Dan Cornfield has been named a 2013 Fellow of the Labor and Employment Relations Association for lifetime achievement in the field.

Dan Cornfield has been named a 2013 Fellow of the Labor and Employment Relations Association. This lifetime achievement award recognizes labor scholars and professionals who have made contributions of unusual distinction to the field over the course of 10 years or more. Click here for more information:

Research News @ Vanderbilt Article:
Cornfield Named 2013 Labor and Employment Relations Association Fellow

Dan Cornfield is quoted in several news sources about the union organizing campaign at Volkswagen-Chattanooga.

Dan Cornfield is quoted in several news sources about the union organizing campaign at Volkswagen-Chattanooga. Professor Cornfield was quoted in the New York Times on January 29th, Canada’s The Globe and Mail on February 10th, BBC News on February 13th, the New York Times on February 16th, Al Jazeera America’s “Consider This” on February 17th, and Canada’s Maclean’s Magazine on February 21st.