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)
Pallavi Banerjee’s research was recently cited in a Washington Post blog. The article examines the inability of spouses of high-skilled immigrant workers to work in the United States and highlights a new law that is changing this phenomenon.
Banerjee’s research was also cited in a recent article on the same subject for India Abroad.
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“
Holly McCammon has received the Southern Sociological Society’s 2015 Katherine Jocher-Belle Boone Beard Award for outstanding contributions to the study of gender.
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.
Josh Murray is quoted in the Bloomberg News on October 11, 2013, which features a story focusing on baseball and drug use. Click here for the full story.
Tyson Brown spoke about the state of race relations and immigrant assimilation in the United States on NPR’s “On Point” on October 1, 2013. Click Here to Listen to the Story.
Ernest Q. Campbell, professor emeritus of sociology, former chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, and dean emeritus of the Graduate School at Vanderbilt University, died July 28 at his home in Nashville.
Pallavi Banerjee has an article published for Ms. Magazine blog on June 19, 2013, titled “An Immigrant Wife’s Place? In the Home, According to Visa Policy”. Click here for the full story.
Prof. Karen Campbell is awarded the Katherine Jocher-Belle Boone Beard Award from the Southern Sociological Society in 2013. The award recognizes distinguished scholarly contributions to the understanding of gender and society.