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Recently published manuscript from Assistant Professor Patrick Trent Greiner and Rachel McKane, Ph.D.

Sep. 20, 2022—Assistant Professor Patrick Trent Greiner and Rachel McKane, Ph.D recently published a manuscript.

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Dan Cornfield is quoted by the Associated Press on the history of the Starbucks union-preemption strategy of compensating its non-union workers at a higher wage rate  than the wage rate of its unionized workers.

Aug. 29, 2022—Dan Cornfield is quoted by the Associated Press on the history of the Starbucks union-preemption strategy of compensating its non-union workers at a higher wage rate  than the wage rate of its unionized workers.

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We’re Hiring! Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Environmental Sociology

Aug. 23, 2022—Department of Sociology Position: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Environmental Sociology The Department of Sociology at Vanderbilt University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of environmental sociology to begin fall semester 2023. The capacity to bring in external funding is highly desirable. Candidacy for this position will be strengthened if the applicant...

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We’re Hiring! Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Sociology of Artificial Intelligence

Aug. 23, 2022—Department of Sociology Position: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Sociology of Artificial Intelligence The Department of Sociology at Vanderbilt University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor studying the societal influences of artificial intelligence (AI). The position begins fall semester 2023. We seek a scholar who investigates the sociology of AI’s development, meaning, application, or impact...

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Prof. Dan Cornfield on Panel at National Undergraduate Conference on Scientific Journalism

May. 2, 2022—Prof. Dan Cornfield served on a panel on “Science in Partisanship” at the 2022 annual National Undergraduate Conference on Scientific Journalism.   The Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Journal is one of 17 member journals of NUCSJ which seeks to “to create a collaborative network for undergraduate science journalism, initiate conversations about research dissemination, and positively impact future...

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Dan Cornfield is quoted by Reuters on the landmark Amazon Labor Union victory at a Staten Island Amazon warehouse.

Apr. 4, 2022—Dan Cornfield is quoted by Reuters on the landmark Amazon Labor Union victory at a Staten Island Amazon warehouse.

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The study “Public Concerns and Connected and Automated Vehicles: Safety, Privacy, and Data Security” was published in Humanities and Social Sciences Communications by Prof. Dasom Less and Prof. David Hess

Mar. 22, 2022—The study “Public Concerns and Connected and Automated Vehicles: Safety, Privacy, and Data Security” was published in Humanities and Social Sciences Communications by Prof. Dasom Lee and Prof. David Hess.    

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Prof. David Hess publishes two book chapters

Mar. 22, 2022—Prof. David Hess publishes two book chapters: “Environmental Movements and Scientific, Technological, and Environmental Change” “Undone Science and Smart Cities: Civil Society Perspectives on Risk and Emerging Technologies”

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Sociology Professor Jonathan Metzl to deliver Krieger Lecture

Mar. 21, 2022—Sociology Professor Jonathan Metzl to deliver Krieger Lecture. “Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Shaped the American Pandemic.”

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Dan Cornfield is quoted by the Associated Press on the Starbucks unionization campaign

Mar. 21, 2022—Dan Cornfield is quoted by the Associated Press on the Starbucks unionization campaign.  

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