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Prof. Lijun Song addresses the question: Success is all about making social connections—or is it?

Jan. 20, 2021—Prof. Lijun Song addresses the question: Success is all about making social connections—or is it? In a new study published in Social Psychology Quarterly, Lijun Song, associate professor of sociology in Vanderbilt University’s College of Arts and Science, examines how the theories of “social capital” and “social cost” predict an individual’s life satisfaction. Further, she...

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Prof. Joshua Murray and grad student Megan Jordan publish in Truthout

Jan. 4, 2021—Vanderbilt sociology graduate student Megan L. Jordan, Prof. Joshua Murray,Michael Schwartz & Kevin A. Young publish When Black Movements Win, Everybody But the 1 Percent Wins in Truthout.

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Grad Student Yu-Ri Kim publishes in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies

Nov. 20, 2020—Grad student Yu-Ri Kim publishes in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies: “Classed education trajectories and intimate partnering of international students: a case of Chinese international undergraduate students in the United States”

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Philip Pettis is awarded Tides Center research grant

Oct. 29, 2020—Philip J. Pettis was awarded a research grant from the Tides Center for his project, titled “I feel like I have to be a Super Jew to Prove Myself”: The Role of Reflected Appraisals on Identity Work Among Jews of Color.

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Prof. Mariano Sana publishes in International Migration Review

Oct. 12, 2020—Prof. Mariano Sana publishes in International Migration Review “Public Opinion on Refugee Policy in the United States, 1938-2019: Increasing Support for Refugees and the Sympathy Effect“.

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Grad student Cleothia Frazier is awarded GLI grant

Sep. 18, 2020—Grad student Cleothia Frazier is awarded a Professional Development and Training Grant from the Russell G. Hamilton Graduate Leadership Development Institute.

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Grad student Dasom Lee is awarded GLI grant

Sep. 18, 2020—Grad student Dasom Lee is awarded a Professional Development and Training Grant from the Russell G. Hamilton Graduate Leadership Development Institute.

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Grad student Darwin Baluran is awarded GLI grant

Sep. 18, 2020—Grad student Darwin Baluran is awarded a Dissertation Enhancement Grant from the Russell G. Hamilton Graduate Leadership Development Institute.

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Three sociology doctoral students named Curb Center Researchers

Sep. 16, 2020—Three Vanderbilt sociology doctoral students (Rachel Zajdel, Darwin Baluran, and Meagan Rainock) have been named “Curb Center Researchers” for their work on a National Endowment for the Arts-funded research project associated with the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, and Public Policy. The students are working with Professor Dan Cornfield and Professor Alexandre Frenette on a project analyzing how...

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Professor Lijun Song publishes in Social Psychology Quarterly, “Social Capital, Social Cost, and Relational Culture in Three Societies.”

Sep. 14, 2020—Professor Lijun Song publishes in Social Psychology Quarterly, “Social Capital, Social Cost, and Relational Culture in Three Societies.”

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