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Daniel Ardity wins prize at Southeastern Undergraduate Sociology Symposium

Mar. 29, 2022—Vanderbilt student Daniel Ardity (Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholar, Class of ’24) won the bronze for Excellence in Undergraduate Research at this year’s Southeastern Undergraduate Sociology Symposium

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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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Grad Student Philip Pettis accepts tenure-track Assistant Professor position at Michigan State University

Feb. 18, 2022—Grad Student Philip Pettis accepts tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Sociology at Michigan State University.

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Prof. Dan Cornfield is quoted in Retail Dive on the Amazon union drive in Bessemer, Alabama.

Feb. 16, 2022—Prof. Dan Cornfield is quoted in Retail Dive on the Amazon union drive in Bessemer, Alabama, and its parallels with the Great Resignation.

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Prof. Dan Cornfield is quoted in Al Jazeera on the Great Resignation and the restructuring of worker attitudes hastened by the pandemic-induced recession. 

Feb. 2, 2022—Dan Cornfield is quoted in Al Jazeera on the Great Resignation and the restructuring of worker attitudes hastened by the pandemic-induced recession.

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Living history: Sociology Professor Shaul Kelner creates COVID-19 pop-up art installation.

Jan. 25, 2022—  Living history: Sociology Professor Shaul Kelner creates COVID-19 pop-up art installation.      

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Quan Mai (Rutgers; VU Ph.D. 2018), Lijun Song, and Rachel Donnelly hosted a virtual, international mini-conference

Jan. 24, 2022—Quan Mai (Rutgers; VU Ph.D. 2018), Lijun Song, and Rachel Donnelly hosted a virtual, international mini-conference, “Precarious Employment and Well-Being during the COVID-19 Pandemic,” organized by Work and Occupations (Editor: Daniel Cornfield) on Friday, January 21. Conference participants came from seven different countries. Please find the conference program here.  

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Post-Doctoral Fellow, Dr. Marva V. Goodson-Miller, accepts tenure-track assistant professor position

Jan. 10, 2022—Dr. Marva V. Goodson-Miller has accepted a tenure-track assistant professor position in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University. She will start her new position this July. Click here for her new journal article that came out in Social Networks.

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