At the 2015 convention of the American Society of Criminology in Washington D.C., Gary Jensen (Professor of Sociology Emeritus) was interviewed about his contributions to criminology over the last 45 years.
Nov. 23, 2015—The Oral History project is creating an archive of videos of prominent scholars. He was selected for his contributions to theory and methods, especially quantitative research, and as a mentor to innumerable graduate students.
Holly McCammon’s undergraduate research team was chosen as one of the winners of the 2015 Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Fair. Meredith Compton (Political Science & Medicine, Health, and Society major) and Jacqueline Scott (Sociology & American Studies major) won top recognition for their research, “The ABC’s of Feminist Litigation Arguments, Briefs, and Counsel.”
Sep. 28, 2015—
Professor Holly McCammon and graduate students, Allison McGrath and Megan Robinson (Sociology) and Ashley Dixon (Peabody), gave a Plenary presentation at the ASA’s Collective Behavior and Social Movements Workshop in Chicago, Illinois.
Sep. 2, 2015—Their paper was presented by Allison McGrath and titled, “Targeting Culture: Feminist Activism and Sexism in Law School Education.” http://www.kellogg.northwestern.edu/news-events/conference/cbsm-workshop/agenda.aspx
Professor Dan Cornfield's Beyond the Beat: Musicians Building Community in Nashville (Princeton University Press) has just been published.
Aug. 25, 2015—Professor Dan Cornfield’s Beyond the Beat: Musicians Building Community in Nashville (Princeton University Press) has just been published. Based on in-depth interviews with 75 Nashville music professionals, Cornfield offers a new sociological theory of “artist activism” in recreating artist community for our contemporary era of indie art-making and precarious employment.