AAPSS | Mario L. Small, Grafstein Family Professor of Sociology at Harvard, is one of five distinguished scholars to be inducted as Fellows of the American Academy of Political and Social Science at a ceremony to be held in Washington, D.C., on October 8, 2020.
Russell Sage Foundation | Asad L. Asad PhD 2017 has been awarded a Russell Sage Foundation Presidential Authority grant for a study titled, "Precarious Citizenship: Judicial Decisions in U.S. Denaturalization Cases." Asad is now Assistant Professor of Sociology at Stanford University.
The Grawemeyer Awards, based at the University of Louisville, pay tribute to the power of creative ideas, emphasizing the impact that a single idea can have on the world. Five awards are given annually to reward outstanding ideas in music composition, world order, psychology, education, and religion, each carrying a prize of $100,000. The 2020 winners will visit Louisville in April to accept their awards and give free talks on their winning ideas.
Russell Sage Foundation | Alumni Michael Hankinson (PhD in Government & Social Policy, 2017), Sarah Halpern-Meekin (PhD in Sociology & Social Policy, 2019), and Nathan Wilmers (PhD in Sociology, 2018) are among the fall 2019 recipients of RSF Presidential Authority grants in the area of Social, Political, and Economic Inequality.
Harvard Graduate School of Education | Harvard Graduate School of Education Professor Martin West PhD 2006 has been named the William Henry Bloomberg Professor at Harvard. The professorship supports a rotating series of scholars and practitioners who teach and conduct research in the fields of philanthropic policy and practice, public service and volunteerism, and the effective leadership and management of nonprofit and public institutions.
Awardee | Anthony Abraham Jack PhD 2016 has been awarded the 2019 Association for Higher Education CEP Mildred García Award for Exemplary Scholarship (Junior) in recognition of seminal, exemplary scholarship that focuses on research and issues specifically related to underrepresented populations of color. Anthony Abraham Jack received his PhD in Sociology in 2016 and is now Assistant Professor of Education at Harvard and a Junior Fellow in the Harvard Society of Fellows.
Awardee | Anthony Abraham Jack PhD 2016 is the recipient of a 2019 Critics' Choice Book Award by the American Educational Studies Association for The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges are Failing Disadvantaged Students (Harvard University Press, 2019). Anthony Abraham Jack is now Assistant Professor of Education at Harvard and a Junior Fellow in the Harvard Society of Fellows.
Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality | Alexander Hertel-Fernandez PhD 2016 is one of 28 inequality scholars joining the Stone Center's inaugural cohort of Affiliated Scholars at the City University of New York. Hertel-Fernandez is Assistant Professor of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University.
Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality | Deirdre Bloome PhD 2014 is one of 28 inequality scholars joining the Stone Center's inaugural cohort of Affiliated Scholars at the City University of New York. Bloome is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Michigan.