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Mindy Stombler is the recipient of the 2017 Carla B. Howery Award

Posted On September 6, 2017
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Congratulations to Dr. Mindy Stombler for winning a national teaching award!  Dr. Stombler is the recipient of the 2017 Carla B. Howery Award for Developing Teacher-Scholars.  Awarded by the American Sociological Association’s Teaching and Learning Section, the Howery Award recognizes contributions to teaching sociology through training and mentoring future teacher-scholars.  This photo was taken after… more »

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Penny Harvey was the recipient of the 2017 Student Paper Competitions Award

Posted On September 6, 2017
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One of our Ph.D. students, Penny Harvey was the recipient of the 2017 Student Paper Competitions Award Winning Abstracts at SSSP.

Winning Title: “The Relevance of Teaching Social Problems in a Diverse World”

Abstract: These syllabi were designed for an introduction to social problems course. This course is an elective for social sciences and required for sociology… more »

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Celebration of Scholarship

Posted On May 17, 2017
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About the Event:

Welcome to the Georgia State University Department of Sociology’s inaugural Celebration of Scholarship! Sociological scholarship offers a unique lens through which to understand complex social processes, systems of inequality, community institutions, and dynamic patterns of group interaction, whether present in our backyard of metro Atlanta or in other corners… more »

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Chandra Ward selected as SREB – State Doctoral Scholars Dissertation Fellow

Please help us in congratulating Ph.D. candidate Chandra Ward-Stefanik on being selected as an Southern Regional Education Board – State Doctoral Scholars dissertation fellow.

Chandra’s dissertation examines how the disruption of place based social ties influence the well-being of former public housing residents both prior to and after relocation. She is using panel data that she helped… more »