During fall and spring semesters, graduate students, faculty and visiting scholars present their research.
Inequality & Methods Series (PDF)
This forum is an opportunity for faculty, staff, and students to present ongoing research that is methodological in character and/or that deals with some aspect of inequality.
Teaching Talks are scheduled throughout the year, offering opportunities to talk explicitly about teaching (and learning) in the practical and philosophical sense.
Yu-Ju Chien successfully defended her dissertation "Constructing Knowledge and Policies on Avian Influenza: How Do International Organizations Craft Global Models?" on May 10, 2013. Dr. Chien is advised by Joachim Savelsberg.May 14th, 2013
Hollie Nyseth Brehm, "Conditions and Courses of Genocide" Advisors, Joachim Savelsberg and Elizabeth Boyle.
Wen Fan, "Children of the Chinese Cultural Revolution: Disrupted Education, Send-Down Experience, and Midlife Health". Advisor, Phyllis Moen
Kyle Green, "The Allure of Mixed Martial Arts: Meaning Making, Masculinity, and Embodiment in Suburbia." Advisors, Doug Hartmann and Teresa Gowan
Wenjie Liao, "Remembering the Faces of Law: Engaging the Law through Constructing the Past in Transitional China". Advisors, Elizabeth Boyle and Joachim Savelsberg
Wahutu Siguru has been awarded the Bernard and Fern Badzin Graduate Fellowship in Holocaust and Genocide Studies for 2013-14. His proposal is titled "Western African Media Representations of Mass Violence: The Case of Darfur." Congratulations!April 23rd, 2013
Jeanette Hussemann defended her dissertation, "Negotiating Justice: Defendant Perspectives of Plea Bargaining in American Criminal Courts," on April 2, 2013. Her advisors are Professors Candace Kruttschnitt (University of Toronto) and Josh Page. Dr. Hussemann is a Research Associate at the Justice Policy Center in Washington, D.C.April 12th, 2013
Rahsaan Mahadeo is the recipient of the 2013 Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship. This fellowship is sponsored by the Ford Foundation and administered by the National Research Council of the National Academies.April 5th, 2013
The National Science Foundation awarded Rob Stewart funding for his project on criminal records in the college admissions process. This NSF program (GRFP) recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students with a three-year annual stipend, a cost of education allowance for tuition and fees, and a one-time international travel allowance. Congratulations, Rob!April 5th, 2013