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Spotlight on Sociology

  • Professor Allison Pugh in the New Yorker!

    Click here to view Professor Allison Pugh's essay in the New Yorker titled "Automated Health Care Offers Freedom From Shame, But Is It What Patients Need?"  Congratulations Allison!

  • Professor James Hunter in the Wall Street Journal!

    Click here to view Professor James Hunter's article in Sunday's Wall Street Journal titled "The Man Who Discovered 'Culture Wars'".  Congratulations James!

  • Congratulations to Professor Krishan Kumar!

    Congratulations to Professor Krishan Kumar, whose book Visions of Empire has been awarded the 2017 Ab Imperio prize.  The prize comes with a public lecture to be delivered at the Higher School of Economics at St. Petersburg, Russia, as well as a cash award. Well deserved, Krishan!

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