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Data science research by social scientists featured in Columbia Magazine

 

 

 

 

 

 

Data science research from sociologist Peter Bearman, economist Suresh Naidu, and Alix Rule (GSAS, Sociology '13) was featured in Columbia Magazine.

Social Science Newsletter - January 21, 2016

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PhD candidate James Jones policy paper in New York Times and the Atlantic

 

 

 

 

 

 

The New York Times and the Atlantic profiled Sociology doctoral candidate James Jones' recent policy paper for the Joint Center on racial diversity among top staff in the U.S. Senate.

Social Science Newsletter - December 17, 2015

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PhD candidate James Jones published policy paper on Senate staff diversity

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sociology doctoral candidate James Jones published a policy paper for the Joint Center about racial diversity among top staff in the U.S. Senate.

Social Science Newsletter - December 9, 2015

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Sociology PhD student Nate Dern in ASA "Footnotes" Newsletter

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sociology PhD candidate Nate Dern wrote about the sociology of comedy in the American Sociological Association's "Footnotes" Newsletter

Social Science Newsletter - September 10, 2015

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Sociology PhD student Bailey Brown received a 2015 Ford Fellowship

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sociology doctoral student Bailey Brown received a 2015 Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship.

Social Science Newsletter - April 6, 2015

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Sociology Ph.D. Student Ifeoma Ajunwa in New York Times Room For Debate

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sociology doctoral candidate Ifeoma Ajunwa participated in The New York Times' Room for Debate discussion on genetic testing and privacy.

Social Science Newsletter - March 9, 2015

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Sociologist Ph.D. Student Anand Gopal's Book Selected for NYTimes List of Most Notable Books of 2014

Congratulations to Anand Gopal, a doctoral student in Sociology, whose book, No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War Through Afghan Eye, was recently selected for the New York Time's100 Notable Books of 2014.

Social Science Newsletter - December 9, 2014

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Sociology ph.d. student, Anand Gopal, finalist for the National Book Award

September 17, 2014

The National Book Award nominees for the 2014 nonfiction prize were announced on Wednesday, September 17, 2014.

Among the 2014 longlist for nonfiction was Sociology doctoral student, Anand Gopal for No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War through Afghan Eyes (Metropolitan Books).  His book looks at the impact of America’s war against the Taliban and Islamic extremists from the perspective of three Afghans: a Taliban commander, a warlord who is backed by the United States military and becomes rich and powerful, and a village woman who lives in fear of combatants from all sides.

Anand Gopal has served as an Afghanistan correspondent for The Wall Street Journal and The Christian Science Monitor, and has reported on the Middle East and South Asia for Harper’s, The Nation, The New Republic, Foreign Policy, and other publications. Gopal is a fellow at the New America Foundation.

Social Science Newsletter - September 29, 2014