University of California, Irvine Sociology professor Kristin Turney discussed the prevalence and implications of anticipatory stress among incarcerated individuals at a lecture hosted by the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies on Thursday.
Assistant Professor of Sociology and Social Studies Christina Ciocca Eller presented research on how colleges and universities can find better performance measures in a lecture on inequality in higher education.
Two Sociology graduate students drafted a letter in response to the Brazilian president's decision to cut funding for the Sociology and Philosophy departments in Brazil's public universities. The letter has been signed by hundreds of people from different institutions.
Scholars from more than 800 institutions worldwide have signed an open letter — written by two Harvard graduate students — in response to Brazil’s plan to disinvest in philosophy and sociology at public universities.
Sociology Professor Emeritus Nathan Glazer died Saturday at the age of 95 in his home in Cambridge. Glazer studied issues of ethnicity and immigration, often examining them from a global perspective.
Assistant professors Joscha Legewie from Yale and Ellis P. Monk Jr. from Princeton will join Harvard's Sociology department as tenure-track professors in fall 2018.
The prize’s foundation cited Lamont’s “devoted contribution to social science research into the relationship between knowledge, power and diversity.”
Sociology professor Matthew S. Desmond was one of several Harvard affiliates to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize, taking top honors in the “general nonfiction” category.
Paul Y. Chang, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Harvard University gave a lecture about the history of Korean democracy, with a discussion on the recent South Korean presidential scandal.
The elevator is not broken but is undergoing renovation as part of a larger upgrade process begun last July. Each elevator car takes 14 weeks to update and all three elevators should be operational again in May.