Spring 2014 Newsletter
Summer 2014 Newsletter
Graduation 2014 Newsletter
Janet Wilmoth has been elected to be the secretary/treasurer for the Behavioral and
Social Sciences Section of
Gerontological Society of America.
Merril Silverstein was
elected Vice President of the Research Committee on Aging of the International
Yingyi Ma was elected to
serve a 3-year term as Co-Chair of East Asia SIG of Comparative and
International Education Society
London was elected to serve a two-year term as Chair of the Youth, Aging,
and the Life Couse Division of the Society for the Study of Social Problem.
Margaret Abraham, PhD 1989, Sociology, Syracuse University, elected
President of the International Sociological Association (2014-2018).
received the Gerontological Society of America’s Richard Kalish Book Award for Grandmothers
at Work: Juggling Families and Jobs.
awarded tenure this May.
selected for two Visiting Professor Positions:Ecole des Hautes en Sciences
Sociales (EHESS), Paris, June 2014, and Dr. Thomas Tam Visiting
Professor, CUNY, 2014-2015,
received the Award for Contribution to the
Field, from the Section on Asia and Asian America within the American Sociological
been named one of the Maxwell School’s inaugural O’Hanley Scholars, on
the basis of outstanding teaching and scholarship.
work as a temp laborer for three years was featured in a Huffington
Post article .
received the 2013 Best Article Award from
the Working Class Studies Association for her article “The Labour of
Liminality,” Labour, Capital and Society.