SU shines at American Sociological Association meeting in Montreal

Aug 12, 2017 | By Rob Enslin

Prema_KurienMore than two-dozen researchers from the Department of Sociology are on the world stage at the American Sociological Association (ASA)’s 112th Annual Meeting in Montreal.

The theme of this year’s meeting is “Culture, Inequalities and Social Inclusion Across the Globe.” Approximately 600 sessions convene from Aug. 12-15, providing participation venues and networking outlets for nearly 3,000 research papers and over 4,600 presenters.

The sociology department is located in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, and offers graduate and undergraduate degree opportunities in conjunction with the College of Arts and Sciences

“We are honored to participate in this year’s Annual Meeting, which seeks to promote greater social inclusion and resilience, collective well-being and solidarity, both here and abroad,” says Prema Kurien, professor and chair of sociology. “Our faculty and student presenters are addressing the politics of social recognition and their interaction with and impact on the distribution of social and material resources.” 

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