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Student Awards and Recognition
Xiaohong Xu Gets Graduate Student Awards from the ASA
May 15, 2013 Xiaohong Xu has received the Best Graduate Student Article Award from the ASA Section on Altruism, Morality and Social Solidarity, and honorable mention for the Suzanne Langer Prize for Best Student Paper in the ASA Sociology of Culture section, for his paper “Belonging Before Believing: Ethical Activism, Sectarian Ethos, and Bloc Recruitment in the Making of Chinese Communism.”
Michael Sierra-Arevalo at Safe Oakland in May
May 5, 2013 Michael Sierra-Arevalo is accompanying Professor Andy Papachristos, the featured presenter at the Safe Oakland Speaker Series on May 22, on a joint research tour in California. Along with Professor Papachristos, Michael is conducting research on gang violence in cities and the social networks that fuel violent crime. For details, read more here ...
Graduate Student Paper Award to Jeff Guhin
May 1, 2013 Jeffrey Guhin is one of the two winners of the ASA 2013 Graduate Student Paper Award/Religion Section for his paper, “Why Worry?: Evolution and Narrative Path Dependence in Sunni and Evangelical High Schools.” Congratulations Jeff!
Thomas Crosbie Receives Smith Richardson Award
April 25, 2013 Tom Crosbie has received the Research and Travel Award in International History and Security provided by the Smith Richardson Foundation. These awards provide support to graduate students for summer and yearlong archival research in the field of security studies, especially international, diplomatic, political, and military history.
Elisabeth Becker Receives Fox and DAAD Fellowships
April 11, 2013 Elisabeth Becker has been awarded the DAAD Research Fellowship. DAAD is the German national agency for the support of international academic cooperation, and is the largest grantor of international academic mobility support in the world. Read more...
The Fox International Fellowship Program is a direct two-way student exchange partnership between Yale University and some of the world's leading universities. It was established to identify and support talented individuals who will be future leaders in their respective fields, who will contribute to decisions affecting global policies and international relations. Read more...
Jonathan Endelman Awarded Critical Language Scholarship
March 5, 2013 Jonathan Endelman has been awarded a Critical Language Scholarship for summer 2013. He will be spending the summer in Turkey in either Bursa or Ankara. The CLS institute is funded by the U.S. State Department and provides one academic year of study through an intensive eight-week program. Formal classroom instruction is supplemented by cultural activities, excursions, and living with a Turkish host family. Jonathan will be drawing on his language skills in Turkish and Arabic to study the transition from the Ottoman Empire to the colonial era in the context of one or more countries in the Middle East.
Jeffrey Guhin Dissertation Featured in GSAS News
December 15, 2012 Jeffrey Guhin's dissertation research draws on both his intellectual interest in the sociology of religion and education and his own personal history. His thesis, "Moral Technology: Science, Religion, and Right Action in Evangelical and Sunni Schools," is a comparative ethnography of four conservative religious high schools in the New York City area. Read More here >>