Through its Minority Fellowship Program (MFP), the American Sociological Association (ASA) supports the development and training of sociologists of color in any sub-area or specialty in the discipline. MFP seeks to attract talented doctoral students to ensure that a diverse … Continued
The Institute of International Studies is accepting applications for the Reinard Bendix Memorial Fellowship. This award commemorates the scholarly achievements of the late Reinhard Bendix, Professor of Sociology and Political Science at UC Berkeley. The fellowship is given annually to students … Continued
Letters & Sciences has four fellowship opportunities for new and continuing Sociology graduate students. Gan Aston Fellowship is for graduate students whose research focuses on the economic and/or social history of China or Chinese communities abroad since 1750. Write a narrative report describing … Continued
Sciences Po welcomes applications from post-doctoral and doctoral students close to their thesis submission for teaching positions on one of its three Anglophone undergraduate campuses in France: Reims, Menton or Le Havre. Each campus focuses on a world region and … Continued
These fellowships provide funding for UC Berkeley graduate students conducting various predissertation and dissertation research projects that explore social science issues on an international scale. Three separate fellowships, the Reinhard Bendix Memorial Fellowship, the Allan Sharlin Memorial Award, and the … Continued
These 12 people, in some ways the crème de la crème of this year’s top graduate student instructors, have effectively, and often cleverly, identified, addressed, and documented a teaching problem they encountered and, for the benefit of all, told how they solved it. Read, for instance, how Sonja Schwartz reinvented the bean jar.
Nazanin Shahrokni, a doctoral candidate in sociology at Berkeley, has been awarded one of six national 2012 Woodrow Wilson Women’s Studies Dissertation Fellowships. Shahrokni’s dissertation is titled “Gender Segregated Spaces: Traversing the “Public” in the Islamic Republic of Iran.” Since … Continued
The Social Science Research Council is accepting applications for the Rachel Tanur Prize for Visual Sociology. The prize recognizes students in the social sciences who incorporate visual analysis in their work. Up to three prizes will be awarded at the Second … Continued
We are pleased to announce the 2008 recipients of the Sarlo Distinguished Graduate Student Mentoring Awards. These awards have been made possible by a grant from the Sarlo Foundation of the Jewish Community Endowment Fund. They are administered by the Graduate Division in collaboration with the Graduate Council of the Academic Senate.
Reams of academic research abound across the country on how to raise happy children, but who has the time to read this myriad of findings, boil down the facts, and then turn them into practical parenting advice? The University of California, Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center is taking on the job with its new website on how to foster joy and avoid brattish behavior in children.