Entries from July 2012

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Professor Carmen Sirianni Discusses his Sabbatical

The following is a post written by Carmen Sirianni about his sabbatical: I spent my sabbatical largely focused on writing a book,  Self-Governance in American Political Development, which examines democratic innovation and constraint in terms of changing associational and institutional configurations across major periods in American history, with an emphasis on historical institutionalism, American Political Development (APD), […]

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Soc Major Jess Hart ’14 featured in Brandeis Now

Jesse Hart ’14 was featured in a Brandeis Now article which highlights his experience as a Sorensen Fellow. “Jesse Hart ’14, from Worthington, Ohio, is majoring in sociology. He is interning in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland, at The Playhouse, a community theater that focuses on giving a voice to the marginalized sectors of society, connecting his […]

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Sociology Professor Featured in Brandeis Now

Our own Professor, Wendy Cadge, was featured in Brandeis Now in regards to her new book which focuses on the issues of handling  faith behind the scenes in hospitals. “The book takes readers inside major academic medical institutions to explore how today’s doctors and hospitals address prayer, religion and spirituality. From chapels to intensive care […]

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Why Choose a Sociology Major?

Daniel Little of the Huffington Post, writes that Sociology is an important part of a college education.  Students who choose to major in Sociology will gain valuable quantitative, qualitative and comparative skills.   Sociology provides students with a solid  intellectual foundation for understanding our complex world. Read more here

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