04/29/2016 - Life as Politics is a collection of essays and fieldwork articles originally published by Asef Bayat in a range of academic outlets between the years 2001 and 2009.
03/09/2016 - On February 29, Professor Sandefur spoke about her research on public experience with justice problems and civil legal aid at a meeting co-chaired by US Attorney General, Loretta Lynch and the Dire
02/05/2016 - Monica McDermott has been awarded a grant from the Russell Sage Foundation ($150,000, with collaborators Eric Knowles from NYU and Jennifer Richeson from Northwestern).
02/05/2016 - Tim Liao collaborators have been awarded a grant (approx. $1 million Australian) to study the intergenerational transmission of joblessness.
02/05/2016 - Assata Zerai (along with Brian Pianfetti in Civil and Environmental Engineering) has been awarded a $150,000 grant from the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders.
02/05/2016 - Cynthia Buckley was selected to join a group of 20 leading scholars to help launch the German government's new interdisciplinary migration research center in Berlin.
01/27/2016 - The Earned Income Tax Credit aids millions of Americans each year, lifting many out of poverty – but spacing it out in multiple payments could significantly reduce recipients’ dependence on payday
01/27/2016 - Five years ago this month, the Tunisians had brought down a dictator and the Egyptians were on their way to doing the same, beginning with massive demonstrations that grabbed the world’s attention.
01/27/2016 - Professor Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi has been selected to receive the LAS Humanities Council Teaching Excellence Award! Please join us in congratulating him.
12/01/2010 - Tim Liao lectured at Academia Sinica in December of 2010.
Ruby Mendenhall won the Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award from the McNair Scholars Summer Research Institute. Her student, Artesha Williams, received the Outstanding Scholar Award for her research
"Our Revolution is Civil", an interview with Asef Bayat on the Revolt and Change in the Arab World is published in The Hedg
In an interview with Craig Chamberlain, Professor Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi discusses the recent election in Iran, held in the shadow of rising international tensions over Iran’s nuclear program.
Professor Saskia Sassen delivers the 2011 Fl