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Suzanne Ogungbadero

Suzanne Ogungbadero Named 2017 Harvard Hero

April 12, 2017

Congratulations to Suzanne Ogungbadero, Coordinator of Academic Affairs, on her selection as a 2017 Harvard Hero. This distinction, awarded by University President Drew Faust to approximately ½ of 1% of eligible staff, recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of Harvard staff whose work supports the mission of the university at the highest levels of contribution, impact, and excellence.  Suzanne is an integral member of the department,… Read more about Suzanne Ogungbadero Named 2017 Harvard Hero

Congratulations to Jessica Gauchel

Congratulations to Jessica Gauchel

March 2, 2017

Congratulations to Jessica (Jess) Gauchel.  She is a member of a cross-school Faculty Support Administrators Network that was selected to receive a President’s Innovation Fund Award from President Drew Faust’s office for the Faculty Support Administrators Network

Jess and her team members will share best practices in management and improve community building for faculty support staff.  The President's Administrative Innovation Fund was created to… Read more about Congratulations to Jessica Gauchel

Headshot of Bart Bonikowski, Assistant Professor of Sociology.

Populist Politics and Nationalist Beliefs in Contemporary Democracies

March 8, 2016

In recent months, populist politics appealing to deep-seated nationalist sentiments have risen to prominence in American public discourse. This trend has been primarily reflected in Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, but its echoes can also be found in the rhetoric of other Republican presidential candidates. Political scientists, journalists, and politicians have been caught off guard by this seemingly sudden shift in U.S. political discourse and its resonance with a large plurality of voters in the Republican primary. Yet, similar developments have been unfolding in European politics… Read more about Populist Politics and Nationalist Beliefs in Contemporary Democracies

8th Annual INAS Conference

8th Annual INAS Conference

June 13, 2015

The 8th annual conference of the International Network of Analytical Sociologists (INAS) is taking place June 12-13, 2015 hosted this year by the Harvard Sociology Department.  Peter Bearman of Columbia University is the keynote speaker.  Information about the conference along with the program can be found on the INAS conference website.