The role of graduate students in undergraduate education is central to the experience of Harvard College students, and fundamental to teaching in our Department. In 2008 the Graduate School announced the establishment of the Derek C. Bok Awards for Excellence in the Teaching of Undergraduates. These awards, of which there are just five Harvard-wide, are made possible by an endowment gift from Jean F. Nathan and David G. Nathan ('51, M.D. '55). Congratulations, Cresa, and thank you!!!
"THE ONLY BABA IN "MOMMY & ME": DETERMINING PARENTHOOD, RE/DOING PARENTHOOD, AND THE QUEER POTENTIAL OF NON-BINARY PARENTING," is the title of their thesis, advised by professor Jocelyn Viterna.
The Albert M. Fulton, A.B. 1897 prize was established in 1977. This prize is awarded annually to the senior who submits the best thesis “judged by its contents,” research methods, “and literary expression, in the field of . . . sociology.”
Conratulations to Nada Attia for her thesis, “Let’s Talk about Sexually Transmitted Infection: Exploring Arab Immigrant Mothers’ Conceptions Surrounding HPV, Cervical Cancer, and Its Methods of Prevention”—nominated by Professor S. V. Subramanian; Trevor Ladner for his project entitled “Blackness on the Whiteboard: Teaching Race and Racism in Mississippi Social Studies Education”—nominated by Mr. Thomas Wooten; and Maribel Nava for her project entitled “State Carceral Institutions and Community Identity in Rural America:... Read more about 2020 Hoopes Prize Winners
Responding to Harvard College students' need for information about courses before the first day of the term, the Department of Sociology is collaborating with the Bok Center on short videos describing key aspects of select courses. These "trailers" feature courses taught during the 2019-20 academic year by Jason Beckfield, Joscha Legewie, Ellis Monk, and Mary Waters. To view them go to the Sociology Courses page. We hope our students...