2011-2012 Seminars

Fall 2011

 September 19:  Go with Your Gut: Emotion and Stratification in Hiring
Lauren Rivera, Assistant Professor of Management & Organization, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

► October 3:  Market-Building and the Ecology of Political Contention in the American West, 1890-1896

Adam Slez, CSSO Postdoctoral Research Associate

 October 11, Tuesday (5:00-6:00 pm, Bowl 2, Robertson Hall):  The Lure of the Virtual
Stephen Barley, The Richard W. Weiland Professor in the School of Engineering, Stanford University, cosponsored by the Keller Center, School of Engineering and Applied Science

► October 17:  The Credit Crisis as a Problem in the Sociology of Knowledge
Donald MacKenzie, Professor of Sociology, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh

► November 21:  Job practice talk
Carol Ann MacGregor, Doctoral Candidate, Sociology

► December 5:  Accounting for the Gap: A Field Experiment Manipulating Organizational Accountability in Pay Decisions
Emilio J. Castilla, Associate Professor of Management, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology  

Spring 2012

February 13:  Economic Categories in Neoliberal Society
Marion Fourcade, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of California-Berkeley

► February 27:  The Assumptions That Ground the Field: A Mid-Range Agenda for Economic Sociology
Alejandro Portes, Howard Harrison and Gabrielle Snyder Beck Professor of Sociology, Princeton University

 March 12 (cancelled):  Imaginary Moneys: Transactions, Markets, and the State in Haiti
Federico Neiburg, Professor of Anthropology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Co-sponsored by the Center for Migration and Development, the Council for the Humanities, and the Department of Anthropology

► April 2:  Flexibility on the Job and at Home: The Importance of Gender and Class 
Naomi Gerstel, Professor of Sociology, University of Massachusetts at Amherst; 2011-2012 Visiting Scholar, Russell Sage Foundation 

► April 23 (cancelled):  Global Corporate Citizenship and the 'Girl Effect'
Elizabeth Bernstein, Associate Professor of Women’s Studies and Sociology, Barnard College; Member, Institute for Advanced Study 2011-2012.

► April 30:  Turning Regression Inside Out:  How to Make the Most of 'General Linear Reality' in the Study of Social Organization"
Ronald Breiger, Professor of Sociology, University of Arizona 

► April 30 (4:30-6pm, 300 Wallace Hall):  Second Annual Theorodology Prize Lecture
Honoring Harrison White, Giddings Professor of Sociology at Columbia University


Peter Bearman, Cole Professor of the Social Sciences; Director, PFL Center for the Social Sciences, Columbia University

Ronald Breiger, Professor of Sociology, University of Arizona

Ann Mische,  Associate Professor (with tenure), Department of Sociology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey