2012-2013 Seminars

Fall 2012

► September 17:  Information Technology, the Disappearance of Middle-class Work, and the Long-term Crisis of Capitalism
Randall Collins,The Dorothy Swaine Thomas Professor in Sociology, University of Pennsylvania 

► October 1:  Not Quite Treatment, Not Quite Punishment: A Case Study of American Juvenile Justice in the Get-Tough Era

Michael Schlossman, Doctoral Candidate, Sociology

► October 8:  Getting Ahead While Falling Behind: Gender and Behavioral Skill in the Labor Market Pipeline

Jayanti Owens, Doctoral Candidate, Sociology

► November 5:  The Reemergence of State-owned Firms in Central and Eastern Europe

Besnik Pula, ASA/NSF Postdoctoral Research Associate, CSSO

► November 19: Formalist and Relationalist Theory in Social Network Analysis

Emily Erikson, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Yale University

► December 3:  Choosing the Next Experiment: Tradition, Innovation, Efficiency and the Ecology of Scientific Ideas

James Evans, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Chicago

Spring 2013

► February 18:  Racial and Nonracial Factors in Neighborhood Mobility
Lincoln Quillian, Professor of Sociology and Faculty Fellow, Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University

► March 4:  Inequality in the Spatial Allocation of Social Provision: The Distribution of Government Contracts to Nonprofit Organizations in New York City
Nicole Marwell, Associate Professor of Public Affairs and Sociology, Baruch College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York. 

► March 11:  The Structural and Cultural Cartography of Tolerance: Stigma, Mental Illness and the Public
Bernice PescosolidoDistinguished Professor and Chancellor's Professor of Sociology, Indiana University

► March 25:  Democracy, Coercion and Imitation: The Spread of Shareholder Capitalism, 1970-2011
Mauro GuillenDr. Felix Zandman Endowed Professor of International Management and Professor of Sociology (secondary appointment), University of Pennsylvania

► April 8:  The Political Economy of Public Health: IMF Conditionality and Tuberculosis in Postcommunist Society
Lawrence KingProfessor of Sociology and Political Economy, Cambridge University

► April 22- Third Annual Theorodology Prize Lecture:  Theorizing the Economics of Knowledge-for-Itself
Andrew AbbottGustavus F. and Ann M. Swift Distinguished Service Professor, University of Chicago