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Dan Chambliss
Chambliss to Serve on ASA Council

Daniel Chambliss, the Eugene M. Tobin Distinguished Professor of Sociology, was recently elected to serve as an at-large member of the Council of the American Sociological Association (ASA). The Council is the 15-member governing board of the ASA and the organization’s top policy-making body.  More ...

Dennis Gilbert
NY Times, Pacifica Radio KPFA and Monocle Feature Hamilton Professors

Three Hamilton professors, Professor of Sociology Dennis Gilbert, Associate Professor of Government Peter Cannavo and Assistant Professor of Government Erica de Bruin have participated recently in interviews in their areas of expertise with media outlets based in New York, California and London. Here are brief summaries and links to them.   More ...

Dan Chambliss
WAMC's Academic Minute Features Chambliss

WAMC/Northeast Public Radio will feature a reading by Daniel Chambliss, the Eugene M. Tobin Distinguished Professor of Sociology,  on Friday, May 22, as part of the station’s Academic Minute, a nationally syndicated program. Chambliss’ piece focuses on the key ingredients of a college experience that keep students engaged and motivated. The program is broadcast locally on WAMC at 90.3 FM at 7:34 a.m. and 3:56 p.m. and can also be accessed at InsideHigherEd.com here.  More ...

Dan Chambliss discusses <em>How College Works</em> at MIT
Chambliss Discusses How College Works with Alumni

Daniel Chambliss, the Eugene M. Tobin Distinguished Professor of Sociology, discussed How College Works at several recent alumni events in New England. The book, which he co-authored with Christopher Takacs ’05, was published in 2014 by Harvard University Press.  More ...

Dan Chambliss
Chambliss Discusses How College Works

Daniel Chambliss, the Eugene M. Tobin Distinguished Professor of Sociology, discussed How College Works at several colleges and secondary schools during past few months. Chambliss co-authored the book with his former student Christopher Takacs ’05.  More ...

Dan Chambliss
Chambliss Discusses How College Works at Lafayette

Daniel Chambliss, the Eugene M. Tobin Distinguished Professor of Sociology, presented a lecture on Feb. 11 at Lafayette College. He discussed How College Works, a book he co-authored with his former student Christopher Takacs ’05.  More ...

Dennis Gilbert
New York Times Publishes Gilbert Letter

The New York Times printed a letter to the editor written by Professor of Sociology Dennis Gilbert in response to a Jan. 26 article titled “More Fall Out as Middle Class Shrinks Further”  The letter, published on Jan. 30, was titled “Defining the Middle Class.” Gilbert is the author of The American Class Structure in an Age of Growing Inequality, and often speaks to the media on related topics.  More ...

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