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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 ...

Jaime Kucinskas
Kucinskas Publishes Article on Religious Movements' Unobtrusive Tactics

A forthcoming article in the Sociology of Religion titled "The Unobtrusive Tactics of Religious Movements," by Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology Jaime Kucinskas,   is available through advance access.  The article discusses how religious movements build upon and through secular institutions to expand their influence.  More ...

Jaime Kucinskas
Kucinskas Presents Research at Society for the Scientific Study of Religion

Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology Jaime Kucinskas presented her research on how strategic mediators had to be to bring their Buddhsit-inspired practices into various types of work, at the 2014 Society for the Scientific Study of Religion annual conference in Indianapolis.  More ...

How College Works
Chronicle of Higher Education Features Chambliss Video

How College Works, a book co-authored by Eugene M. Tobin Distinguished Professor of Sociology Daniel Chambliss and his former student Chris Takacs ’05, has been featured by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of its book club selections for the last six weeks. In closing the book discussion on the Chronicle site and in social media via #ChronBooks, the publication is featuring a video of Chambliss.  More ...

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