Colloquium Schedule 2016-17

UC San Diego’s Sociology Colloquium Speaker Series offers the Sociology Community the opportunity to learn from Sociologist outside of UC San Diego. Colloquiums begin with a light lunch for the audience to enjoy as the guest speaker presents their topic. Guest speakers follow their presentation with a small Q&A.

All colloquiums are held either Tuesday or Thursday 12:30p-1:50p in SSB 101.

January 19th
Cristobal YoungStanford, Assistant Professor (Sociology)
Publications: “Millionaire Migration and the Taxation of the Elite: Evidence from Administrative Data.” ASR (2016)

January 23rd
Mary WatersHarvard, Professor (Sociology)
Publications:“Life after Hurricane Katrina: The Resilience in Survivors of Katrina (RISK) Project.” Sociological Forum (2016)Inheriting the City: The Children of Immigrants Come of Age (2010)

January 26
Steven TelesJohn Hopkins, Associate Professor (Political Science)
Publications:“Conservatives and Criminal Justice.” National AffairsThe Rise of the Conservative Legal Movement: The Battle for Control of the Law (2009)

February 9th
Jens Beckert
Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (Germany), Director
Publications: “Consumers’ Behavior and Distribution Effects of the Lottery Game in Germany.” Imagined Futures (2016)

February 16th
Lauren Rivera
Northwestern, Associate Professor (Management & Orgs; Sociology)
Publications: “Class Advantage, Commitment Penalty: The Gendered Effect of Social Class Signals in an Elite Labor Market.” ASR (2016)Pedigree (2015)

February 23rd
Peter Bearman
Columbia, Professor (Sociology)
Publications: “The Influence of Political Dynamics on Southern Lynch Mob Formation and Lethality.” Social Forces (2013)Doormen (2005)

March 2nd
Jerry (Gerald) Davis
Michigan, Professor (Business; Management and Orgs; Sociology)
Publications: “Can an Economy Survive Without Corporations?.” Academy of Management Perspectives (2016) The Vanishing American Corporation (2016)

March 9th
Omar Lizardo
Notre Dame, Professor (Sociology)
Publications:“Improving cultural analysis: Considering personal culture in its declarative and nondeclarative modes.” ASR (2017)