STEW Professionalization Panel on Job Market Alternatives: Europe and Interdisciplinary Fields

We are very happy to announce the STEW Professionalization Panel on Job Market Alternatives: Europe and Interdisciplinary Fields to take place on March 5th at 12:30PM in Harper Memorial Library Room 150.

The panel will feature Niklas Woermann, visiting professor of Sociology from the University of Southern Denmark. Professor Woermann will be sharing information about career options and strategies, particularly in Germany and Scandinavia, as well as working and publishing in the fast-growing interdisciplinary fields adjacent to sociology. Prof. Woermann will be sharing practical advice based on his experience working in 5 European countries and two disciplines. Topics will include publishing, networking, funding, teaching, career patterns, work-life balance, reputation, and returning to sociology and the US.

This event will be held on Monday,  March 5th between 12:30 and 1:50PM in Haper Memorial Library room 150. 

Melissa Osborne at STEW

We are very happy to announce that Melissa Osborne, Sociology PhD Candidate, will be presenting her work at STEW on January 29th. She will be presenting her work entitled “Learning to Play the Field: Considering the Extended Advantages of Elite Secondary Education for Low-Income and First-Generation College Students” 

Melissa Osborne is a PhD candidate in sociology at the University of Chicago. Her research focuses on social mobility and inequality across different contexts. Her dissertation project focuses on the experiences of first generation and low income students attending colleges and universities across the United States and considers the role that different forms of institutional support and intervention play in their trajectories and outcomes.

This event will be held on Monday,  January 29th between 12:30 and 2PM in Haper Memorial Library room 150.