The Sociology Department would like to congratulate PhD Candidate, Anya Galli, for being awarded the 2017 Mayer N. Zald Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Student Paper Award from the Collective Behavior and Social Movements section of the American Sociological Association! The article was based off of Anya's second year paper.
Congraulations to Dr. Kris Marsh, for being selected by the Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Education's (OMSE) Academy of Excelleceas the recipient of the 2017 Excellence in Service Medal for Outstanding Faculty!
How do our social and professional circles affect the way we share and consume information? How might these networks impact climate and energy policymaking? A research team from the University of Maryland received an additional $450,000 from theMacArthur Foundationto examine how climate and energy policy networks are evolving at both state and federal levels in response to the 2016 election. In total, the Foundation has provided $900,000 in research support for the 3-year project.