About the Speaker:
Andrew J. Cherlin received his undergraduate degree from Yale University in 1970 and a Ph.D. degree in Sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1976. He started working at Johns Hopkins as an assistant professor in 1976 and has been there ever since. He served as President of the Population Association of America in 1999. In 2003 he received the Distinguished Career Award from the Family Section of the American Sociological Association. In 2005 he was a Guggenheim Fellow. In 2009 he received the Irene B. Taeuber Award from the Population Association of America, in recognition of outstanding accomplishments in demographic Research. And in 2013-2014 he was a Visiting Scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation.
About the Lecture
The Morris Rosenberg Memorial Lectureship was established in the Department of Sociology at the University of Maryland to pay tribute to the scholarly contributions made by Dr. Rosenberg. The lectureship brings emninent sociologists to campus each year who have made substantial scholarly cotnributions to the discipline. The inaugural Rosenberg Lecture was given by Charles Tilly in October 1999. Since then, the Lectureship has brought some of the most prominent sociologists to speak to UMD Sociology community.
There will be a reception immediately following the lecture in the Atrium of the Parren J. Mitchell Art-Sociology Building. We hope to see you there!