Department of Sociology

SSRC Faculty Seed Grant Request for Proposals

The third request for proposals for the Social Sciences Research Center Faculty Seed Grant Program has been issued. These one- to two-year grants will support early or novel stage research by SSD faculty, with an emphasis on projects broader than any single discipline. The attached call outlines the application requirements and grant amounts. The deadline to apply is 5:00 PM, Central Time, January 17, 2020.

 

Katherine Kinzler Named as Deputy Dean for the Division of the Social Sciences

Katherine D. Kinzler, a professor in the Department of Psychology, has agreed to serve as a deputy dean for the Division.

 

In that role, she will provide leadership on the division’s strategic initiatives as well as its alumni relations and public engagement portfolio. She will also engage with divisional faculty regarding external review processes and doctoral program connections to the professional schools. She joins Mark Bradley, Kate Cagney, and Mark Hansen in serving as a deputy dean.

April 4 event will revisit Robert Park and Ernest Burgess’s The City

First published in 1925, The City is a trailblazing text in urban history, urban sociology, and urban studies. Join us for this panel discussion on the work’s continuing relevance on the occasion of a new edition from The University of Chicago Press.

 

Thursday, April 4, 2019

5:00pm – 7:00pm

Regenstein Library, Room 122

1100 E. 57th Street

Chicago IL 60637

 

Call for Proposals for SSRC Seed Grant Applications

The Social Sciences Research Center offers one- to two-year seed grants to faculty in the Division of the Social Sciences intended to support early or novel stage research, with a special focus on research projects that exceed the boundaries of any one discipline. Priority will be given to projects expected to be highly competitive for funding once scaled. Proposals from junior faculty and for multi-investigator projects are encouraged. Projects may start as soon as March 1, 2019.

 

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