Skip to main content

Author

Study by Prof. David Hess Covered in Nature Energy

Jan. 24, 2019—A paper by David Hess in Energy Research and Social Science described the history of conflicts over community choice energy in California. Community choice is an approach to energy democracy that puts decision-making in the hands of local communities and enables local job creation and higher levels of renewable energy than the standard offer of...

Read more


Prof. Joshua Murray Quoted in Tennessean Article

Nov. 12, 2018—Professor Joshua Murray was quoted in a Tennessean article,  following the midterm election results for the gubernatorial and senator races in Tennessee, and the political influence of Williamson County on those results.

Read more


Prof. Larry Isaac publishes Chapter in Social Movements, Nonviolent Strategies, and the State

Nov. 1, 2018—Larry Isaac publishes: “Performative Power in Nonviolent Tactical Adaptation to Violence: Evidence from U.S. Civil Rights Movement Campaigns.” Chapter 2 in Social Movements, Nonviolent Strategies, and the State, edited by Hank Johnston.  forthcoming Routledge, 2019.

Read more


Prof. Larry Isaac publishes with recent PhD Anna Jacobs in Social Science History

Nov. 1, 2018—Larry Isaac publishes with recent Ph.D., Anna Jacobs: “Gender Composition in Contentious Collective Action: ‘Girl Strikers’ in Gilded Age America–Harmful, Helpful, or Both?”  Social Science History, forthcoming Winter, 2019.

Read more


Prof. Lijun Song publishes with Philip J. Pettis at Social Science & Medicine

Oct. 15, 2018—Song, Lijun and Philip J. Pettis. Forthcoming. “Does Whom You Know in the Status Hierarchy Prevent or Trigger Health Limitation? Institutional Embeddedness of Social Capital and Social Cost Theories in Three Societies.” Social Science & Medicine.

Read more


Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center Unveils Legacy Pioneers Portraits and Newly Renovated Legacy Lounge

Oct. 15, 2018—Individuals from Vanderbilt present and past who have made Vanderbilt a more inclusive space for black students, faculty and staff are the subject of 10 new portraits unveiled by the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center Oct. 10. The 10 Legacy Pioneer Portraits, which were painted by James Threalkill, BS’79, will hang in the Study Lounge inside...

Read more


Prof. André Christie-Mizell Named in Eighth Cohort of Vanderbilt Leadership Academy

Oct. 1, 2018—The Vanderbilt Leadership Academy welcomed its eighth cohort of learners this fall. The nine-month experience brings together a diverse group of university leaders from academia and administration to build knowledge, passion and expertise  to further the mission of the university and learn the meaning of leading by example. Professor Christie-Mizell is one of the 22...

Read more


Prof. Alexandre Frenette Appointed as New Associate Director of the Curb Center

Oct. 1, 2018—Jay Clayton, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor in the Department of English, as been reappointed as the director of the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, and Public Policy, and is joined by a new associate director Alexandre Frenette. They will continue to expand the reach and visibility of the Curb Center and its core programs and...

Read more