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Prof. Dan Cornfield was quoted in the Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant

Feb. 18, 2022—Prof. Dan Cornfield was quoted in the Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant  on the shift in work attitudes driving the Great Resignation

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Grad Student Philip Pettis accepts tenure-track Assistant Professor position at Michigan State University

Feb. 18, 2022—Grad Student Philip Pettis accepts tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Sociology at Michigan State University.

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Prof. Dan Cornfield is quoted in Retail Dive on the Amazon union drive in Bessemer, Alabama.

Feb. 16, 2022—Prof. Dan Cornfield is quoted in Retail Dive on the Amazon union drive in Bessemer, Alabama, and its parallels with the Great Resignation.

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Prof. Dan Cornfield is quoted in Al Jazeera on the Great Resignation and the restructuring of worker attitudes hastened by the pandemic-induced recession. 

Feb. 2, 2022—Dan Cornfield is quoted in Al Jazeera on the Great Resignation and the restructuring of worker attitudes hastened by the pandemic-induced recession.

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Living history: Sociology Professor Shaul Kelner creates COVID-19 pop-up art installation.

Jan. 25, 2022—  Living history: Sociology Professor Shaul Kelner creates COVID-19 pop-up art installation.      

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Quan Mai (Rutgers; VU Ph.D. 2018), Lijun Song, and Rachel Donnelly hosted a virtual, international mini-conference

Jan. 24, 2022—Quan Mai (Rutgers; VU Ph.D. 2018), Lijun Song, and Rachel Donnelly hosted a virtual, international mini-conference, “Precarious Employment and Well-Being during the COVID-19 Pandemic,” organized by Work and Occupations (Editor: Daniel Cornfield) on Friday, January 21. Conference participants came from seven different countries. Please find the conference program here.  

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Post-Doctoral Fellow, Dr. Marva V. Goodson-Miller, accepts tenure-track assistant professor position

Jan. 10, 2022—Dr. Marva V. Goodson-Miller has accepted a tenure-track assistant professor position in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University. She will start her new position this July. Click here for her new journal article that came out in Social Networks.

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Vanderbilt doctoral student conducts first-ever study of life expectancy among different Asian American ethnic groups

Dec. 1, 2021—Vanderbilt doctoral student conducts first-ever study of life expectancy among different Asian American ethnic groups

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Prof. Josh Murray quoted: “Is Ford’s Promotion Spree Enough to Appease Labor and Meet EV Production Demand?”

Oct. 26, 2021—Prof. Josh Murray quoted: “Is Ford’s Promotion Spree Enough to Appease Labor and Meet EV Production Demand?”

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Professor Dan Cornfield is quoted on the rise of strikes in the U.S. in the Spanish news outlet, El Confidencial.

Oct. 25, 2021—Professor Dan Cornfield is quoted on the rise of strikes in the U.S. in the Spanish news outlet, El Confidencial.

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