News & Events

  • Dartmouth College Assistant Professor Kimberly Rogers, along with colleagues Tobias Schröder and Jesse Hoey, is receiving a second award (the Outstanding Recent Contribution in Social Psychology Award from the Social Psychology Section of the American Sociological Association) for the following paper:

    Schröder, Tobias, Jesse Hoey, and Kimberly B. Rogers. 2016. "Modeling Dynamic Identities and Uncertainty in Social Interactions Bayesian Affect Control Theory." American Sociological...

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  • Online advertisers can already target you based on your age, gender, interests and location. Now, leaked documents suggest Facebook is working on ways to show advertisements based on your emotions and feelings.

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  • In conjunction with Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Dartmouth College will be hosting a two-panel Asian American studies symposium on Wednesday, May 17 and Friday, May 19, 2017.

    "Trans-Pacific Imaginaries: Entanglements and Embodiments of Diaspora in Asian American Studies"

    This symposium interrogates Asian/American studies to conceptualize immigration beyond a literal migration of bodies across borders. The panelists analyze how labor markets, cultural productions,...

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  • Sponsored by the U.S. government, the Fulbright Program is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other nations through international educational exchanges in more than 155 countries. Fulbright awards are available for research, graduate study, and teaching English.  Sharon Cho ’17 is one of fifteen Dartmouth students and alumni who have been offered Fulbright scholarships this year. Read the full Dartmouth News article...

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  • Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World, one of the journals of the American Sociological Association, has published this paper by Morgan Matthews '15 and Professor Kathryn Lively: "Making Volunteer-based Democracy 'Work': Gendered Coping Strategies in a Citizen Legislature."  The paper focuses on how state legislators working in a volunteer political institution cope with work and family responsibilities.  Read the full article...

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  • Gender, Work and Family

    Sociology 61/WGSS 33.05 at the 2A hour, Dist: SOC; WCult: W.

    The nature of work, family life, and gender relations has changed dramatically over the last half century. This course examines these trends, with a focus on implications for gender inequality in society. We will focus on patterns in paid labor force participation and family life in the United States, and discuss the major debates surrounding the causes and...

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  • Sociology major Emma Hartswick '17 reports on this recent experience:

    "The New Hampshire Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting offers students a chance to present their research in public health, and related disciplines, to local and state professionals. I presented at poster at this year's annual meeting on my sociology honors thesis work, “Because it Changes You” : Why Young Adults Use Alcohol and How They Perceive Misuse Prevention Messages. This research is the capstone of my...

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  • Dartmouth College Assistant Professor Kimberly Rogers, along with colleagues Tobias Schröder and Jesse Hoey, is being honored at the Montreal American Sociological Association meetings for the paper:

    Schröder, Tobias, Jesse Hoey, and Kimberly B. Rogers. 2016. "Modeling Dynamic Identities and Uncertainty in Social Interactions Bayesian Affect Control Theory." American Sociological Review 81 (4): 828-855.

    The paper is the 2017 recipient of the Mathematical Sociolgy Section...

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  • Here’s a question: What drug is the most addictive, least regulated, and most widely endorsed by our culture? Not heroin or cocaine. Not tobacco. Not even alcohol. You might want to put down your caramel ice decaf coffee while you read this: It’s sugar. Read the full article here.

  • Assistant Professor Kimberly Rogers has been awarded a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation, as part of the Trans-Atlantic Platform’s Digging into Data Challenge.

    The project, entitled "Theoretical and Empirical Modeling of Identity and Sentiments in Collaborative Groups," will provide new theoretical insights into the dynamics of self-organized collaborations, in which people come together to work on a common problem without prompting by a third party. A ...

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