OOW Section Member, Phaedra Daipha announces the publication of her new book, Masters of Uncertainty: Weather Forecasters and the Quest for Ground Truth (University of Chicago Press).
The Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality seeks to support research that expands our knowledge of key trends in poverty and inequality. Awards will be made to “New Scholars” who will then join one of the CPI’s ten research groups. The proposal deadline is November 1, 2015. Read the RFP here: http://web.stanford.edu/group/scspi/prog_new_scholars.html.
Mini-Conference of the Comparative Historical Sociology Section
Friday, August 19, 2016
The Comparative Historical Sociology section of the American Sociological Association and the Equality Development and Globalization Studies (EDGS) program at Northwestern University are pleased to announce a mini-conference entitled “Can Comparative Historical Sociology Save the World?” The conference will take place August 19th, 2016 at the University of Washington, in Seattle.
SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENTISTS
Organizations and Their Effectiveness
June 27 through July 8, 2016
Robert Gibbons, Economics and Management, MIT
Woody Powell, Education and Sociology, Stanford University
ABOUT CASBS SUMMER INSTITUTE AND FELLOWSHIP
The CASBS 2016 summer institute, Organizations and Their Effectiveness, will take place from June 27 through July 8, 2016 at the Center on the Stanford University campus. Ten fellowships will be awarded to cover tuition, room and board, and travel. The deadline for applications will be in early January; decisions will be sent mid-February 2016.
Please join us for the 6th annual Arizona Methods Workshops
January 7-9, 2016
These 3-day workshops are open to everyone and are hosted by the School of Sociology at the University of Arizona in Tucson, where all workshops are held.
This year we are offering 6 workshops:
~ Qualitative Data Analysis in ATLAS.ti with Corey Abramson
~ Programming in Stata with Jennifer Earl
~ Introduction to Social Network Analysis with Joe Galaskiewicz
~ Qualitative Comparative Analysis with Claude Rubinson
~ Introduction to R with Katerina Sinclair
~ Introduction to Machine Learning with Jacob Foster
Cost is $400 for one workshop and $650 for two. Students receive a 50% discount. Graduate students can apply for the Scott R. Eliason Scholarship, which offers free tuition.
For details, registration, and information about lodging and scholarships:
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