Meet Your Council: David S. Pedulla

David Pedulla is currently serving on the OOW Council.  David is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Stanford UniversityPedulla_Headshot_111016. His research interests include race and gender stratification, labor markets, and economic and organizational sociology. Specifically, his research agenda examines the consequences of nonstandard, contingent, and precarious employment for workers’ social and economic outcomes as well as the processes leading to race and gender labor market stratification. David’s research has appeared in American Sociological ReviewAmerican Journal of SociologySocial Forces, and other academic journals. His work has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the Russell Sage Foundation, and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, among other organizations. He received in Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Policy from Princeton University.  Below, David shares his thoughts on exciting areas in the subfield, as well as conference advice just in time for ASA. Continue reading “Meet Your Council: David S. Pedulla”

Job Posting: TT-position at UC Santa Barbara’s Technology Management Program

JPF01273 Associate or Assistant Professor in Technology Management

UC Santa Barbara’s Technology Management Program invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of assistant professor (tenure-track) or associate professor (with tenure). The appointment will be effective July 1, 2019, and the candidate is expected to be in residence beginning fall quarter, 2019. The successful candidate will complement a growing faculty engaged in cutting-edge research and teaching at the intersection of social and technological systems.

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Job Postings: Yale Sociology

Please see the job postings below.

Job Description:

The Department of Sociology at Yale University intends to make multiple tenure track (untenured) appointments beginning July 1, 2019.  We are seeking applicants whose work uses quantitative methods to study social inequality broadly defined.  Substantive fields include but are not limited to race and ethnicity, immigration, gender, education, family, urban sociology, social networks, computational social science, demography, health, and the labor force.  Candidates should be able to teach courses in undergraduate and graduate level statistics.  Candidates should submit a letter of application; CV; writing sample, and three letters of reference.  Submissions for the position may be made via

Review of applications will begin September 15, 2018

Employer Description: Yale University is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity employer.  Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

Contact: Lisa Camera
Phone: (203) 432-3313

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A Brief Report on Research in the Sociology of Work

Steven Vallas, Northeastern University

Sociologists studying work, organizations, and economic institutions will already know about Research in the Sociology of Work, sponsored by OOW for several years now. Here’s brief report on recent events. Now using a hybrid model, RSW is open to both general-topic submissions in the field and to papers responding to thematic calls for special issues.

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The Crisis of History and the History of Crisis: Mini-Conference at ASA 2018

The Crisis of History and the History of Crisis

Mini-Conference, sponsored by the Comparative-Historical Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association, August 10, 2018

All panels and reception to be held at the University of Pennsylvania, Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics, 133 S. 36th St., Philadelphia, August 10, 2018

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