Jennifer Bouek is the 2018-2019 OOW Council Student Representative. She was the recipient of the 2018 Thompson Graduate Student Paper Award for her Social Problems paper, “Navigating Networks: How Nonprofit Network Membership Shapes Response to Resource Scarcity.” Her dissertation, The Ecological Patterning and Effects of Child Care Markets, which is supported by the National Science Foundation, explores the institution of child care using in-depth interviews, as well as spatial and archival analysis of administrative records, survey data, and observational data. Bouek is currently finishing her Ph.D. in the Department of Sociology at Brown University. Below, she discusses her research and experiences at ASA.
On the Ground: Ethnography & Contemporary Social Crises
The Chicago Ethnography Conference Planning Committee invites graduate student abstract submissions (150-200 words) for the 19th Annual Chicago Ethnography Conference. We ask that you use your university email when submitting your work.
This conference brings together graduate students working within diverse social science fields to present ethnographic research that engages with pressing social issues.
Abstracts Due: December 18, 2016, 11:59 p.m.
Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS) has established an award for graduate students and recent Ph.D.s working in the area of women and paid work: employment and self-employment, informal market work, illegal work. The award is supported by a bequest from the family of the late Cheryl Allyn Miller, a sociologist and feminist who studied women and paid work.