We regret that Brian Obach will not be able to travel to Ithaca this week and the seminar, "Stunted Sustainability: Organic movement strategy and the quest for sustainable agriculture," is canceled until further notice.
Cornell Chronicle - . . . Stepping beyond the borders of engineering classroom buildings, Zhang helps Cornell’s Community and Regional Development Institute build sustainably green localities. “It’s a process where community members aspire to a better place and strive to take local actions. My role as an engineer is either as an enabler or facilitator to achieve their goal.” Read more
Development Sociology's Nina Glasgow is quoted in this article which focuses on rural older people. Eddy Berry, who did a sabbatical in the department and co-edited with Dr. Glasgow the book on rural aging, is also quoted. The article will be published Tuesday, April 12 in the Science Times section of the print NYT. Read more
The Department of Development Sociology will host an informal reception from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 14th to celebrate and experience a new photo & video exhibit at the Mann Library Gallery (2nd floor),curated by our own Dr. Rachel Bezner Kerr. Read more
Congratulations to Fernando Galeana Rodriguez who was awarded both an Engaged Graduate Student Grant from Engaged Cornell and a Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship from the Social Science Research Council for his project “Indigenous Territorial Governance and the New Latin American State.” Read more
Read a brief history the Department of Development's Sociology 100-year history, compiled by Julie N. Zimmerman, University of Kentucky, and David Brown, Cornell University for the American Sociological Association. Read more
Tom Hirschl - Appearance on "Inside Story"
Dec 18, 2015
Professor Tom Hirschl recently appeared on a cable show entitled "Inside Story" about the demise of the American middle class. the show is hosed by Ray Suarez, formerly of NPR.
“I believe that the center will benefit a great deal from Rachel’s deeply interdisciplinary work on food and nutrition security," says Hirokazu Miyazaki, director of the Einaudi Center. “I look forward to collaborating with her in our effort to address global sustainability issues." Read more