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Manski discusses Palestine protests in Chile's El Mercurio

Manski discusses Palestine protests in Chile's El Mercurio

GM Sociology's Dr. Manski told El Mercurio, Chile's major daily, that the current Palestine "protest wave has much more in common with the student divestment campaigns of the 1980s and 1990s," than with the protests of the 1960s.

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) summer stipends

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) summer stipends

The National Endowment for the Humanities’ Summer Stipends program aims to stimulate new research in the humanities by providing small awards to individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Program guidelines are anticipated to become available on June 18, 2024, with a submission deadline of September 18, 2024. NEH will be offering a webinar for administrators and prospective applicants on July 10, 2024, at 2 p.m. (Registration required).

Resources for summer grant writing

Resources for summer grant writing

Mason’s Research Development Services is providing summer grant writing services including copy editing services for faculty wishing to receive input on the grammar, syntax, layout, and overall presentation of their grant applications. This work will be performed by graduate and advanced undergraduate students receiving technical editing training at Mason. Registration is required.

Faculty feature: Rutledge M. Dennis

Faculty feature: Rutledge M. Dennis

Rutledge M. Dennis, professor of sociology and anthropology, sits down with CHSS to discuss his academic journey and research.

IIR Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Joshua Tuttle

IIR Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Joshua Tuttle

Dr. Joshua Tuttle is a sociologist who graduated with his Ph.D. from George Mason University in 2019. From 2012 to 2017, Dr. Tuttle worked at the Institute for Immigration Research (IIR) as a Graduate Research Assistant, where he researched the contributions of immigrant communities to local economies.

From Earth Day to May Day

From Earth Day to May Day

As we celebrate May Day 2024, only a week after this year’s Earth Day, it presents an opportunity to explore the often overlooked connection between organized labor and environmental justice in the popular history of grassroots social movements.

IIR immigrant stories from Central Asia

IIR immigrant stories from Central Asia

Institute for Immigration Research (IIR) Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) Umida Hashimova recently interviewed three immigrants from Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. There are a little more than 100,000 immigrants from Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan in the Unites States, comprising approximately 0.23% of the immigrant population.