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Risman Inducted into Sociological Research Association

Oct 15 2015

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CASBS fellow Barbara Risman, an expert on gender, sexuality, marriage, and family, has been inducted into the Sociological Research Association, an honor society of sociological scholars founded in 1936 and comprises approximately 425 members from the United States and Canada. The association’s mission is to recognize and promote excellence in sociological research.

“I am very honored to join, and look forward to the opportunities this gives me in the future for networking with researchers in many different sub-fields of sociology,” said Risman.

Read a press release about her induction here.

Risman is professor and chair of the department of sociology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Among her many honors is the Award for the Public Understanding of Sociology from the American Sociological Association.