• Yair Kaldor had an article published in Socio-Economic Review and the American Sociological Association put a blog post about it on their “Works in Progress” page. Click here to read the post.


  • Caitlin Bourbeau won the CALS Academic Staff Award for Excellence in Service.


  • Ike Leslie received a Fulbright-Hays DDRA fellowship to finish his dissertation research in Argentina.


  • An article by Malia Jones is in Health Affairs. Read more.


  • Laura Hanson Schlachter received a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant for her project: The Constructive Side of Social Movements.


  • Professor Samer Alatout’s (2008) article, “States of Scarcity: Water, Space, and Identity Politics in Israel, 1948-1959”, has been selected by the editors of Environment and Planning Journals to appear in a special collection celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the journals. It will be freely available on the journals’ website:


  • Jane Collins was awarded with a Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) Named Professorship this year. The award is one of the highest honors that UW-Madison gives.


  • Jane Collins’ new book, Three Movements to Change How We Think about the Economy, will be out in January. Read more.