Alka Menon

Alka Menon AlkaMenon2011@u.northwestern.edu
Advisor: Espeland

Areas of Interest:

Sociology of Science, Medicine and Knowledge; Sociology of Sexuality,
Gender and Race

 

Current Research:

Conducting an ethnography of a financial institution, and a qualitative study of the (physical) construction of race through biological means.

 

Awards/Honors:

2011-2012 Mellon Fellowship in Interdisciplinary Studies (Science Studies)

FACULTY SEARCHES

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY's Department of Sociology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position to begin in the Fall of 2015.  More information.


NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY'S Department of Sociology invites applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure eligible faculty appointment as Assistant Professor of Instruction, beginning September 1, 2015. More infromation.


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Urban/Community Workshop: Professor Marcus Britton, University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee
October 21, 20145:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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October 23, 201412:30 PM - 2:00 PM

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