As Time Goes By: Social and Institutional Change
2018 Annual Meeting

Hyatt Regency Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
February 22-25, 2018

Organized by Victor Nee (President), Vilna Bashi Treitler (Vice-President), Filiz Garip (Program Chair)



Robin Williams Jr. Lecture
Grace Kao, Yale University

Immigration and Race in American Society
Robert Sampson, Harvard University & William Julius Wilson, Harvard University
Followed by reception

Presidential Address
Victor Nee, Cornell University
Followed by reception


The Rise of Extractive Logics
Michaeline A. Crichlow, Duke University
Patricia Fernandez Kelly, Princeton University
Saskia Sassen, Columbia University
Juliet Schor, Boston College

Changing Economic Lives
Nina Bandelj, UC Irvine
Lisa Servon, City and Regional Planning, University of Pennsylvania
Rachel Sherman, New School for Social Research
Fred Wherry, Princeton University
Viviana Zelizer, Princeton University

Immigration and the New American Mainstream
Richard Alba, CUNY Graduate Center
Nancy Foner, CUNY Graduate Center
Van Tran, Columbia University
Daniel Lichter, Cornell University & Zhenchao Qian, Ohio State University

Institutions and National Development
Nina Bandelj, UC Irvine
Susan Eckstein, Boston University
Alejandro Portes, Princeton University
Jose Luis Velasco, National University of Mexico (UNAM)

Racial Inequality, Culture and Institutional Change
Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, Duke University
Pawan Dhingra, Tufts University
Nazli Kibria, Boston University
Michèle Lamont, Harvard University

Scholars Denied
Mitchell Duneier, Princeton University
Cheryl Townsend Gilkes, Colby College
Aldon Morris, Northwestern University

Cultural Change
Christopher Bail, Duke University
Paul DiMaggio, New York University
Filiz Garip, Cornell University
Hana Shepard, Rutgers University
Iddo Tavory, New York University

Personal Networks in the Internet Era
Elizabeth Bruch, University of Michigan
Keith Hampton, Michigan State University
Mario Luis Small, Harvard University

Justice in America: Continuity & Change
Monica Bell, Yale University
Jerry Flores, University of Toronto
Carla Shedd, CUNY Graduate Center
Bruce Western, Harvard University

Civil Sphere and Social Movements
Jeffrey Alexander, Yale University
Todd Madigan, Yale University
Eric Malczewski, Harvard University

Dalton Conley, Princeton University
Ben Domingue, Stanford University
Jessica Faul, University of Michigan
Ramina Sotoudeh, Princeton university
Felix Tropf, Oxford University

Changing Power Relations in the City
Gianpaolo Baiocchi, New York University
Debbie Becher, Barnard and Columbia
Scott Frickel, Brown University
Harvey Molotch, New York University
Michael Schwartz, Stony Brook

“A Beautiful Ghetto”: A discussion with photographer Devin Allen

Gender Inequality and Institutional Change

Irene Boeckmann, University of Toronto
Mary C. Brinton, Harvard University
Lena Hipp, WZB Berlin Social Science Center
Donald Tomaskovic-Devey, University of Massachusetts-Amherst


Participants to be announced:

Power and Paradigm in Sociology
Organizer: Vilna Bashi Treitler, UC Santa Barbara

Computational Social Science
Organizer: Duncan Watts, Microsoft Research

Technological Innovation, Organizations, and the Changing Nature of Work
Organizer: Diane Vaughan, Columbia University

Theme TBA
Organizer: Patricia Fernandez-Kelly, Princeton University