|Sociologists in the news|
Abdallah Badahdah received the Great Plains Sociological Association Teaching Award at the annual meeting. Kathleen Tiemann was appointed to the position of executive editor of the journal Humanity & Society. Daphne Pedersen Stevens is president-elect of the Great Plains Sociological Association and was also named editor of the Great Plains Sociologist. Clifford Staples published "Cross-Border Acquisitions and Board Globalization in the World's Largest TNCs, 1995–2005" in Sociological Quarterly. He is giving an invited paper titled "The Transnational Corporate Elite: Evidence from the 2006 Global Fortune 500" at a conference on "Solidarity and Citizenship in World Politics" at the University of Helsinki, Collegium for Advanced Studies, Helsinki, Finland. Janet Kelly Moen is one of the planners of the Community University Forum (April 18-19) and the subsequent journal. She is also working with Britney Sudman on a Carter Center entrepreneurship grant. Frank White, Tim Driscoll, Abdallah Badahdah and Krista Lynn Minnotte were all named as Faculty Stars by UND Presidential Scholars.
-- Kathleen Tiemann, Professor and Chair, Sociology, email@example.com, 7-2188