Dr. Anne Figert (professor) was just elected Chair-elect/Chair of the American Sociological Association's (ASA) Section on Medical Sociology. This is one of the largest sections.
Discursive Colorlines at Work: How Epithets and Stereotypes are Racially Unequal, by David Embrick and Kasey Henricks.
Dr. Rhys Williams (Dept. Chair) and Thomas Josephsohn (PhD candidate) are co-editors of the August 2013 special issue of Critical Research on Religion; the issue includes articles by Courtney Irby (PhD candidate), Dr. Todd Fuist (Spring 2013 PhD graduate) and Thomas Josephsohn.