Social Structure and Process: 
A Celebration of the Contributions
of Edward O. Laumann

Provisional Schedule, as of January 30, 2019.
All presentations will be held in SSRB 122.

8:00 - 8:30am

Registration and Breakfast

Social Science Research Building Lobby (1126 East 59th Street | Chicago, IL 60637)

8:30 - 9:00am

Welcome

Robert J. Zimmer, President of the University of Chicago
Dan Gaylin, President and Chief Executive Officer, NORC at the University of Chicago

Moderator: 
Colm O'Muircheartaigh, Professor, University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy

9:00 - 10:30am

Panel 1: Organizations

Moderator:
Ron Burt, The Hobart W. Williams Professor of Sociology and Strategy 
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Panelists:
Daniel Cornfield, Professor of Sociology, College of Arts and Science, Vanderbilt University
Ezra Zuckerman Sivan, Deputy Dean and the Alvin J. Siteman Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, MIT Sloan School of Management 
Roberto Fernandez, The William F. Pounds Professor in Management and Professor, Work and Organization Studies, MIT Sloan School of Management 
Ray Reagans, The Alfred P. Sloan Professsor of Management and Professor, Work and Organization Studies, MIT Sloan School of Management
Noah Friedkin, Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Letters and Science, University of California Santa Barbara

10:30 - 10:45am

Break

10:45 - 12:30pm

Panel 2: Politics and Law

Moderated by:
Elisabeth S. Clemens, The William Rainey Harper Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Sociology, The University of Chicago

Panelists:
David Knoke, Professor of Sociology, University of Minnesota
Peter V. Marsden, Edith and Benjamin Geisinger Professor of Sociology, Harvard University
Joseph Galaskiewicz, Professor of Sociology, The University of Arizona
Franz Pappi, Professor, Mannheim Centre for European Social Research, University of Mannheim
John P. Heinz, Owen L. Coon Professor of Law Emeritus, Northwestern University

12:30 - 1:30pm

Lunch

Speaker:
Linda Waite, The Lucy Flower Professor in Urban Sociology and Chair, Department of Sociology, The University of Chicago

1:30 - 3:15pm

Panel 3: Social and Biological Processes

Moderator: 
Kathleen Cagney, Professor, Department of Sociology, The University of Chicago

Panelists:
Phil Schumm, Sr. Biostatistician and Director, Research Computing Group, Department of Public Health Sciences, The University of Chicago
Martha McClintock, Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology, The University of Chicago
Jay Pinto, Professor of Surgery, University of Chicago
Megan Huisingh-Scheetz, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago
Elbert Huang, Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago

3:30 - 5:00pm

Panel 4: Sex and Health

Moderator:
Yoosik Youm, Professor of Sociology, Underwood Distinguished Professor, Yonsei University

Panelists:
Paula England, Professor of Sociology, Silver Professor of Arts and Science, New York University
Aniruddha (Bobby) Das, Associate Professor, Sociology, McGill University
James House, Professor Emeritus, University of Michigan
Martina Morris, Professor of Sociology and Statistics, University of Washington
Christopher Browning, Professor, Department of Sociology, The Ohio State University
Benjamin Cornwell, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Cornell University

6:00 - 6:30pm

Reception

The Quadrangle Club at the University of Chicago (1155 East 57th Street | Chicago, IL 60637)