John Torpey Elected 2016-17 President of Eastern Sociological Society

Professor John Torpey (Sociology), who serves as Director of the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies at the Graduate Center, has been elected to the top office of the Eastern Sociological Society, the regional professional association of sociologists. 
Torpey will be president-elect during 2015-16 and president during 2016-17. He follows two other members of the Graduate Center's doctoral faculty in Sociology — Nancy Foner and Barbara Katz-Rothman — who have each recently held the ESS presidency. 
Torpey will preside over the 2017 annual meeting of the organization, which will take place in Philadelphia.

Submitted on: DEC 23, 2014

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