Professor Barry Eidlin wins Canadian Sociological Association Early Investigator Award

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Assistant Professor Barry Eidlin was named the winner of the 2018 Early Investigator Award from the Canadian Sociological Association. It is awarded annually to a sociologist who is deemed to "have made significant research contributions in the early stages of their career.” In announcing the award, the CSA Research Advisory Subcommittee noted that it was"tremendously impressed with Dr. Eidlin’s research and publication record at this early stage of his career. His diverse accomplishments and intellectual leadership stood out as particularly stellar. The subcommittee felt that contributions Dr. Eidlin is making to Canadian and international sociological scholarship in the areas of class, inequality, and power are remarkable. The prestigious awards that he has won attest to the exceptional calibre of his work. Those nominating Dr. Eidlin describe him as creative, analytically rigorous, and theoretically sophisticated. The Subcommittee was also impressed with his role as a public intellectual and a builder of the discipline.”