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Dan Cornfield Archives

Kudos: Read about faculty, staff, student and alumni awards, appointments and achievements

Dec. 17, 2018—Read about Vanderbilt faculty, staff, student and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.

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All together now: What makes Nashville’s music community so strong

Dec. 8, 2015—Successful arts communities are anchored by three types of "artist-activists," visionaries who create opportunities for artists to develop their craft.

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Tensions between religion and secular society explored in new class

Mar. 13, 2015—A professor of Hebrew Bible and Jewish studies has created a cross-disciplinary course on secularism with the help of 29 faculty across eight schools.

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Vanderbilt experts can provide insights into Nashville’s growth

Nov. 12, 2014—Vanderbilt experts from a variety of fields are available to help explain issues surrounding Nashville's transformation into the latest “it” city.

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TIPSHEET: Cornfield available to comment on new UAW effort to form union in South

Jul. 10, 2014—Sociology Professor Dan Cornfield can comment on efforts to unionize a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga.

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Vanderbilt students named 2014 Goldwater winners

Mar. 25, 2014—Three Vanderbilt students have been recognized in this year’s Goldwater Scholars competition. The scholarship is the premier undergraduate award of its type for the fields of mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering.

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‘Nashville for All of Us’ topic of November (Lunch) Box talk

Nov. 4, 2013—Vanderbilt University professors Dan Cornfield and Alistair Newbern will discuss "Nashville for All of Us" at the Nov. 6 Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: Conversations with a Philosophical Flavor with David Wood.

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Expert available to discuss UAW organizing efforts in South

Oct. 21, 2013—Labor organizing victories in Southern states could have far-reaching political implications for the region and the nation, according to Vanderbilt University labor sociologist Dan Cornfield.

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Community mourns death of former Graduate School dean

Aug. 1, 2013—Ernest Campbell, who was instrumental in revitalizing Vanderbilt's Department of Sociology and Anthropology and known nationally for his research in race relations, desegregation and education, died July 28.

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Plan offered for more inclusive Nashville

Mar. 20, 2013—A 25-year plan for Nashville's future includes a report on inclusivity written by Vanderbilt sociologist Dan Cornfield.

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Tipsheet: State legislators pushing to limit power of public-employee unions could deal major blow to labor movement, widen income gap, slow pay gains for women

Jan. 6, 2011—“Efforts to weaken unions and cut wages and benefits among state and local government workers in the U.S. will reduce worker bargaining power and widen the gap between the ‘haves’ and ‘have nots’ in the nation," says sociology professor Dan Cornfield.

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Op-Ed: Crackdown shakes up a whole community

Mar. 5, 2008—An op-ed by Vanderbilt sociologist Dan Cornfield criticizing recent actions involving immigrants in Middle Tennessee.

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