Sociology Professor to Teach at Tohoku University Alejandro Angee is the latest MDC recipient of a prestigious Fulbright fellowship. Angee, an associate professor of sociology based at Wolfson Campus, will be headed to Sendai, Japan, to teach at Tohoku University. Angee is best known for his research on labor, globalization and migration. He has explored urgent topics like wage theft, mistreatment of immigrants in the workplace, and other issues that affect the most vulnerable members of society. Angee’s project for Sendai, titled “Sociology of the United States: A Critical Study of Structural and Institutional Arrangements in 21st Century America,” will tackle these issues from a broad perspective and examine entrenched relationships that hinder social equality. “The Fulbright program naturally aligns with our own commitment to drive innovation through teaching, mentoring and learning experiences that transform students, the community, the nation and the world,” said Tatiana Mackliff, executive director of International Education at MDC. MDC Professor Alejandro Angee is heading to Sendai, Japan, to teach at Tohoku University. In addition to the Fulbright award, Angee has travelled three times to Salzburg, Austria, as a fel-low of the Global Citizenship Seminar to share his work with international scholars. Among other distinctions, he has twice received the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology’s Student Achievement Award.
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