Sylvie Honig

591 Franklin Street
Apartment 1
Cambridge, MA 02139
shonig@uchicago.edu


Education

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
2010              Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Sociology (expected)
2005              Master of Arts, Department of Sociology
                      Fields of Specialization: Family, Gender, Qualitative Methods, Life Course Theory 
                      Dissertation: “Untangling the apron strings: Gender and family relationships in the
                      delayed transition to adulthood”
                      Doctoral Committee: Richard Taub (Chair), Saskia Sassen, Omar McRoberts, and
                      Richard Settersten

TUFTS UNIVERSITY 
2000              Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, Departments of Sociology and French

Honors and Awards

2007-2008     Henderson Fellow, Division of Social Sciences, University of Chicago 
2002-2006     University Fellow, Division of Social Sciences, University of Chicago 
2000              Frederick J. Shepler Memorial Prize in French, Tufts University

Teaching Positions

2010              Lecturer, Introduction to Sociology, Tufts University
2009              Lecturer, Family and Intimate Relationships, Tufts University
2008              Lecturer, Transitions to Adulthood, Tufts University
2005              Adjunct Instructor, Urban Sociology, CUNY—College of Staten Island
2004              Teaching Assistant, Urban Structure and Process, Prof. Sassen, Univ. of Chicago 
1999              Instructor, The Art and Industry of Film, Tufts University

Research Positions

2006-2007     Graduate Research Assistant
                      Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, Dept. of Epidemiology. PI: Leslie
                      Davidson, PhD, MSc, “Reproductive, Perinatal and Pediatric Epidemiology Training:
                      The REPPET Program,” NICHD
2006-2007     Graduate Research Assistant
                      Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, Dept. of Epidemiology. PI: Leslie 
Davidson,                       PhD, MSc, “Healthand Psychosocial Needs of Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders in a Time                       of AIDS,” NIH
2004-2005     Graduate Research Assistant
                      Columbia University, International Center for Health Outcomes and Innovations
Research (InChoir).                       PI: Richard Nelson, PhD, “Chronic Congestive Heart Failure &Mechanical Assist Devices,” Merck                       Foundation
                    

Publications

Honig, Sylvie. “Tight-knit? Urban social ties in a young women’s knitting group,” under review at City & Community.

Presentations

2010              “Young adults and their parents: Gender, dependence, and subjective feelings of adulthood,” Eastern                       Sociological Society. Boston, MA.
2009              “Young adults and their parents: Gender, dependence, and subjective feelings of
adulthood,” Fourth                       Emerging Adulthood Conference. Atlanta, GA.
2009              “Apron strings attached: Parental dependence and hindered development in the transition to
                      adulthood,” Panel on the Family and Kinship, Annual Meeting of the American Sociological                       Association. San Francisco, CA.
2009              “Apron strings attached: Parental dependence and hindered development in the transition to
                      adulthood,” Inter-Ivy Sociology Symposium, Columbia University. New York, NY.
2008              “Socialization, Parental Dependence, and Hindered Development in Career,” Section on Children and
                      Youth, Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. Boston, MA.
2008              “Parental dependence, socialization and hindered development in career,” Panel on Family and
                      Youth. Inter-Ivy Sociology Symposium, Princeton University. Princeton, NJ.
2007              “Tight-knit? Urban social ties in a young women’s knitting group,” Panel on Ethnography of Work,
                      Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. New York, NY.
2005              “Tight-knit? Urban social ties in a young women’s knitting group,” Workshop On Social Structures &
                      Processes in Urban Space, University of Chicago. Chicago, IL.

Professional Service

2005-2010      Ad-hoc manuscript reviewer, American Journal of Sociology
2002-2010      Member, American Sociological Association
2006-2010      Section membership: Aging and the Life Course
2010               Member, Eastern Sociological Association
2010               Member, Sociologists for Women in Society
2010               Ad-hoc manuscript reviewer, Sociological Forum

Language Competence

French—native speaker; Spanish—proficient reading and writing ability
 

References

Richard Taub, PhD
Paul Klapper Professor in Social Sciences, Chairman of the Committee on Human Development, Professor in the Dept. of Sociology, University of Chicago
rpt2@uchicago.edu
773-702-7927
Dept. of Human Development, 5730 South Woodlawn Ave., Rm. 205, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637

Professor Omar McRoberts, PhD
Associate Professor in the Dept. of Sociology and The College, University of Chicago
omcrober@uchicago.edu 
773-834-8970
Dept. of Sociology, 1126 East 59th St., Rm. 427, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637

Saskia Sassen, PhD
Helen and Robert Lynd Professor, Committee on Global Thought and Dept. of Sociology, Columbia University
sjs2@columbia.edu
212-854-0790
Dept. of Sociology, 412 Fayerweather Hall, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027

Richard Settersten
Professor of Human Development and Family Sciences, Oregon State University
Richard.Settersten@oregonstate.edu
541-737-8902
322 Milam Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331-5102