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Pitzer Professor Azamat Junisbai Wins Fulbright US Scholar Program Award to Kazakhstan

Azamat JunisbaiClaremont, Calif. (May 2, 2018)—Pitzer College Associate Professor of Sociology Azamat K. Junisbai has been selected as a 2018-19 Fulbright US Scholar. An authority on Central Asia, Junisbai will return to Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (KazNU) in Almaty, Kazakhstan, where he was an undergraduate sociology student in the mid-1990s. He will teach two graduate-level sociology [Read More...]
May 2, 2018
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Two Pitzer Professors, Two Countries, One Treasure Trove of Data

Claremont, Calif. (February 15, 2017)—Pitzer Professors Barbara and Azamat Junisbai’s research paper, “Two Countries, Five Years: Islam in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan through the Lens of Public Opinion Surveys,” has just been published in Central Asian Affairs, a peer-reviewed journal that features innovative social science research on contemporary developments in Central Asia. The husband-and-wife research team, [Read More...]
February 15, 2017
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Pitzer College Professor Azamat Junisbai Awarded a 2012-13 IREX Research Fellowship

Claremont, Calif. (April 27, 2012) — Pitzer College Assistant Professor of Sociology Azamat Junisbai has been awarded a research fellowship by the International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX) for his project “Norms of Social Justice and Welfare State Attitudes in Post-Soviet Central Asia.” With this fellowship, Junisbai plans to continue his study of social stratification [Read More...]
April 27, 2012