Meghan Kallman

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Contact Information:
Brown University 
Department of Sociology 
Box 1916 
Providence, RI 02912  
Fax: (401) 863-3213
Email: Meghan_Kallman@brown.edu

Year of Entry: 2010

Previous Degree:
MA (2009) University of Chicago
BA (2005) Smith College

Area of Interest:
Organizations; Development; Ethnicity

Affiliations:
Contested Illnesses Research Group
Cogut Center for the Humanities 

DISSERTATION:

Title: Bureaucratized morality, institutional durability: organizationally mediated idealism in the Peace Corps.

Committee: Mark C. Suchman (Chair), Nitsan Chorev, Patrick Heller, Josh Pacewictz

MANUSCRIPTS IN PREPARATION

  • ‘Bureaucratized altruism: professionalization and depoliticization in the Peace Corps’.

SUBMITTED MANUSCRIPTS

  • Kallman, Meghan, and Stephanie Malin. ‘Marketable Social Movements: A comparison of three US social movements’ (R&R, Antipode, September 2014)
  • Kallman, Meghan. ‘Theorizing radicalism for the rationalized world: SMOs, NGOs, and formal organization under neoliberalism’ (under review, May 2014)
  • Kallman, Meghan ‘Institutional logics in nonprofit funding relationships’ (under review, May 2014).
  • Kallman, Meghan. ‘Network pathologies and grantmaking in international sustainable development work’ (R&R, Organization Studies, March 2014).

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES   AND BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Kallman, Meghan. ‘Technical, Emotional, Professional: Idealism and Commitment in the Peace Corps’ in Materiality, Rules, and Regulation, François-Xavier du Vaujany & Nathalie Mitev, eds. London: Palgrave (Forthcoming).
  • Kallman, Meghan. ‘Making the Cosmopolitan Canopy in Boston’s Haymarket Square’ (Published online May 2014, forthcoming in print, Ethnic and Racial Studies)
  • 2013. “Get your schmooze on: tensions, perspectives, and paradoxes in NGO funding relationships”. British Journal of Arts and Social Sciences 13(1), pp. 44-68.

BOOKS

  • Kallman, Meghan, and Terry N. Clark. “The Third Sector”. (Under contract, September 2014)
  • Clark, Terry N. and Meghan Kallman. “The Global Transformation of Organized Groups: New Roles for Community Service Organizations, Non-Profits, and the New Political Culture” (2011). Policy report commissioned by the China International Center for Economic and Technical Exchanges, Ministry of Commerce, Beijing.

GRANTS, AWARDS, AND RECOGNITION 

  • Dissertation Improvement Grant, National Science Foundation, June 2014, $11,932
  • Joukouwsky Summer Research Award, Graduate School, Brown University. 2014. $2,000
  • Graduate Teaching Fellowship, Department of Sociology, Brown University, Fall 2014. Full tuition support and $11,000 stipend for one semester.
  • Steinhaus-Zisson Research Grant, Pembroke Center, Brown University, 2013-2014, $1,750
  • Feinberg Research Award, Brown University, 2013 $200
  • Graduate Fellowship, Cogut Center for the Humanities, Brown University, 2013-2014, full tuition support and $30,000 annual stipend
  • Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy, Dissertation Research Grant, 2013, $7,500
  • Feinberg Research Award, Brown University, 2012, $500
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP) 2011-2014, full tuition support and $32,000 annual stipend for three academic years
  • Graduate Research Fellowship, Brown University, 2010-2011, full tuition support and $25,000 stipend
  • San Carlos Foundation 2-year award for US professionals working in developing countries, 2007-2008                 
  • Elizabeth Drew Prize for Best Fiction Writing, Smith College, 2004                                                             
  • Gertrude Posner Spencer Prizes (2 distinct prizes) for Excellence in Writing Fiction, Smith College, 2004

TEACHING

  • Theories of the Third Sector and Civil Society, Brown University, instructor (Autumn 2014)
  • Introductory Sociology, Rhode Island Department of Corrections/Community College of Rhode Island, Men’s Medium Security Facility (Autumn 2014)
  • Certificate Course #1, Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning, Brown University (2013-2014)
  • Associate, Brown University Writing Center (2012-current)
  • Qualitative Research Methods, Brown University BEO special seminar (Summer 2012)
  • Sociology 1030: Organizational Theories for the Public and Private Sector (co-instructor, Autumn 2011)

Conference Papers Read:

“Bureaucratized morality, institutional durability: organizationally mediated idealism in the Peace Corps”

  • Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Mexico City, Mexico, December 2013

“Theorizing rebellion for the interconnected word: civil society and formal organizations under neoliberalism”

  • Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Mexico City, Mexico, December 2013

“Third Sectors and Democratic Governance”

  • The Third Sector and Social Transformation: A Comparative Perspective. Co-sponsored by the National Academy of Governance and The University of Chicago Center in Beijing, Beijing, China, August 2013

“Network pathologies in international sustainable development work”

  • 108th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Regular Session on Organizations, Occupations, and Work, New York, NY, August 2013

“Grantmaking and network pathologies in international sustainable development work”

  • 8th Annual Organization Studies Workshop, Mykonos, Greece, May 2013

“Grantmaking and network pathologies in international sustainable development work”

  • Mini-Conference on Development Sociology, Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, March 2013

“Competing priorities: grantmaking and network pathologies in international sustainable development work”

  • American Sociological Association Development Sociology Section Annual Conference, Charlottesville, Virginia, November 2012

“Preoccupied bodies: embodiment in social dislocation and protest”

  • American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, August 2012

“Preoccupied bodies: embodiment in social dislocation and protest”

  • Annual Meeting of the Global Studies Association of North America: Dystopia and Global Rebellion, Vancouver, British Columbia, May 2012

The Global Transformation of Organized Groups: New Roles for Community Service Organizations, Non-Profits, and the New Political Culture”, with Terry Nichols Clark, University of Chicago.

  • Midwest Political Science Association Annual meeting, Chicago, IL, April 2012

“A honey fo yah honey: Ethnic Identity, Enclave, and Integration in Boston’s Haymarket Square”

  • 14th Annual Chicago Ethnography Conference, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, April 2012

“Embodiment and Realness in Social Protest: A Polanyian Approach to the Tar Sands and Occupy Movements”

  • Conference on Global Circuits and Urban Marginalities, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, April 2012

“Get your schmooze on: tensions, perspectives, and paradoxes in US-Latin America NGO funding relationships”

  • International Conference on Sustainable Development, Putrajaya, Malaysia, December 2011

“Get your schmooze on: decoupling and structural stress in nonprofit funding relationships”

  • 106th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Regular Development Session, Las Vegas, Nevada, August 2011