Economic Sociology Conference

Washington, DC

October 20, 2017

Georgetown University and the University of Maryland will co-host the 5th Economic Sociology Conference on Friday, October 20, 2017 in Washington, DC.

The conference provides opportunities to discuss economic sociology research and to meet doctoral students entering the 2017-18 job market. This year’s conference will emphasize policy implications of economic sociology research, with a plenary panel session dedicated to this topic.

The conference will begin with dinner on Thursday, October 19th and conclude by 6pm on Friday, October 20th. Paper sessions for authors and poster sessions for job market candidates will be held at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business on Friday. Basic details below;  more will be posted soon.

Please RSVP using the invitation email URL. Space is limited. Response requested by July 15, 2017.


Welcome Dinner.

Thursday, October 19th @ 6pm. Glover Park Hotel.

Registered conference guests are invited to dinner in the Walnut Ballroom of the Glover Park Hotel (2505 Wisconsin Ave NW) @ 6pm on Thursday, October 19th.


Conference Schedule.

Friday, October 20th @ 8am to 6pm. Georgetown University McDonough School of Business.

All conference sessions will be held in the Rafik B. Hariri Building of the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business. Breakfast will begin @ 8am and all conference sessions will end by 6pm. A full schedule will be available in August of 2017.



Due by July 15, 2017

The conference is by invitation only. Invited attendees may submit a paper or nominate a job market candidate for a poser session by July 15, 2017.


If you would like to present a research paper, then please submit a full paper to John Paul Peroni [] with the subject “ESC 2017 Paper Submission” by July 15, 2017.


If you would like to nominate a job market candidate for the poster session, then please email your doctoral student’s name to John Paul Peroni [] with the subject “ESC 2017 Poster Session” by July 15, 2017.