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. More details below.


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 Hotel

Glover Park Hotel.

A limited block of rooms is available at the Glover Park Hotel, which is approximately 1 mile from Georgetown University's Main Campus. Attendees are expected to pay for their lodging. Georgetown University's Family Weekend is scheduled for October 20-22, so nearby hotel rooms will be in short supply and/or priced high. Attendees are encouraged to book early via this link.

If the hotel sells out then you can also try the hotels listed here.

Conference Schedule

Friday, October 20th @ 8:30am to 5:45pm. 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. Click here for directions from the Glover Park Hotel and a GU campus map.

A full program with schedule and paper abstracts is available here.


Please email John Paul Peroni [] with any questions about the conference.