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Indiana U press release

New associate vice provost for the social sciences appointed
Interim Vice Provost for Research Jeff Zaleski has announced the 
appointment of Brea Perry as associate vice provost for the social 
sciences in the Office of the Vice Provost for Research at IU Bloomington. 
Her appointment is effective Jan. 1, 2020.

As a member of the senior staff in the Office of the Vice Provost for 
Research, Perry will be responsible for leading the development of 
research and scholarly activities in the social sciences and in helping 
faculty pursue external funding in related research areas.

Perry is a professor of sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences and 
affiliated faculty with the IU Network Science Institute. Her research 
investigates the interrelated roles of social networks, biomarkers, social 
psychology, and social inequality in health and illness, with a particular 
focus on mental illness and substance use disorders.

She holds an M.A. and a Ph.D. in sociology from IU Bloomington. She began 
her career at the University of Kentucky before returning to IU in 2014. 
Perry has received multiple National Institutes of Health grants as well 
as funding from the National Science Foundation and several foundations.

In her role as associate vice provost, Perry will provide leadership and 
oversight for the office's centers and institutes in the social sciences 
including the Center for Survey Research; Center for Evaluation, Policy 
and Research; Indiana Institute on Disability and Community; Ostrom 
Workshop; and the Social Sciences Research Commons. She'll also provide 
oversight for the officer's internal funding programs, including the 
Social Sciences Funding program, Grant-in-Aid, Retired Faculty 
Grant-in-Aid and Emergency Grant-in-Aid.

   Barry Wellman

   Step by step, link by link, putting it together--Streisand/Sondheim
        The earth to be spannd, connected by network--Walt Whitman
              It's Always Something--Roseanne Roseannadanna

              A day like all days, filled with those events
          that alter and illuminate our times--Walter Cronkite
   Director, NetLab Network      			            FRSC
         Founder, International Network for Social Network Analysis
   NETWORKED: The New Social Operating System  Lee Rainie & Barry Wellman    

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