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Robert Crosnoe, Chair CLA 3.306, Mailcode A1700, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-232-6300

Welcome to the Department of Sociology

The Department of Sociology at The University of Texas at Austin is among the largest and highest-ranked Sociology departments in the country. According to the 2013 US News and World Report Guide to Graduate Departments, UT Austin Sociology was ranked 7th among public universities and tied for 14th among all universities.

The Department's 42 tenured or tenure-track faculty offer undergraduate and graduate students a wide range of educational and research opportunities.  The Department's strong scholarly reputation and Austin's rich quality of life attract leading early-career and senior sociologists and top-notch students to call UT Austin home.

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News

Drs Jacqueline Angel and Ronald Angel Featured in Monitor and Houston Chronicle

Dr Jacqueline Angel and Dr Ronald Angel's op-eds on care for aging Hispanics appeared in The Monitor and Houston Chronicle.

Dr Charrad Delivers Conference Keynote on Gender Regimes

Dr Mounira Maya Charrad delivered the keynote address titled "Gender Regimes: The Making of Progressive Family Law" at the conference "Women in the Revolution: Gender and Social Justice after the Arab Spring" at the University of Iowa’s Law School on September 25, 2014.

Department of Sociology Celebrates Centennial

Liberal Arts Dean Randy Diehl, UVA President Teresa Sullivan, and Sociology Chair Robert Crosnoe.

In celebration of its 100th anniversary, the Sociology Department hosted a special event on September 19, 2014, featuring UVA President Dr Teresa A Sullivan.

Poverty-Obesity Link Is More Prevalent for Women Than Men, Study Shows

Adolescent girls living in economically disadvantaged families are more likely than their male counterparts to become overweight or obese, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.

Dr Rudrappa's Op-Ed Featured on Pacific Standard

Dr Sharmila Rudrappa's op-ed piece on the international surrogacy market appears on Pacific Standard.

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Events

Fri • Nov 7

PRC Brown Bag - John Schulenberg

CLA 1.302E
12:00 PM

Fri • Nov 14

PRC Brown Bag - Michele Forman

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Fri • Nov 14

Jacinto Cuvi - "The Peddlers'...

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Fri • Nov 21

PRC Brown Bag - Yasmiyn Irizarry

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Fri • Nov 21

Alice Goffman - The Makings of “On...

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