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Christine L. Williams, Chair CLA 3.306, Mailcode A1700, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-232-6300

Welcome to the Department of Sociology

We are among the largest and highest ranked sociology departments in the country. According to the 2013 US News and World Report Guide to Graduate Departments our program was ranked 7th among public universities and tied for 14th among all universities.

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

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Graduate Students Receive Doctoral Fellowships

Jessica Dunning-Lozano and Esther Sullivan are offered prestigious doctoral fellowships.

Graduate Student Awarded for Thesis

Sociology graduate student Anima Adjepong wins Outstanding Thesis Award.

Graduate Student Receives Fellowship from Oxford University

Sociology graduate student Jorge Derpic has recently been chosen to receive the Foundation for Urban and Regional Studies (FURS) Fellowship, awarded annually by Oxford University.

Graduate Student Receives PEO Scholars Award

Evangeleen Pattison is one of 85 doctoral students nationwide selected to receive a $15,000 Scholar Award from the P.E.O. Sisterhood.

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CLA 1.302B
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