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Current News

Robert Crosnoe Awarded NSF Grant on Adulthood in the Great Recession

Posted: Sep 15, 2014

NSF grant will explore how the Great Recession has affected youth transitioning into adulthood.

Graduate Student Wins Dissertation Award

Posted: Aug 25, 2014

Graduate student Kate Averett is the winner of the 2014 Martin P. Levine Memorial Dissertation Award.

Dr. Christine Williams Receives 2014 Jessie Bernard Award from ASA

Posted: Aug 11, 2014

Dr. Christine Williams received the 2014 Jessie Bernard Award from the American Sociological Association.

Dr. Ken-Hou Lin Wins ASA Best Article Award

Posted: Jun 30, 2014

Congratulations to Professor Ken-Hou Lin for being selected to receive the Best Article Award from the Inequality, Poverty, and Mobility Section of the American Sociological Association for his outstanding article "Financialization and US Income Inequality, 1970-2008."

Dr. Mehdi Haghshenas Receives Signature Course Award

Posted: Jun 30, 2014

Sociology senior lecturer Dr. Mehdi Haghshenas was recognized for his signature course UGS 302 "What We See, What We Believe."

Graduate Students Receive NSF Dissertation Fellowships

Posted: Jun 19, 2014

Caity Collins and Jacinto Cuvi are awarded fellowships from the National Science Foundation to support their dissertation research.

Dr. Mounira Maya Charrad Featured on Washington Post Online

Posted: May 20, 2014

Dr. Mounira Maya Charrad speaks about Iranian women seeking freedom and shedding veils on Facebook.

Graduate Student Wins Fulbright US Student Award

Posted: May 19, 2014

Katie Sobering has been selected for a 2014-15 Fulbright US Student Award to Argentina.

Kristine Kilanski Awarded the WGS Dissertation Fellowship

Posted: May 7, 2014

Congratulations to Sociology graduate student, Kristine Kilanski, for being the 2014 recipient of the Women’s and Gender Studies Dissertation Fellowship.

Norval Glenn Prize Winner Announced

Posted: Apr 23, 2014

Yujin Kim is the recipient of the 2014 Norval Glenn Prize.

Dr. Javier Auyero Featured in Clarin

Posted: Apr 23, 2014

Dr. Javier Auyero's op-ed "La violencia, instalada en la vida cotidiana [Violence in daily life]" is featured in Argentine newspaper Clarin online.

Sociology Graduate Student Receives Japanese Language Program Award

Posted: Apr 4, 2014

Sociology graduate student Vivian Shaw was selected for the Japan Foundation's 2014 Japanese-Language Program for Specialists in Cultural and Academic Fields award.

Graduate Student Receives Prestigious Fellowship

Posted: Mar 2, 2014

Graduate student Chelsea Smith has been selected to receive a Doris Duke Fellowship for the Promotion of Child Well-Being.

Dr. Sheldon Ekland-Olson Inducted into UT's Academy of Distinguished Teachers

Posted: Oct 9, 2013

On October 7, UT’s Academy of Distinguished Teachers inducted Professor Sheldon Ekland-Olson and three other new members into its ranks.

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