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

Posted: Sep 24, 2014

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

Posted: Sep 23, 2014

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

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. 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.

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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