Posted: Mar 5, 2014
African American men who endured greater childhood adversity are likely to experience disadvantages in health and relationships over time, according to new sociology research from The University of Texas at Austin.
Posted: Mar 5, 2014
Dr. Chandra Muller has been named a 2014 Fellow of the American Educational Research Association.
Posted: Mar 3, 2014
Posted: Feb 26, 2014
Dr. Christine Williams has been selected to receive the 2014 Jessie Bernard Award from the American Sociological Association.
Posted: Feb 3, 2014
Congratulations to our graduate student, Marcos Perez, for being awarded a full year of NSF Dissertation grant for his research in Buenos Aires!
Posted: Jan 22, 2014
Professor Harel Shapira has recently won the Southwest Book Award for his book Waiting for José: The Minutemen’s Pursuit of America.
Posted: Dec 11, 2013
Dr. Keith Robinson recently sat down with Maclean's to talk about the effects of parental involvement on schooling.
Posted: Nov 27, 2013
Dr. Jennifer Glass is a Special Contributor for the Austin American-Statesman and addresses the effects of social research funding cuts in a recent article.
Posted: Nov 25, 2013
The Sociology Department congratulates the four sociology majors who were recently elected to Phi Beta Kappa at its fall meeting.
Posted: Nov 21, 2013
Teenagers continue to roam in cliques in high school, as they have for generations. Yet according to a new study from The University of Texas at Austin and Michigan State University, high school students are not choosing friends from certain categories, such as “jocks,” “goths” or “A-listers.” Instead, they are forging friendships in the types of courses they’re taking.
Posted: Nov 14, 2013
The project “Relationships and Health: Comparing Union Types” will assess how marriage influences health for different types of marital unions.
Posted: Nov 11, 2013
Anima Adjepong is the winner of the 2013 NASSS Barbara Brown Student Paper Award.
Posted: Oct 15, 2013
Book co-authored by Dr. Javier Auyero was released by Katz Editores in June 2013.
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.