Posted: Dec 17, 2014
Mark Warr speaks to BBC News about reasons behind growing gun rights support in the US.
Posted: Dec 12, 2014
Sociology Chair Robert Crosnoe is a recipient of the 2014-15 President’s Associates Teaching Excellence Award.
Posted: Dec 3, 2014
Christine Williams has heard her share of conflicting arguments about gender equality in the sociology course she’s taught for more than two decades at The University of Texas at Austin. But there is always one question that gives her pause: “Women have achieved equality, so why is feminism relevant?”
Posted: Nov 21, 2014
Ari Adut's work on the sociology of scandals is the source for a New York Times analysis on actor and comedian Bill Cosby's recent fall from pubic grace.
Tetyana Pudrovska's research into Depression among Successful Professional Women Picked Up by Numerous News Outlets
Posted: Nov 21, 2014
Coverage has gone viral for Tetyana Pudrovska's research into depression among successful professional women. Online, broadcast and print outlets have picked up the story in German, French, Spanish, Italian, Finnish and Chinese.
Robert Crosnoe Receives NIJ Grant to Examine How Family Structure Changes Predict Exposure to Violence among Children and Adolescents
Posted: Nov 7, 2014
Family instability contributes to violence exposure for young people.
Posted: Oct 23, 2014
Jacqueline Angel and Ronald Angel's op-eds on care for aging Hispanics appeared in The Monitor and Houston Chronicle.
Posted: Oct 1, 2014
In celebration of its 100th anniversary, the Sociology Department hosted a special event on September 19, 2014, featuring UVA President Dr Teresa A Sullivan.
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.
Posted: Sep 23, 2014
Dr Sharmila Rudrappa's op-ed piece on the international surrogacy market appears on Pacific Standard.
Posted: Aug 11, 2014
Dr. Christine Williams received the 2014 Jessie Bernard Award from the American Sociological Association.