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American Society of Criminology Interviews Mark Warr for Oral History Project

Posted: Jan 23, 2015

The American Society of Criminology interviewed Mark Warr for its Oral History Criminology Project.

Slate Cites Study of How Juror Confidence Affects Judicial Rulings

Posted: Jan 23, 2015

Mary Rose and co-investigator Shari Diamond are cited in Slate's article on the "magic question" in jury selection.

Majority of Young Women and Men Prefer Egalitarian Relationships, Study Shows

Posted: Jan 20, 2015

The majority of young women and men today would prefer an egalitarian relationship in which work and family responsibilities are shared equally between partners if that possibility were available to them, according to a new study from the University of Texas at Austin and the University of California-Santa Barbara.

David Pedulla Receives Grant from Center for Poverty Research

Posted: Jan 13, 2015

David Pedulla is a recipient of a grant from the Center for Poverty Research at the University of California, Davis.

Harel Shapira Wins Guggenheim Fellowship

Posted: Jan 5, 2015

Harel Shapira received the Guggenheim Fellowship for his project “An Education in Violence: Teaching and Learning to Kill in Central Texas.”

Ari Adut Selected as 2015-16 Institute for Advanced Study Fellow

Posted: Jan 5, 2015

Ari Adut is selected as a fellow for the 2015-2016 academic year at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University.

Sociology Professor Emeritus Walter Firey Passed Away in December 2014

Posted: Jan 5, 2015

Sociology professor emeritus Walter Firey passed away in December 2014.

Mark Warr Featured in BBC News

Posted: Dec 17, 2014

Mark Warr speaks to BBC News about reasons behind growing gun rights support in the US.

Robert Crosnoe Wins President’s Associates Teaching Excellence Award

Posted: Dec 12, 2014

Sociology Chair Robert Crosnoe is a recipient of the 2014-15 President’s Associates Teaching Excellence Award.

The Road to Gender Equity: Still Under Construction

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?”

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.

Department of Sociology Celebrates Centennial

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.

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