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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?”

Ari Adut Featured in New York Times

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.

Jacqueline Angel and Ronald Angel Featured in Monitor and Houston Chronicle

Posted: Oct 23, 2014

Jacqueline Angel and Ronald Angel's op-eds on care for aging Hispanics appeared in The Monitor and Houston Chronicle.

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.

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.

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.

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