Department of Sociology
 Department of Sociology

Debra Umberson Wins ASA Distinguished Scholar Award

Sat, Aug 22, 2015

Debra Umberson received the Matilda White Riley Distinguished Scholar Award from the ASA Section on Aging and the Life Course.


Maya Charrad and Amina Zarrugh's Research Highlighted in Houston Chronicle

Thu, Aug 6, 2015

Professor Maya Charrad and graduate student Amina Zarrugh's article “Contradictions of the Tunisian State: Women's Rights and Gendered Repression” is published in the Houston Chronicle.


Graduate Student Featured in The Atlantic

Thu, Aug 6, 2015

Caity Collins' work on parental leave policies around on the world is featured in The Atlantic.


Faculty Recruitment

Tue, Aug 4, 2015

The University of Texas at Austin Sociology Department Junior Faculty Search


David Pedulla Featured on TODAY

Fri, Jul 31, 2015

David Pedulla discusses the challenges Millenial dads face in finding work-life balance.


Exposing the Underbelly of Austin's Economic Segregation

Wed, Jun 24, 2015

Javier Auyero, Caitlyn Collins and Katherine Jensen's op-ed on the city's economic segregation is featured in the Austin American-Statesman.


William Kelly Interviewed by Crime Report

Tue, Jun 9, 2015

Bill Kelly explains why he believes "tough on crime" is a failure and why Americans are not as vengeful as some politicians believe.


Shannon Cavanagh Receives Teaching Fellowship

Wed, May 6, 2015

Shannon Cavanagh has been selected to receive a Raymond Dickson Centennial Endowed Teaching Fellowship.


Javier Auyero Wins Teaching Award

Tue, May 5, 2015

Javier Auyero is the recipient of the Award for Distinction in Teaching by the Alpha of Texas chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.


Norval Glenn Prize Winner Announced

Wed, Apr 8, 2015

Congratulations to Kate Averett, the recipient of the 2015 Norval Glenn Prize.


Liberal Arts Dean Randy Diehl, UVA President Teresa Sullivan, and Sociology Chair Robert Crosnoe.

Department of Sociology Celebrates Centennial

Wed, 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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