Department of Sociology
The University of Texas at Austin

Graduate Student Receives Best Dissertation Award

Tue, May 3, 2016

Amina Zarrugh received the Best Dissertation Award for 2015-2016 from the Center for Women's and Gender Studies at The University of Texas at Austin.


The University of Texas at Austin

Sociology Undergraduates Elected to Phi Beta Kappa

Mon, Apr 25, 2016

Congratulations to Sociology juniors and seniors who have been elected this year to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society.


The University of Texas at Austin

Graduate Student Honored with P.E.O. Scholar Award

Fri, Apr 22, 2016

Katherine Jensen receives P.E.O. Scholar Award.


The University of Texas at Austin

Graduate Students Awarded NSF Dissertation Grants

Thu, Apr 21, 2016

Ph.D. candidates Brandon Robinson and Beth Cozzolino receive National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants.


Harel Shapira, Assistant Professor of Sociology

Harel Shapira Selected as Andrew Carnegie Fellow

Tue, Apr 19, 2016

Harel Shapira has been selected as one of thirty-three Andrew Carnegie Fellows of 2016 nationwide.


The University of Texas at Austin

Norval Glenn Prize Winner Announced

Mon, Apr 11, 2016

Congratulations to Brandon Robinson, the recipient of the 2016 Norval Glenn Prize.


Houston Chronicle

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

Tue, Apr 5, 2016

Professor Maya Charrad and graduate student Amina Zarrugh's article “Five years later: Gender equity in the law after the Arab Spring in Tunisia” is published in the Houston Chronicle.


Debating Early Child Care: The Relationship between Developmental Science and the Media (Cambridge University Press, 2016)

Debating Early Child Care: The Relationship between Developmental Science and the Media by Robert Crosnoe and Tama Leventhal

Thu, Mar 31, 2016

Debating Early Child Care: The Relationship between Developmental Science and the Media by Robert Crosnoe and Tama Leventhal


Migration in an Era of Restriction and Recession: Sending and Receiving Nations in a Changing Global Environment (Springer, 2016)

Migration in an Era of Restriction and Recession: Sending and Receiving Nations in a Changing Global Environment, Edited by David Leal and Nestor Rodriguez

Mon, Mar 21, 2016

Migration in an Era of Restriction and Recession: Sending and Receiving Nations in a Changing Global Environment, Edited by David Leal and Nestor Rodriguez


The University of Texas at Austin

Ben Carrington among Alcalde's Texas 10 Most Inspiring Professors of 2016

Thu, Mar 17, 2016

The Alcalde magazine has selected Ben Carrington as one of the Texas 10 most inspiring professors of 2016.


UT News

Accepting a Job Below One’s Skill Level Can Adversely Affect Future Employment Prospects

Fri, Mar 4, 2016

AUSTIN, Texas — Accepting a job below one’s skill level can be severely penalizing when applying for future employment because of the perception that someone who does this is less committed or less competent, according to new research from a sociologist at The University of Texas at Austin.


Debra Umberson

Debra Umberson Wins ASA Pearlin Award

Mon, Feb 29, 2016

Please join us in congratulating Debra Umberson, this year's winner of the Leonard Pearlin Award from the American Sociological Association Sociology of Mental Health Section.


The New England Journal of Medicine

Article Examining Effect of Planned Parenthood Removal from Texas Women's Health Program Published in New England Journal of Medicine

Wed, Feb 3, 2016

"Effect of Removal of Planned Parenthood from the Texas Women’s Health Program" by Stevenson et al was published in the New England Journal of Medicine.


Patrimonial Capitalism and Empire (Emerald Publishing, 2015)

Patrimonial Capitalism and Empire, Edited by Mounira M Charrad and Julia Adams

Mon, Feb 1, 2016

Patrimonial Capitalism and Empire, Edited by Mounira M Charrad and Julia Adams


SRA

Robert Crosnoe Elected as President of SRA

Fri, Jan 29, 2016

Robert Crosnoe is the new President-Elect of the Society for Research on Adolescence


The University of Texas at Austin

2015-16 Graduate Student Placements

Thu, Jan 7, 2016

Congratulations to 2015-16 Sociology Department job candidates.


Healthy Learners: A Whole Child Approach to Reducing Disparities in Early Education (Teachers College Press, 2015)

Healthy Learners: A Whole Child Approach to Reducing Disparities in Early Education by Robert Crosnoe, Claude Bonazzo, and Nina Wu

Wed, Dec 2, 2015

Healthy Learners: A Whole Child Approach to Reducing Disparities in Early Education by Robert Crosnoe, Claude Bonazzo, and Nina Wu.


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