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Welcome to the Department of Sociology

The Department of Sociology at The University of Texas at Austin is among the largest and highest-ranked Sociology departments in the country. According to the 2013 US News and World Report Guide to Graduate Departments, UT Austin Sociology was ranked 6th among public universities and tied for 14th among all universities.

The Department's 42 tenured or tenure-track faculty offer undergraduate and graduate students a wide range of educational and research opportunities.  The Department's strong scholarly reputation and Austin's rich quality of life attract leading early-career and senior sociologists and top-notch students to call UT Austin home.

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Ben Carrington Moderates SXsports Panel on Impact of Sports Mega-Events

Ben Carrington is part of a SXsports panel discussing the impact of sports mega-events (SMEs) on local politics, economy and environment.

Rob Crosnoe Wins President’s Associates Teaching Excellence Award

Vice Provost Janet Dukerich presents the award to Professor Rob Crosnoe at the award ceremony.

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

Graduate Student Wins Paper Award

Graduate student Pamela Neumann's paper has been chosen as the winner of the SSSP Conflict, Social Action, and Change Graduate Student Paper Award Competition.

Shannon Cavanagh's Research on Family Income Impact on Children's Well-Being Featured on NBC News

Shannon Cavanagh's work with the Council on Contemporary Families (CCF) is featured on NBC News.

Mary Rose Is One of Alcalde's 2015 Texas 10 Most Talented and Inspiring Professors

The Alcalde, the official publication of the Texas Exes, selected Mary Rose for its 2015 Texas 10, an annual list of UT Austin's most talented and inspiring professors as nominated by alumni.

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