The National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program supports 30 early career scholars working in critical areas of education research. These fellowships support non-residential postdoctoral proposals that make significant scholarly contributions to the field of education. The program also develops the careers of its recipients through... Read more

Post date: Mon, 08/26/2019 - 11:59

The James S. Coleman Distinguished Career Achievement Award recognizes a career of outstanding contributions to the field of Mathematical Sociology. The recipient is further invited to give an honorary lecture at the subsequent meeting of the American Sociological Association. The 2019 lecture was given on August 10 by Ronald Breiger, recipient of the 2018 James S. Coleman Award.The purpose of the Mathematical Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association (ASA) is to encourage,... Read more

Post date: Mon, 08/19/2019 - 08:31

UA doctoral candidate Morgan Johnstonbough's research on sexting practices which was recently presented at the American Sociological Association's 2019 annual meeting received coverage in the UA news. Click here to read the story and more about Morgan's work.

Post date: Thu, 08/15/2019 - 08:59

Beksahn Jang has received an NSF Dissertation Research Improvement Award (DDRI) for the 2019 round for his project exploring civic participation among Asian-American citizens. The School of Sociology congratulates Beksahn for this amazing achievement.

Post date: Mon, 04/15/2019 - 15:07

Desi Rodriguez-Lonebear has been awarded the 2019 ASA Minority Fellowship Award. The School of Sociology would like to extend a warm congratulations to Desi for this remarkable achievement!

Post date: Mon, 04/15/2019 - 15:05

Associate Professor of Sociology Louise Roth penned a new op-ed piece about the benefits of single-payer health care. You can read the full piece by following the link here.

Post date: Mon, 11/19/2018 - 15:13

PhD candidates Andrew Davis and Michael Gibson-Light were recognized for their paper entitled "Incarceration as Ethno-Political Resource: The Role of Colonial Legacy and Ethnic Political Exclusion in Cross-National Incarceration Rates" with the first place graduate student paper award from the Division of International Criminology of the American Society of Criminology (ASC). The award will be presented at the annual ASC meeting... Read more

Post date: Tue, 09/18/2018 - 13:10

The School of Sociology would like to extend a warm congratulations to PhD Candidate Jessica Pfaffendorf who has won an Honorable Mention from the ASA Sex and Gender Section’s Sally Hacker Award for her article: 

Pfaffendorf, J. (2017). Sensitive cowboys: Privileged young men and the mobilization of hybrid masculinities in a therapeutic boarding school. Gender & Society, 31(2), 197-222.

The American Sociological Association awards a... Read more

Post date: Wed, 08/15/2018 - 12:18

UA Sociology Assistant Professor Corey Abramson has been named one of the recipients of the 2018-2019 Udall Center Fellowship for his project "Using novel social scientific methods to address health disparities." With this Fellowship, Professor Abramson intends to expand funding for three of his current policy-focused projects, which concentrate on: (1) using hybrid data sets to chart and address systemic disparities in cancer care, (2) understanding the unequal determinants and consequences... Read more

Post date: Wed, 05/30/2018 - 10:36

The School of Sociology would like to extend a warm congratulations to Regents Professor Ronald Breiger who has been announced as one of two recipients of the 2017-2018 Graduate College Teaching and Mentoring Award. Professor Breiger will be honored during a lunch-time Awards of Distinction Reception and Ceremony on Monday, March 26th, 2018.

Post date: Tue, 03/13/2018 - 14:23