Assistant Professor Jennifer Carlson is the 2017 recipient of the Social Problems Theory Division’s Outstanding Article Award for her article "Moral Panic, Moral Breach: Bernhard Goetz, George Zimmerman, and Racialized News Reporting in Contested Cases of Self-Defense" published in Social Problems. The School of Sociology congratulates Jennifer on this outstanding accomplishment.

Post date: Wed, 05/03/2017 - 13:48

We would like to extend a warm congratulations to Sosuke Okada for winning the outstanding student paper award in the mathematical sociology section of ASA 2017 for his paper titled "Structure of Cultural Rejection." Click here to read this paper.

Post date: Wed, 04/05/2017 - 13:02

Please join us in revisiting Regents' Professor Ronald L. Breiger's induction to the distinguished list of faculty researchers. Click here to watch the video detailing Professor Breiger's work and journey through academia.

Post date: Wed, 03/22/2017 - 12:59

Professor Joe Galaskiewicz has won the university-wide Graduate Teaching and Mentoring Award for his outstanding dedication to working with students both inside and outside of the classroom. The school of sociology would like to extend a warm congratulations to Joe for this achievement.

Post date: Wed, 03/08/2017 - 12:09

Travis Hirschi an emeritus Regent’s Professor in the School of Sociology, at the University of Arizona, has passed away.  His family is respecting his wishes, viz., to not have a memorial.

Travis received his Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley in 1968. Before joining the University of Arizona in 1981, he held appointments at the University of Washington, the University of California at Davis, and the State University of New York at Albany School of Criminal Justice... Read more

Post date: Mon, 01/30/2017 - 15:52

Assistant Professor Jennifer Carlson's article Mourning Mayberry Guns, Masculinity, and Socioeconomic Decline published in Gender & Society recently won the Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Article Award from the American Sociological Association's section on Race, Gender & Class. We would like to extend a warm congratulations to Jennifer for this prestigious accomplishment!

Post date: Mon, 08/08/2016 - 10:11

Ted Gerber and Jane Zavisca take a look at this question new article released in The Washington Quarterly. Follow the link to find out!

Post date: Tue, 07/26/2016 - 10:57

Professor Jennifer Earl has been selected as Chair-Elect for the Collective Behavior and Social Movements (CBSM) section of the ASA. The School of Sociology at the University of Arizona would like to extend congratulations to her for this prestigious opportunity.

Post date: Tue, 07/05/2016 - 13:40

Assistant Professor Corey Abramson will receive the 2016 Outstanding Publication Award of the American Sociological Association's Aging and the Life Course (SALC) section. He is being honored for his book, The End Game: How Inequality Shapes our Final Years (Harvard University Press, 2015). The School of Sociology at the University of Arizona would like to extend congratulations to him for this achievement.

Post date: Fri, 06/03/2016 - 13:59

The Sociology Undergraduate Studies Committee is requesting nominations for the Spring 2016 William K. Bunis Graduate Student Instructor Teaching Award. This award was established to recognize sociology graduate student instructors for their teaching excellence at the undergraduate level. Graduate students who are eligible to be nominated for the award must have taught at least two undergraduate Sociology or Care, Health and Society courses. If you have had an instructor who you... Read more

Post date: Tue, 02/09/2016 - 15:24