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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

UA Sociology Assistant Professor Christina Diaz has won a 6-month Career Enhancement Fellowship from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation. The Career Enhancement Fellowship Program seeks to increase the presence of minority junior faculty members and other faculty members committed to eradicating racial disparities in core fields in the arts and humanities. The Fellowship, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, supports the Mellon Foundation's mission to strengthen, promote, and, where... Read more

Post date: Fri, 02/02/2018 - 15:28

UA Sociology Associate Professor Brian Mayer has been named a Distinguished Fellow by the Center for University Education and Scholarship for his project "Using Human-Centric Design Thinking to Build Stronger Communities." CUES Distinguished Fellowships are awarded to UA faculty members who have demonstrated excellence as scholars and innovators in university teaching and learning. We would like to congratulate Brian Mayer on this outstanding achievement.

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Post date: Wed, 01/31/2018 - 13:51

In the age of increasing scrutiny of gun violence, Jennifer Carlson answers questions regarding the state of gun ownership, control, and violence in an article featured in the UA News. Click here to read more.

Post date: Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:26
The School of Sociology requests applications from Sociology and Care, Health & Society majors in their Junior and Senior years to be part of the Student Governance Board. The Student Governance Board will represent student constituencies and offer recommendations concerning program fees.
 
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All applicants should submit a resume and cover letter that describes their qualifications and interest in the Student... Read more
Post date: Fri, 09/15/2017 - 10:06

PhD Candidates Justin Knoll and Morgan Johnstonbaugh were recently featured in the University of Arizona News for their research projects. Click here for the story on Knoll's clever analysis of political participation, and here for Johnstonbaugh's interesting take on politician tweeting... Read more

Post date: Mon, 09/11/2017 - 15:59

Jennifer Earl is one of two recipients of the 2017 William F. Ogburn Career Achievement Award, given by the Communication, Information Technologies and Media Sociology Section of the ASA. The award recognizes a sustained body of research that has provided an outstanding contribution to the advancement of knowledge in the area of sociology of communication, media, and/or information technology. We at the School of Sociology wish to extend a congratulations to Jennifer for this outstanding... Read more

Post date: Wed, 08/16/2017 - 12:02

We would like to congratulate Andrew Davis for being the recipient of the 2017 Elise Boulding Student paper award from the Peace, War, and Social Conflict section of the ASA for his paper titled “Lonely at War: Social Isolation and Treachery in Civil Conflict.”  Here is a description of the award: http://www.asanet.org/asa-communities/sections/sites/... Read more

Post date: Wed, 08/09/2017 - 07:18

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

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