GREAT NEWS! UA Sociology PhD Candidate Amanda Lubold has just accepted a tenure-track position as an assistant professor of sociology at Indiana State University in Terre Haute. Amanda has also received a $4,000 Doctorate Completion Fellowship from the College of Social and... Read more

Post date: Mon, 05/26/2014 - 07:33

UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences names Sociology graduate student Amanda Lubold outstanding graduate teaching assistant of the year.

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Post date: Sun, 05/11/2014 - 03:56

UA School of Sociology names Jessie K. Finch, Sharon Koppman, and Amanda Lubold recipients of the William K. Bunis award for excellence in undergraduate teaching. Nominated by their students, each of these graduate instructors demonstrates... Read more

Post date: Sun, 05/11/2014 - 03:42

UA School of Sociology awards the Raymond V. Bowers' Award for outstanding graduate student paper (tied for 1st place) to Eric Schoon and Ryan Seebruck


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Post date: Sun, 05/11/2014 - 03:26

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Social Sciences, Room 415

Borrowing to Buy is No Disgrace: The Social Marketing of Mortgages in 1920s America

Presenter: Hannah Clarke and Jane Zavisca
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Post date: Wed, 05/07/2014 - 03:09

UA School of Sociology doctoral candidate Jessie K. Finch is one of 85 doctoral students nationwide selected to receive a $15,000 Scholar Award from the P.E.O. Sisterhood, a philanthropic educational organization interested in bringing increased opportunities for higher education to women. Established in... Read more

Post date: Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:20

Eric Schoon's paper "The Asymmetry of Legitimacy: Analyzing the Legitimation of Violence in 30 Cases of Insurgent Revolution" received the 2014 Elise Boulding... Read more

Post date: Tue, 04/15/2014 - 01:38


UA Sociology Professor Kathleen Schwartzman has received the 2013 William M. LeoGrande Prize for best book on U.S.-Latin American Relations from the School of Public Affairs and Center for Latin American & Latino Studies for The Chicken Trail: Following Workers, Migrants, and Corporations Across the Americas (2013... Read more

Post date: Sun, 04/13/2014 - 12:54

Congratulations to UA Sociology Ph.D. candidates, Kate Gunby, Amanda Lubold, and Laureen O'Brien! Each have received funding for dissertation research from the Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Institute (SBSRI):

Kate Gunby

Project: "Constitutionally Guaranteed Service Delivery and Differential... Read more

Post date: Sun, 04/13/2014 - 12:51

Monday, April 14, 2014

Social Sciences, Room 415

Social Capital Penalty of being Black: The Structure of Racial Network Segregation

Presenter: Attila Varga Graduate Student
Discussant: Dee Hill Zuganelli,... Read more

Post date: Sun, 04/13/2014 - 12:39