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The schedule of speakers for the weekly School of Sociology brown bag series is now available here. All sessions will be held in Social Sciences 415 at 12p. 

Post date: Mon, 01/13/2014 - 13:56

Monica Whitham received two job offers and just accepted a tenure-track position as assistant professor of sociology at Oklahoma State University.

Post date: Tue, 01/07/2014 - 09:45

Sociology doctoral candidate Amanda Lubold, M.A., ABD, will be leading a brown bag for the Office of Instruction and Assessment.

Teaching Statistics Using Learner Centered Strategies

Tuesday, October 22nd
Noon - 1p
OIA Conference Room, ILC 103

For additional details: ... Read more

Post date: Thu, 10/17/2013 - 09:10

UA Sociology professor Brian Mayer and Lynn Grattan from the University of Maryland have received two grants for their research on individual and community resiliency following disasters

The first grant, from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Agency (SAMHSA), provides $500,000 in supplemental funding to expand their joint efforts to collect individual, social network, and community-level data on the recovery from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico... Read more

Post date: Fri, 10/04/2013 - 12:01

Ronald Breiger is now working as a co-principal investigator on two newly-awarded National Science Foundation (NSF) grants, both in the area of cyber-security. A two-year, early concept grant (Brinton Milward, PI) integrates cyber data forensics with social network analysis. A three-year research award (Regents Prof. Hsinchun Chen, PI) applies social media analytics and methods for the... Read more

Post date: Sun, 09/29/2013 - 05:56

Jessie K. Finch and Celestino Fernández's forthcoming work "Mentoring Graduate Students in Teaching: The FCCIC Model" (to be published in Teaching Sociology) outlines the mentoring model called “From Conception to Co-Instructor to Completion.”

This five-step method provides a plan of action for faculty and graduate students who wish to co-... Read more

Post date: Sun, 09/15/2013 - 18:29

Though not sponsored by the School of Sociology, these two upcoming lectures may be of interest:

Post date: Sun, 09/15/2013 - 12:00

The first ever Arizona Culture Workshop was a grand success! We had over a dozen people, a great presentation, and a lively and rewarding discussion. Special thanks to Simone Rambotti and Eric Schoon for their work!

Save the following dates for upcoming... Read more

Post date: Sun, 09/15/2013 - 11:43

Sports and Ethnicity in Argentina: On the Pitch with the Jewish Fans of Atlanta and Buenos Aires
Raanan Rein, Vice President Tel Aviv University

Monday, September 30th at 4p
UA Hillel Foundation (Mountain Room, 2nd Floor)

The Program in Sports and Society in the School of Sociology is cosponsoring this campus lecture with The Andrea & David Stein Fund... Read more

Post date: Tue, 09/10/2013 - 08:52

Click here to read Professor Jeffrey Sallaz's latest article in Global Dialogue: Newsletter for the International Sociological Association.

Post date: Sat, 09/07/2013 - 08:38

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