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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.

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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

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