Congratulations to Brian Mayer, who recently received a $53,000 administrative supplement from the National Institutes of Environmental Health Science for his existing grant, “A Community Based Assessment of Social Vulnerability and Resiliency,” that will expand his analysis of the role of social networks in community recovery from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. The funds... Read more

Post date: Thu, 03/21/2013 - 16:37

UANews recently published a story about the book "Labor, Economy, and Society," recently published by Jeff Sallaz.

Dr. Sallaz's book is available on

Post date: Tue, 03/19/2013 - 17:29

Congratulations to Linda Molm, David Melamed, and Monica Whitam, who's article, "Behavioral Consequences of Embeddedness: Effects of the Underlying Forms of Exchange," was recently published in the March 2013 issue of Social Psychology Quarterly.

Post date: Tue, 03/19/2013 - 16:49

Congratulations to Daniel Martinez and Jeremy Slack (from the School of Geography and Development). Their article, "What part of ‘illegal’ don't you understand? The social consequences of criminalizing unauthorized Mexican migrants in the United States," was recently accepted for publication in Social & Legal Studies.

Post date: Tue, 03/12/2013 - 15:28

Congratulations to Cindy Cain, UA doctoral candidate, who has accepted a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Minnesota, Health Policy and Management Division of the School of Public Health for Fall 2013.

Post date: Tue, 03/05/2013 - 20:55

Louise Roth is the PI on a research team that raised $3,000 on to fund the Maternity Support Survey. The survey asks doulas, childbirth educators, and labor and delivery nurses from the United States and Canada about their knowledge and attitudes toward current childbirth practices, technologies and support. It is the first study to explore three different, but related, occupations in terms of their approach to maternal support and care.... Read more

Post date: Wed, 02/06/2013 - 10:35

Congratulations to Matt Ward, who has recently accepted an Assistant Professor position in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Post date: Wed, 01/23/2013 - 11:53

Congratulations to Daniel Martinez, who recently accepted a tenure-track position in the Department of Sociology at George Washington University beginning in the Fall.

Post date: Tue, 01/08/2013 - 13:14

UA News recently published an article - "Bringing Experience to the Classroom" - about UA's Graduate Certificate in College Teaching Program.

The article features Dee Hill Zuganelli, a doctoral candidate in Sociology.

Post date: Fri, 01/04/2013 - 18:59

Jeff Sallaz is delivering a seminar at MIT's Institute for Work and Employment Research, on December 4, based upon his ethnographic research on "knowledge outsourcing" to southeast Asia. 

Post date: Fri, 11/30/2012 - 16:19