The Chicken Trail: Following Workers, Migrants, and Corporations Across the Americas (2013 Cornell University Press), written by Kathleen C. Schwartzman, professor of sociology, explores the impact of globalization—and NAFTA in particular—on the North American poultry industry. It focuses on the displacement of African American workers in the southeast United... Read more

Post date: Wed, 02/12/2014 - 17:28

Monday, February 17, 2014
12 - 1p
Social Sciences, Room 415

Looking for a Social Cancer: Inequality, Poverty, or Both?
Simone Rambotti, Graduate Student

Discussant: Kate Anderson, Graduate Student

Abstract: In 2009... Read more

Post date: Fri, 02/07/2014 - 18:23

Date: Friday, February 7th, 2014
Time: 12 - 1p
Location: Social Sciences, Room 415

​The Social Determinants of Tuberculosis – Theories and Interventions
Eyal Oren, Assistant Professor, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of Arizona

 Abstract: One-third of the world's population is infected with... Read more

Post date: Wed, 02/05/2014 - 17:14

Check out the podcast with Professor Lane Kenworthy speaking on his new book, "Social Democratic America."

Airdate: January 30, 2014
Show: Alan Colmes Show, Fox News Radio

Click to listen: "Why Do So Many People... Read more

Post date: Wed, 02/05/2014 - 17:04

Folks interested in identity, boundaries and formal methods of cultural analysis should come and learn at the next Arizona Culture Workshop.

Location: Social Sciences, Room 415
Time: 12 - 1p

Topic:  (Re)Envisioning America: An Application of the Optical Model of Identity to the U.S. Case by Taylor Danielson, doctoral student.

Abstract: Dominant... Read more

Post date: Wed, 02/05/2014 - 16:52

Wednesday, February 12 from 6:30 – 8 p
Fox Theatre, Tucson

FREE and open to the public. Doors open at 6 pm.

Please join SBS and Arizona Public Media for a panel discussion moderated by Neal Conan (former host of Talk of the Nation) featuring Lane Kenworthy, Professor of Sociology, and members of the Mayor of Tucson’s Commission on Poverty. For more... Read more

Post date: Tue, 02/04/2014 - 03:17

The UA Sociology brownbag for this Friday is hosted and sponsored by the Eller College of Management.

Speaker: Brian Uzzi

Title: "Atypical Combinations in Scientific Impact."

When: Friday, January 31, 2014; 11... Read more

Post date: Wed, 01/29/2014 - 10:20

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is working with the City of Tucson and its nonprofit collaborators to address poverty in Tucson. Watch Arizona Public Media interview with Professor Lane Kenworthy... Read more

Post date: Thu, 01/23/2014 - 17:32

The Undergraduate Studies Committee seeks nominations for the 2014 William K. Bunis Graduate Student Instructor Teaching Award.

NOMINATION DEADLINE: 4:00pm., Friday, February 14, 2014.  The award recognizes sociology graduate student instructors for teaching excellence at the undergraduate level. You can pick up a nomination form from the Sociology Main Office, Social Sciences Building, Room 400... Read more

Post date: Thu, 01/23/2014 - 17:27

Last semester, The Arizona Culture Workshop kicked off with tremendous success! This Spring, we have even more great events planned. We’ll first be hosting a Faculty Auxiliary Session on Wednesday, January 22 at Noon in Social Sciences 415 with Albert Bergesen, UA School of Sociology Director, to discuss his publication "Turning Durkheim on His Head: A Reply to Peterson and Bjerre." Professor Bergesen will talk about the substance of this article, but also about the... Read more

Post date: Sat, 01/18/2014 - 11:35