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

The Stratification/Inequality workshops serve graduate students and faculty in the School of Sociology and across campus in the process of developing research papers and grant proposals related to inequalities of race, class, and gender. Spring 2014 meetings will be held in Social Sciences 415 from 12p - 1:30p on: Monday, February 17; Wednesday, March 26; and Monday, April 14. For more... Read more

Post date: Sat, 01/18/2014 - 11:25

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is working with the City of Tucson and its nonprofit collaborators to address poverty in Tucson - featuring Lane Kenworthy and Julia Smith. Link to article

Post date: Sat, 01/18/2014 - 11:17

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