Congratulations to Jacquelynn Parent, winner of the SBS Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award.

Post date: Fri, 05/03/2013 - 19:31

Dr. Celestino Fernández, University Distinguished Outreach Professor in the School of Sociology, has been invited to give the Commencement Speech on May 25, 2013, at Santa Rosa Jr. College (SRJC) in Santa Rosa, California.  Prof. Fernández received an A.A. degree from SRJC in 1971.  SRJC has not had a tradition of having external commencement speakers and Dr. Fernández will be only the second such speaker.  He will share some of his life stories with those in attendance, including theimpact... Read more

Post date: Fri, 05/03/2013 - 19:21

Congratulations to Sondra Barrigner, who recently accepted a postdoctoral position at the Institute of Higher Education at the University of Georgia .

Post date: Fri, 05/03/2013 - 19:10

Congratulations to Katrina Running, UA Ph.D. candidate, who's paper, "World Citizenship and Concern for Global Warming: Building the Case for a Strong International Civil Society" was recently accepted for publication in Social Forces.

Post date: Fri, 05/03/2013 - 19:07

Congratulations to Megan Henley, who recently received a $5,000 Confluencenter Graduate Fellowship for her interdisciplinary research on maternity support workers.

Post date: Fri, 05/03/2013 - 19:04

Congratulations to both Erin Leahey and Robin Stryker, who have each been awarded with a Collaboration and Innovation Grant from the UA Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry!

Post date: Wed, 04/24/2013 - 21:09

Congratulations to Katrina Running, who recently accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Sociology in the department of Sociology, Social Work and Criminal Justice at Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho.

Post date: Mon, 04/22/2013 - 12:31

A recent report based on data from the Migrant Border Crossing Study reveals important trends and issues related to border-crossing and imigration enforcement. "In the Shadow of the Wall: Family Seperation, Immigration Enforcement, and Security" was  co-authored by Dan Martinez, Jeremy Slack (UA School of Geography and Development), Scott... Read more

Post date: Thu, 04/18/2013 - 11:23

Professor Ronald Breiger was a co-author of a paper recently published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

UANews recently published a story on the article, which examines social networks of the pre-Hispanic southwest.

The research is lead by Barbara Mills of the UA Anthropology... Read more

Post date: Tue, 04/02/2013 - 13:55

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