Congraluations to Robin Stryker, Professor of Sociology, Affiliated Professor of Law, Affiliated Professor of Government and Public Policy, and Research Director of the National Institute for Civil Discourse, who has been selected as one of two winners of... Read more

Post date: Thu, 02/20/2014 - 09:40

The Minor in Care, Health, & Society (CHS) requires a minimum of 18 units. At least 9 units of upper division coursework.

  • CHS 303: Health and Society
  • CHS 305: Suffering and Care in Society
  • CHS 309: Ethical Issues in the Helping Professions
  • SOC 350: Environment, Health & Society
  • CHS 401:... Read more
Post date: Fri, 02/14/2014 - 12:08

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