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

Though not sponsored by the School of Sociology, these two upcoming lectures may be of interest:

Post date: Sun, 09/15/2013 - 12:00

The first ever Arizona Culture Workshop was a grand success! We had over a dozen people, a great presentation, and a lively and rewarding discussion. Special thanks to Simone Rambotti and Eric Schoon for their work!

Save the following dates for upcoming... Read more

Post date: Sun, 09/15/2013 - 11:43

Sports and Ethnicity in Argentina: On the Pitch with the Jewish Fans of Atlanta and Buenos Aires
Raanan Rein, Vice President Tel Aviv University

Monday, September 30th at 4p
UA Hillel Foundation (Mountain Room, 2nd Floor)

The Program in Sports and Society in the School of Sociology is cosponsoring this campus lecture with The Andrea & David Stein Fund... Read more

Post date: Tue, 09/10/2013 - 08:52

Click here to read Professor Jeffrey Sallaz's latest article in Global Dialogue: Newsletter for the International Sociological Association.

Post date: Sat, 09/07/2013 - 08:38

Simone Rambotti
"Deciphering Ambiguous Violence: The Case of Eluana Englaro"

12p; Social Sciences Building, Room 415

The workshop will start with a 15 minute presentation (conference style) to facilitate discussion (and to serve as a professionalization opportunity). Eric Schoon will serve as discussant, leading the author and... Read more

Post date: Sat, 09/07/2013 - 08:34

Sociology is pleased to announce our Fall Brown Bag schedule. Please see the attached flyer for the schedule of speakers. Talks are on Fridays at Noon in Social Sciences, Room 415. TBA speakers and titles will be released when available.... Read more

Post date: Wed, 09/04/2013 - 08:46

The UA School of Sociology is holding a Special Brownbag on Thursday, August 15th. The speaker will be Rochelle R. Côté, PhD from the Institute for Social Science Research at The University of Queensland. Her talk is entitled “From Disadvantage to Success? Indigenous Entrepreneurship in the Urban Marketplace – An International Study”.

Abstract... Read more

Post date: Thu, 08/01/2013 - 04:17