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UA Sociology Professor Jennifer Earl's book with Katrina Kimport, "Digitally Enabled Social Change," received an honorable mention for the CITASA section book award.

Post date: Tue, 06/04/2013 - 09:43

The School of Sociology - in partnership with the UA Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry and the Drachman Institute - presented  "Rethinking Mortgage-Based Homeownership" on May 16th and 17th. Read a recent blog post by symposium organizer Jane Zavisca, associate professor of Sociology: http://uanews.org/blog/what-homeownership-and-... Read more

Post date: Thu, 05/23/2013 - 10:33

Congratulations to Professor Robin Stryker and Associate Professor Erin Leahey! They are among five faculty who have been awarded 2013 UA's Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry research grants. Read more about the awards... Read more

Post date: Thu, 05/23/2013 - 10:27

The Youth Activism Project, housed in the School of Sociology at the University of Arizona, invites applications for a one-year, renewable postdoctoral fellowship on youth and participatory politics to begin in Fall 2013. The Youth Activism Project, directed by Dr. Jennifer Earl, is part of the MacArthur Network on Youth and Participatory Politics. It is focused on youth... Read more

Post date: Fri, 05/10/2013 - 06:01

Congratulations to Kathleen Schwartzman, who has received the Honors College 2013 Award for Excellence in Thesis Advising

Post date: Tue, 05/07/2013 - 06:03

Congratulations to Zachary Schrank, UA Sociology Ph.D. candidate, who has accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor at Indiana University South Bend in the department of Sociology & Anthropology.

Post date: Fri, 05/03/2013 - 19:53

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

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