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In a recent NBC news online story UA Sociology Professor Jennifer Earl was quoted on the effectiveness of online activism:

 

Jennifer Earl author of the book "Digitally Enabled Social Change," suggests the speedy reaction to national demonstrations sparked online should not be surprising.

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Post date: Wed, 01/07/2015 - 13:45

Eric Schoon has just accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Sociology at the Ohio State University. The entire School of Sociology at the University of Arizona would like to congratulate Eric on his new position and wish him the best in his future endeavors.

Post date: Sat, 12/27/2014 - 15:05

Sharon Koppman has just accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Organization and Management at the Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine. The School of Sociology would like to extend a warm congratulations to Sharon and wish her well in her future endeavors. 

Post date: Sat, 12/27/2014 - 14:53

Joe Galaskiewicz has just received the 2014 Award for Distinguished Achievement and Leadership in Nonprofit and Voluntary Action Research which was awarded by the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) at their 2014 Annual Conference.

The School of Sociology would like to extend a warm congratulations to Joe as this is a fantastic honor.

Post date: Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:15

With a graying, aging U.S. population, passage of the Affordable Care Act and growing demands in the health care industry, the University of Arizona has launched a program to provide foundational academic and career-oriented knowledge and experiences to students intent on entering the helping professions.

The UA School of Sociology's "Care, Health and Society," which examines the nature of care and suffering in society, launched during the 2013-14 academic year and has enrolled about... Read more

Post date: Thu, 11/06/2014 - 19:24

Friday, October 31, 2014
12-1:15p

Social Sciences, Room 415

 

“University Commitment to Interdisciplinary Research: Scope, Causes and Consequences”

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Post date: Sun, 10/26/2014 - 11:26

Friday, October 24, 2014
12-1:15p

Social Sciences, Room 415

 

"General Theory of Spatial Crime Patterns"

 

 

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Post date: Sun, 10/19/2014 - 20:35

Friday, October 17, 2014
12-1:15p

Social Sciences, Room 415

 

“Media Activism, Discursive Opportunities, and Social Movement Policy Impact: How ‘Gasland’ Reshaped the Politics of Fracking in the U.S., 2010-2013”

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Post date: Sun, 10/12/2014 - 17:14

:About the Project:

Jennifer Earl has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (#SES-1426741) for her project "Police Professionalism and Changes in Police Protocols." This $269,775 grant will fund an examination of how... Read more
Post date: Thu, 10/09/2014 - 15:26

The Poverty Workshop and the School of Sociology will be hosting a poverty and social mobility game/demonstration at Tucson Meet Yourself this weekend. Please drop by and try your luck at winning the American Dream! Find us Saturday from 11 am to 3 pm at the SBS Booth in Jacome Plaza outside the Main Library between Church and Stone... Read more

Post date: Thu, 10/09/2014 - 15:11

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