Jessica Pfaffendorf wins Honorable Mention for Scholarship on the Sociology of Masculinities

The School of Sociology would like to extend a warm congratulations to PhD Candidate Jessica Pfaffendorf who has won an Honorable Mention from the ASA Sex and Gender Section’s Sally Hacker Award for her article: 

Pfaffendorf, J. (2017). Sensitive cowboys: Privileged young men and the mobilization of hybrid masculinities in a therapeutic boarding school. Gender & Society, 31(2), 197-222.

The American Sociological Association awards a graduate student paper award each year in her memory.

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08/15/2018 - 12:14

Assistant Professor Corey Abramson Wins 2018-19 Udall Center Fellowship

UA Sociology Assistant Professor Corey Abramson has been named one of the recipients of the 2018-2019 Udall Center Fellowship for his project "Using novel social scientific methods to address health disparities." With this Fellowship, Professor Abramson intends to expand funding for three of his current policy-focused projects, which concentrate on: (1) using hybrid data sets to chart and address systemic disparities in cancer care, (2) understanding the unequal determinants and consequences of extreme bodyweight in youth, and (3) developing new social scientific methodologies connecting sc

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05/30/2018 - 10:34

Regents Professor Ronald Breiger Wins 2017-2018 Graduate College Teaching and Mentoring Award

The School of Sociology would like to extend a warm congratulations to Regents Professor Ronald Breiger who has been announced as one of two recipients of the 2017-2018 Graduate College Teaching and Mentoring Award. Professor Breiger will be honored during a lunch-time Awards of Distinction Reception and Ceremony on Monday, March 26th, 2018.

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03/13/2018 - 14:20

Assistant Professor Christina Diaz wins Career Enhancement Fellowship

UA Sociology Assistant Professor Christina Diaz has won a 6-month Career Enhancement Fellowship from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation. The Career Enhancement Fellowship Program seeks to increase the presence of minority junior faculty members and other faculty members committed to eradicating racial disparities in core fields in the arts and humanities. The Fellowship, funded by the Andrew W.

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02/02/2018 - 15:24

Associate Professor Brian Mayer Awarded Distinguished Fellowship

UA Sociology Associate Professor Brian Mayer has been named a Distinguished Fellow by the Center for University Education and Scholarship for his project "Using Human-Centric Design Thinking to Build Stronger Communities." CUES Distinguished Fellowships are awarded to UA faculty members who have demonstrated excellence as scholars and innovators in university teaching and learning. We would like to congratulate Brian Mayer on this outstanding achievement.

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01/31/2018 - 13:36
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