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  • The Department of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor faculty position. The expected start date is July 1, 2017. Candidates will be considered regardless of field of specialization. The position’s duties include:...
  • Professor Cihan Tugal was awarded the ASA Section on Political Sociology's Artcicle or Chapter Award Honorable Mention for his 2015 paper, "Political Articulation: The Structured Creativity of Parties." (co-authored with Cedric de Leon and Manali Desai and published in...

  • Professor Laura Enriquez was awarded the ASA Section on Latina/Latino Sociology Distinguished Contribution to Research Article Award for her 2015 paper, "Multigenerational Punishment: Shared Experience of Undocumented Immigration Status within Mixed-Status Families." (published in ...

  • Professor Daniel Schneider was awarded the ASA Labor and Labor Movements Distinguished Scholarly article Award for his 2014 paper, "Marrying Ain't Hard When You Got a Union Card? Labor Union Membership and First Marriage." (co-authored with Adam Reich, publishedin Social...

  • Berkeley Graduate Students have won multipe awards for their research at this year's Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association in Seattle.

    • David Showalter, Section on Alcohol, Drugs, and Tobacco Graduate Student Paper Award for "Social Crisis...
  • PhD student Caleb Scoville has published a paper on ecological citizenship theory, "George Orwell and ecological citizenship: moral agency and modern estrangement," in the journal Citizenship...

  • Research co-authored by Berkeley PhD Candidate Rachel Wetts on the role of race in white voters' support for the Tea Party was featured in a Washington Post article last week. Read the article here: 

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  • Berkeley graduate students Christopher Herring, Manuel Rosaldo, Josh Seim, and Benjamin Shestakovsky published a paper in the journal Teaching Sociology on teaching social theory ethnographically, an alternative to the more traditional survey approach, based on their...

  • Berkeley Sociology graduate student, Elizabeth McKenna, explores the connection between Brazil's recent, relative economic decline and the rise in national concern over corruption in the new issue of the ...

  • Rebecca Elliot (Berkeley PhD 2016) will join the faculty at the London School of Economics and Political Science. 

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