News & Events

  • Congratulations to our recent PhDs who are starting postodoctoral fellowships this year!

    Angela Fillingim (2015), UC President's Postdoc for Criminal Law & Society at UC-Irvine

    Malgorzata  Kurjanska (2015),  Harvard Academy of Scholars for International and Area...

  • Congratulations to our recent PhDs who are starting their first tenure track jobs this year!

    Gabriel Hetland (2015), Department of Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latino Studies, University at Albany

    Barry Eidlin (2012),...

  • PhD student Joy Hightower was awarded the Sex and Gender Section Sally Hacker Graduate Student Paper Award at the annual meetings of the American Sociological Association in August for her paper titled, "Producing Desirable Bodies: Boundary work in a Lesbian Niche Dating Site."...

  • PhD student Gowri Vijayakumar received two awards at the American Sociological Association meetings in August.

    She received the 2015 Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award from the ASA Sociology of Development Section for her paper, " "I'll be like water": Gender...

  • Sociology Graduate Student Orestes “Pat” Hastings has been awarded the 2015 Robert J. McNamara Student Paper Award by the Association for the Sociology of Religion for "Not a Lonely Crowd? Social Connectedness, Religious Attendance, and the...

  • Sociology Graduate Student Andrei Boutyline has been awarded the ASA Mathematical Sociology Section's 2015 Graduate Student Paper Award for  “Detecting Shared Cultural Schemas with...

  • Professor Kristin Luker was awarded the ASA Sociology of Sexualities Section's 2015 Simon-Gagon Lifetime Achievement Award.

  • Cristina Mora, Assistant Professor of Sociology, was awarded the ASA Section on Latina/Latino Sociology's 2015 Distinguished Contribution to Research Article Award for "Cross-Field Effects and Ethnic Classification: The...

  • Sociology Department Chair Mara Loveman was awarded the ASA Section on Global and Transnational Sociology's 2015 Best Scholarly Book Award for National Colors: Racial Classiciation and the State in Latin America (Oxford, 2014).  Professor Loveman also received the...

  • The Family Section of the American Sociological Association awarded its Best Publication Award to Professor Trond Peterson for his paper, “From Motherhood Penalties to Husband Premia: The New Challenge for Gender Equality and Family Policy, Lessons from Norway” (American...

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