News & Events


The Dept. of Sociology hosted commencement on Monday, May 13, 2024 at 9am in Zellerbach Hall.
Commencement Speaker, Harry Edwards.


Salary range: The posted UC academic salary scales set the minimum pay at appointment. See the following table for the salary scale for this position: . A reasonable estimate for this position is $66,259 - $94,470.

Percent time: 17% to 100%

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The American ‘doc fix’: Incremental policy change and the growth of US healthcare spending
Article addresses the contradictions evident in American disability policy, encompassing both anti-discrimination measures such as the Americans with Disabilities Act and disability assistance programs.    Please click this link for more information.   Great work Emily!
Ph.D student Anna Palmer received an "Honorable Mention," which is "awarded to meritorious applicants who do not receive Fellowship awards. This is considered a significant national academic achievement." Click the link below for more information about the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
Jenny Cornet-Carrillo is the Associate Director for the Berkeley International Study Program,
David Joseph-Goteiner is being recognized for having over achieving mentoring skills. Let's congratulate David on receiving this award for their excellent mentoring towards undergraduate and graduate students!
Dear Sociology Community,   It is with great pleasure that I write to announce that Tianna Paschel has been awarded the 2024 Carol D. Soc Distinguished Graduate Student Mentoring Award! This campus-wide award recognizes excellence and commitment in graduate student mentoring.   
Click on link below to learn more.   CONGRATULATIONS MARION FOURCADE!
David Harding, Department Chair has an article out now in the SF Chronicle.   An excellent read. Click Link Below to read full article!
Congratulations Skylar! All hard work paid off!   PLEASE CLICK WEBSITE BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION.
Kirstin Krusell, PhD Candidate, recently won two awards in support of her dissertation research comparing doomsday preppers across the political spectrum.   1.) 2024 Mike Synar Graduate Research Fellowship from Berkeley's Institute for Governmental Studies.
PhD student Daniel Lobo was accepted to the Summer Institute on “Organizations and Their Effectiveness” hosted by the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University.   Congratulations Daniel Lobo!