The Department of Sociology at University of California at Berkeley is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach a range of
courses in the department should openings arise.
The position’s duties include: undergraduate and graduate teaching. In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties may include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus), writing exams, and managing GSIs.
Robert Fales isn't a data scientist. He only signed up for the data science-focused sociology class because he wanted to work with Professor David Harding, a leader in the social science field. But once Fales started using data science tools to analyze education inequality data, he knew he'd be using them to transition sociology from his major to his career.
David Joseph-Goteiner and co-author Alexandre Rigal have published "The Globalization of an Interaction Ritual Chain: “Clapping for Carers” During the Conflict Against COVID-19,” in Sociology of Religion.
Dr. Gail Omvedt passed away on August 25, 2021 at her home in India. She was 81.
Dr. Omvedt earned her PhD in sociology from UC Berkeley in 1973 for her dissertation titled, "Cultural Revolt in a Colonial Society: The Non-Brahman Movement in Western India, 1873-1930."