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FEATURED

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 during the following terms: Summer 2021, Fall 2021, and Spring 2022.

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.

The Department of Sociology will be hosting a Virtual Graduation Celebration for Sociology majors who plan to graduate in Fall 2020, Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 terms.

We will be sharing more details as the date gets closer, but for now, for those who can set aside May 17th 10-11:30 please save that time and plan to join us.  We look forward to celebrating your remarkable achievements together.

Trond Petersen was awarded knighthood by the King of Norway with the official title of Knight, First Class, of The Royal Norwegian Order of Merit (Ridder av forste klasse, Den Kongelige Norske Fortjensteorden). Amongst other projects, Professor Petersen has been instrumental in the founding of the Peder Sather Center for Advanced Study.
Ann Swidler named to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the prestigious 233-year-old national honorary society of leaders from academia, business, public affairs and the humanities. Once inducted, members contribute to the academy by participating in research and publishing studies in fields such as science and technology, energy and global security and social policy.
Raka Ray is a 2013 recipient of the Distinguished Graduate Student Mentoring Award for having demonstrated an outstanding commitment to helping graduate students succeed academically and professionally, and creatively pursue new ideas.