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MESSAGE REGARDING SOCIOLOGY DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

March 19, 2020

The Sociology Office at Randall Hall will be closed until further notice.  If you need to reach Sociology Administrators, including for major/minor declarations, contact the department by email ... More

Fiona Greenland in UVA Today

February 7, 2020

Please see article in UVA Today featuring Fiona Greenland here... More

Fiona Greenland Receives NSF Award to Study Wartime Cultural Violence

January 16, 2020

Fiona Greenland, Assistant Professor of Sociology, has received an award from the National Science Foundation to study wartime cultural violence. Her interests include visual culture, nationalism, science and technology studies, and the politics... More

Memorial Service for Murray Milner on January 17, 2020 at 4:00 pm at Westminster Presbyterian

January 7, 2020

SAD NEWS FROM PROFESSOR JEFFREY OLICK, DEPARTMENT CHAIR, REGARDING PROFESSOR MURRAY MILNER

"I write with sadness to let you know that Murray Milner has passed away.  He was a great friend, mentor, and colleague to so many.  He will be... More

How to Fix the Baby Bust Article in Foreign Policy Magazine co-authored by Professor Brad Wilcox

August 12, 2019

View Article co-authored with Professor Brad Wilcox in the Foreign Policy magazine here.

Jeffrey Olick Elected to Sociology Research Association

July 12, 2019

Congratulations to Jeffrey Olick who has been elected to the prestigious Sociological Research Association. The SRA was established in 1936 to recognize leading scholars in the discipline who have made a significant contribution to sociological... More

ASA President's Invited Address

July 10, 2019

ASA President’s Invited Address

Teresa A. Sullivan, University of Virginia 

“Coming to our Census: How Social Statistics Underpin Our Democracy (and Republic)”

Monday, July 29, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

American Statistical... More

Spanish Translation of Social Theory Now

July 3, 2019

Claudio Benzecry, Monika Krause and Isaac Ariail Reed are happy to announce the publication of the Spanish translation of Social Theory Now. Find out more... More

Congratulations to Murray Milner on his new book, Understanding the Sacred: Sociological Theology for Contemporary Work

June 14, 2019

Congratulations to Murray Milner on the publication of his new book, Understanding the Sacred: Sociological Theology for Contemporary People.

Isaac Reed's Blog Piece Based on his ASR Article

May 30, 2019

Please see Isaac Reed's blog piece based on his ASR article here.

Professor Brad Wilcox in The New York Times

May 20, 2019

Congratulations to Brad Wilcox on his article "Religious Men Can be Devoted Dads, Too" published in The New York TImes.   This article was collaborated with Jason S. Carroll and Laurie DeRose.  View article... More

Fiona Greenland Publishes Essay in The Conversation

May 15, 2019

Fiona Greenland publishes essay in The Conversation on her new findings about the cost of archaeological looting in Syria.  Please view link... More

Rae Blumberg's New Book, Gender and Development: The Economic Basis of Women's Power, co-edited with Samuel Coh

May 7, 2019

Congratulations to Rae BLumberg on the publication of her new book, Gender and Development: The Economic Basis of Women's Power, co-edited with Samuel Coh.  In addition to the introduction, the volume includes two chapters by Rae.  More... More

Why this UVA graduate thanks her Sociology degree for success in her dream job

April 16, 2019

Caroline Darney served eight years in the Navy prior to embarking on a new career in sports blogging.  She believes her writing ability can be traced back to all the papers she had to write as a sociology major. “I’ve always been more confident... More

Professor Isaac Reed awarded an All-University Teaching Prize

March 21, 2019

Congratulations to Professor Isaac Reed on being awarded an All-University Teaching Prize which was presented by Vice Provost Archie Holmes in his class!

 

 

Professor Jeffrey Olick Presenting at Memory, Tragedy, and Society Social Thought Conference 2019 at Penn State on March 29th

March 20, 2019

Penn State Social Thought Program will host its annual conference on March 29-30 in Carnegie 113 on the Penn State University Park Campus. 

Dr. Jeffrey K. Olick, the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Sociology at the University of Virginia... More

Isaac Reed's Publication in American Sociological Review Titled "Performative State-Formation in the Early American Republic"

March 4, 2019

Congratulations to Isaac Reed on the publication of his paper in American Sociological Review.  Click here to view.

James Hunter

Article in UVAToday Featuring James Hunter

February 6, 2019

Article in UVAToday featuring James Hunter's interview on new book “... More

Article in UVAToday featuring Tom Guterbock and Kate Wood's recent survey titled "Weldon Cooper Center Helping Feed Hungry Mouths in Louisa County"

January 18, 2019

Click here for article featured in UVAToday with Tom Guterbock and Kate Wood on recent survey titled "Weldon Cooper Center Helping Feed... More