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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

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James Hunter's New Book: Science and the Good: The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality

October 10, 2018

Congratulations to James Hunter on the publication of his newest book (with Paul Nedelisky), Science and the Good: The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality.  It is in the "Foundational Questions in Science" series published... More

Allison Pugh

Read Professor Allison Pugh's New Article in UVAToday

September 26, 2018

Click here to view Professor Allison Pugh's article in... More

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Professor Wilcox's article in CNN.com titled "Black Men are Succeeding in America"

September 6, 2018

Read article titled "Black Men are Succeeding in America" on CNN.com here collaborated with W. Bradford Wilcox... More

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Professor Isaac Ariail Reed's Article in the European Journal of Cultural and Political Sociology

August 29, 2018

Click here to view Professor Isaac Ariail Reed's article in the European Journal of Cultural and Political Sociology titled "Agency, power, modernity: A manifesto for... More

Roksa

Read about Professor Josipa Roksa's New Article in UVAToday

August 3, 2018

See the linked coverage of Professor Josipa Roksa's most recent article, "The Role of Family Support in Facilitating Academic Success of Low-Income Students.”,  in UVA Today... More

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Professor Allison Pugh in the New Yorker

May 31, 2018

Click here to view Professor Allison Pugh's essay in the New Yorker titled... More

Visions of Empire

Congratulations to Professor Krishan Kumar

May 31, 2018

Congratulations to Professor Krishan Kumar, whose book Visions of Empire has been awarded the 2017 Ab Imperio prize.  The prize comes with a public lecture to be delivered at the Higher School... More

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Professor James Hunter in the Wall Street Journal

May 31, 2018

Professor James Hunter's article in Sunday's Wall Street Journal

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Professor Yingyao Wang Awarded Yale's 21st Century Prize

May 7, 2018

Congratulations to Professor Yingyao Wang who has been awarded Yale’s 21st Century Prize!  Please click here for details.

The American Educational Research Association

Professor Josipa Roksa Elected Chair of the Sociology of Education Section of The American Educational Research Association

March 30, 2018

Congratulations to Professor Josipa Roksa who as been elected chair of the Sociology of Education Section of the American Educational Research Association!

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Professor Allison Pugh and Assistant Professor Fiona Greenland Awarded NSF Social Science Grants

March 30, 2018

Congratulations to Professor Allison Pugh and Assistant Professor Fiona Greenland who have been awarded NSF Social Science Grants.  Click to view article in UVA Today ... More