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A Cultural History of Memory Volumes 1-6, Edited by Stefan Berger & Jeffrey K. Olick

November 19, 2020

Please view information on A Cultural History of Memory Volumes 1-6 from Bloomsbury Academic, edited by Stefan Berger & Jeffrey K. Olick... More

Sociology Colloquium

November 19, 2020

Title: Excavating Historical Layers: From Slave Market to Omni Royal Hotel in New Orleans
Professor Angel Adams Parham
Reverend Joseph H. Fichter, S.J. Distinguished Professor of 
Social Science and Associate... More

W. Bradford Wilcox's Article in The Washington Post

October 21, 2020

Read W. Bradford Wilcox's article in The Washington Post, "Divorce is down, despite covid-19"... More

Congratulations to Adam Slez upon the publication of his new book

September 8, 2020

Congratulations to Adam Slez upon the publication of his new book, "The Making of the Populist Movement: State, Market, and Party on the Western Frontier"—now available for purchase from Oxford University Press.  Information can be found ... More

Congratulations to Simone Polillo on his new book

July 15, 2020

Congratulations to Simone Polillo on his new book "The Ascent of Market Efficiency: Finance That Cannot Be Proven". Info can be found here.

The Department of Sociology's Virtual Degree Ceremony for the Class of 2020

May 15, 2020

Congratulations Sociology Class of 2020!  Please visit the Sociology website here on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 1:35 pm to view the graduation ceremony.   

Teresa A. Sullivan's Article “The US census has its flaws -- but so has every attempt to count people throughout history”

April 1, 2020

Teresa A. Sullivan's Article “The US census has its flaws -- but so has every attempt to count people throughout history” published in "The Conversation"

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