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Volumes 1-6, Edited by Stefan Berger & Jeffrey K. Olick
"The Making of the Populist Movement: State, Market, and Party on the Western Frontier"—now available for purchase from Oxford University Press
Congratulations to Simone Polillo on his new book "The Ascent of Market Efficiency: Finance That Cannot Be Proven".
Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 1:35 pm
Power in Modernity: Agency Relations and the Creative Destruction of the King’s Two Bodies was released last week.
“The US census has its flaws -- but so has every attempt to count people throughout history”
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What Happens When Antiquities Are Obliterated? A Sociologist Investigates.
Her interests include visual culture, nationalism, science and technology studies, and the politics of cultural heritage.
Friday, January 17, 2020, 4pm in the sanctuary at Westminster Presbyterian
Co-authored by Professor Brad Wilcox
Congratulations to Jeffrey Olick who has been elected to the prestigious Sociological Research Association.
ASA President’s Invited Address
Teresa A. Sullivan, University of Virginia
Claudio Benzecry, Monika Krause and Isaac Ariail Reed are happy to announce the publication of the Spanish translation
Understanding the Sacred: Sociological Theology for Contemporary Work
The performance of political power is as old as the American Republic – and has helped ensure its survival.
Congratulations to Brad Wilcox on his article "Religious Men Can be Devoted Dads, Too" published in The New York TImes. This article was collabor
Fiona Greenland publishes essay in The Conversation on her new findings about the cost of archaeological looting in Syria. Please view li
Congratulations on publicatio, co-edited with Samuel Coh
Why this UVA graduate thanks her Sociology degree for success in her dream job
Congratulations to Professor Isaac Reed on being awarded an All-University Teaching Prize which was presented by Vice Provost Archie Holmes in his
Memory, Tragedy, and Society Social Thought Conference 2019 on March 29th
"Performative State-Formation in the Early American Republic"
Article in UVAToday featuring Tom Guterbock and Kate Wood's recent survey
James Hunter's New Book (with Paul Nedelisky)
Professor Allison Pugh's article in UVAToday
Click here to view Professor Isaac Ariail Reed's article in the European
See the linked coverage of Professor Josipa Roksa's most recent article, "The Role of Family Support in Facilitating Academic Success o
Congratulations to Professor Krishan Kumar, whose book Visions of Empire has been awarded the 2
Professor James Hunter's article in Sunday's Wall Street Journal
Congratulations to Professor Allison Pugh and Assistant Professor Fiona Greenland who have been awarded NSF Social Science Grants. Click to view a
Professor Josipa Roksa Elected Chair of the Sociology of Education Section of The American Educational Research Association
Congratulations to Professor Josipa Roksa who as been elected chair of the Sociology of Education Section of the American Educational Research Asso
Professor Allison Pugh's Shepherd Program 20th Celebration Keynote Speech at Washington & Lee University
Professor Krishan Kumar publishes article in The Times Literary Supplement entitled "Mr. Jefferson's University"
Professor Krishan Kumar's Article Featured in UVAToday Entitled "Here's What We Can Learn Today From Empires of Yesterday"
The CHARGE Program, our UVA initiative funded by the National Science Foundation Advance Program for women in STEM fields, including the social and
Professor Krishan Kumar Releases His New Book, "Visions of Empire: How Five Imperial Regimes Shaped the World"
Fiona Greenland studies state formation, social theory, science and technology studies, nationalism, sociology of culture, archaeology, art/science
Professor W. Bradford Wilcox Publishes New journal Article "Ties That Bind - Childrearing in the Age of Cohabitation"
Yingyao Wang studies economic and political sociology, comparative and historical sociology, formal and complex organizations, sociology of develop
Congratulations to Ben Snyder, Our Former Grad Student, Publishing His New Book, "The Disrupted Workplace"
UVA Today Asks Professor Josipa Roksa About Her Latest Book - "Improving Quality in Higher Education"
Jennifer Bair studies economic sociology, development, globalization, gender and work. Rose Buckelew studies medical sociology, mental health, rac
Professor Wilcox's New Book, "Soul Mates: Religion, Sex, and Marriage among African Americans and Latinos", Reviewed by The National Review
Profressor Brad Wilcox Explores "How the Church Helps Black Men Flourish in America" in The Atlantic
It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of a UVA Sociology graduate alumna, Joanne Cohoon (Ph.D 2000)
Professor Wilcox's Study Finds Evidence that Single Men May Not Be Having the Most Fun on the Washington Post
Prof. Joseph E. Davis' New Book Released, "To Fix or To Heal: Patient Care, Public Health, and the Limits of Biomedicine" (New York University Press)
Professor Allison Pugh Will Give a Workshop Presentation on “The Cultural Appendix: Theorizing Work and Intimacy” at Yale University
Professor Jeffrey Olick Gives a Keynote Address at the Fifth Annual Conference of the Historical, Dialogues, Justice, and Memory Network, Columbia University, NY
Professor Krishna Kumar's Book, "The idea of Englishness", Featured at St. John's College at Cambridge University
Murray Milner, Professor Emeritus, Will Host A Lecture at Virginia Tech Entitled "A General Model of Elites"
Bradley Campbell, Former graduate student at UVA Sociology, Publishes Book, "The Geometry of Genocide"
New course just added in SIS for Spring 2016:
SOC 3180 – Sociology of Emotions (3) Pugh, enrl 20, TR 11-12:15pm
The Department Chair's Presenting at the German Political Science Association (Deutsche Vereinigung für Politikwissenschaft)
The lecture provided historical and sociological perspective on a major controversy over whether that organization should continue to award a lifet
Francesca has been selected to participate in the TedX Open Mic Night next Monday, September 21 at The Jefferson Theater in Charlottesville!
Throughout history, women's voices have been silenced by men and relegated to the private sphere (Beard 2014).
Professor Donald Black Explores "The Beginning of Social Time: An Interview with Myself " in the ScienceDirect
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Rae Blumberg and Samuel Cohn Publish New Book - "Development in Crisis: Threats to Human Well-Being in the Global South and Global North"
It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing, at age 95, of Theodore "Ted" Caplow, who Founded the Sociology Department at UVA
Professor Brad Wilcox's New Geographic Analysis Released, "Intact Families, Continued: The Red-County Advantage" in The New York Times.
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Professor Allison Pugh Releases New Article, "Class Matters What job insecurity does to our kids," in the New Republic.
Interview with Allison Pugh in The Atlantic on her new book, "The Tumbleweed Society: Working and Caring in an Insecure Age"
The interview coincides with the official r
Simone Polillo Publishes New Article on "Theorizing Efficient Markets: A Sociology of Financial Ideas" in European Journal of Sociology
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Click and see some of the pictures from the Sociology Undergraduate Symposium on Wednesday, April 29.
The Department of Sociology organized an informal meeting with fellow sociologist President Teresa Sullivan, last Friday, April 17.
We are excited to be offering a new course next semester, SOC 3510- Networks and Society!
Angela Thorp and Julie Kusnerik, UVA Sociology Majors, Elected to the Beta Chapter of Virginia of Phi Beta Kappa
Professor Rachel Rinaldo's New Article, "Pious and Critical: Muslim Women Activists and the Question of Agency" Posted in Gender and Society
Friday, October 17, 2014, 2014
Professor Krishan Kumar's Article Published in the Oct 2014 Issue of Comparative Studies in Society and History
The Department of Sociology at the University of Virginia invites applicants for an open-rank tenured or tenure-track position (advanced assistant
Watch a Short Video featuring Professor. Allison Pugh and her Sociology of Childhood class from Fall 2014 Semester at Sea
Josipa Roksa's New Book, "Aspiring Adults Adrift: Tentative Transitions of College Graduates," Has Just Been Released by the University of Chicago Press
Professor Rinaldo's Interviews with Voice of America about Her Book and Islam and feminism in Indonesia
On July 28th, 2014, the UVA Sociology Department moved from our previous location off Grounds in the Dynamics building to Randall Hall on Grounds.
Congratulations to Prof. Rae Blumberg, who was selected to be one of four UVA faculty to run a project for the U.S.
Congratulations to Professor Allison Pugh, who has been elected chair of the Sex and Gender section of the ASA
Information for transfer students who wish to declare sociology as their major:
We are excited to be offering a new course next semester, SOC 3700 Health and Society. Details are as follows; more information is
Arts & Sciences Faculty Forward discusses Sociology major's internship in the President's Office.