Department of Sociology
The University of Texas at Austin

Sociology Graduate Students Win Grants, Fellowships, Awards, and Distinctions

Thu, Mar 30, 2017

Congratulations to Sociology graduate students for their recent awards and honors.


American Institute of Indian Studies

Diane Coffey and Dean Spears' Book Wins Joseph W Elder Prize

Wed, Mar 22, 2017

Diane Coffey and Dean Spears' book Where India Goes: Abandoned Toilets, Stunted Development, and the Costs of Caste has received the 2017 Joseph W Elder Prize in the Indian Social Sciences.


The University of Texas at Austin

2016-17 Graduate Student Placements

Tue, Mar 21, 2017

Congratulations to 2016-17 Sociology Department job candidates.


The University of Texas at Austin

US News & World Report Names UT Austin #1 in Sociology of Population

Mon, Mar 20, 2017

The 2017 US News & World Report has ranked The University of Texas at Austin number one in the sociology of population.


The University of Texas at Austin

Julie Kniseley Wins President's Outstanding Staff Award

Fri, Mar 17, 2017

Julie Kniseley, Executive Assistant in the Department of Sociology, is a recipient of The University of Texas at Austin 2017 President's Outstanding Staff Award.


Dr Mark Hayward

Mark Hayward Receives NIH OBSSR Matilda White Riley Award

Thu, Mar 16, 2017

Mark Hayward has accepted the invitation for the NIH OBSSR Matilda White Riley Award and Lecture for 2017.


Dr Chandra Muller

Chandra Muller Elected to Membership in the National Academy of Education

Tue, Feb 28, 2017

Chandra Muller has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Education.


Freedom from Work: Embracing Financial Self-Help in the United States and Argentina (Stanford University Press, 2016)

Freedom from Work: Embracing Financial Self-Help in the United States and Argentina, by Daniel Fridman

Wed, Nov 16, 2016

Freedom from Work: Embracing Financial Self-Help in the United States and Argentina, by Daniel Fridman.


The Future of Crime and Punishment: Smart Policies for Reducing Crime and Saving Money (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016)

The Future of Crime and Punishment: Smart Policies for Reducing Crime and Saving Money by William R Kelly

Mon, Jul 25, 2016

The Future of Crime and Punishment: Smart Policies for Reducing Crime and Saving Money by William R Kelly


  • Department of Sociology

    The University of Texas at Austin
    305 E 23rd St, A1700
    CLA 3.306
    Austin, TX 78712-1086
    512-232-6300