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The North American Society for the Sociology of Sports (NASSS).

Graduate Student Wins NASSS Paper Award

Tue, Oct 4, 2016

Vrinda Marwah received the North American Society for the Sociology of Sports' 2016 Barbara A Brown Outstanding Student Paper Award.


The American Society of Criminology

Faculty Wins American Society of Criminology Outstanding Article Award

Wed, Sep 7, 2016

Sarah Brayne is the recipient of the Outstanding Article Award from the American Society of Criminology.


The Dallas Morning News

Christine Williams' Op-Ed Featured in Dallas Morning News

Thu, Sep 1, 2016

Christine Williams' op-ed piece "Minimum wage jobs no longer make economic sense for college students" was published in The Dallas Morning News today.


The University of Texas at Austin

Sociology Department Junior Faculty Search

Mon, Aug 22, 2016

Assistant Professor – Race/Ethnicity (2017/18)


Hope Solo

Leticia Marteleto Publishes Op-Ed on Zika and Reproductive Choices

Thu, Aug 18, 2016

A new op-ed by Leticia Marteleto discusses the ways attitudes toward and opportunities for Zika prevention vary by class.


The University of Texas at Austin

Graduate Student Receives Best Dissertation Award

Tue, May 3, 2016

Amina Zarrugh received the Best Dissertation Award for 2015-2016 from the Center for Women's and Gender Studies at The University of Texas at Austin.


The University of Texas at Austin

Sociology Undergraduates Elected to Phi Beta Kappa

Mon, Apr 25, 2016

Congratulations to Sociology juniors and seniors who have been elected this year to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society.


The University of Texas at Austin

Graduate Student Honored with P.E.O. Scholar Award

Fri, Apr 22, 2016

Katherine Jensen receives P.E.O. Scholar Award.


The University of Texas at Austin

Graduate Students Awarded NSF Dissertation Grants

Thu, Apr 21, 2016

Ph.D. candidates Brandon Robinson and Beth Cozzolino receive National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants.


Harel Shapira, Assistant Professor of Sociology

Harel Shapira Selected as Andrew Carnegie Fellow

Tue, Apr 19, 2016

Harel Shapira has been selected as one of thirty-three Andrew Carnegie Fellows of 2016 nationwide.


The University of Texas at Austin

Norval Glenn Prize Winner Announced

Mon, Apr 11, 2016

Congratulations to Brandon Robinson, the recipient of the 2016 Norval Glenn Prize.


Houston Chronicle

Maya Charrad and Amina Zarrugh's Research Highlighted in Houston Chronicle

Tue, Apr 5, 2016

Professor Maya Charrad and graduate student Amina Zarrugh's article “Five years later: Gender equity in the law after the Arab Spring in Tunisia” is published in the Houston Chronicle.


Debating Early Child Care: The Relationship between Developmental Science and the Media (Cambridge University Press, 2016)

Debating Early Child Care: The Relationship between Developmental Science and the Media by Robert Crosnoe and Tama Leventhal

Thu, Mar 31, 2016

Debating Early Child Care: The Relationship between Developmental Science and the Media by Robert Crosnoe and Tama Leventhal


The University of Texas at Austin

Ben Carrington among Alcalde's Texas 10 Most Inspiring Professors of 2016

Thu, Mar 17, 2016

The Alcalde magazine has selected Ben Carrington as one of the Texas 10 most inspiring professors of 2016.


UT News

Accepting a Job Below One’s Skill Level Can Adversely Affect Future Employment Prospects

Fri, Mar 4, 2016

AUSTIN, Texas — Accepting a job below one’s skill level can be severely penalizing when applying for future employment because of the perception that someone who does this is less committed or less competent, according to new research from a sociologist at The University of Texas at Austin.


Texoma's Home Page

Harel Shapira Featured on Texoma's Home Page

Wed, Feb 10, 2016

Harel Shapira speaks to Texoma's Home Page about Pope Francis' visit to Mexico and its meaning for immigration issues.


The New England Journal of Medicine

Article Examining Effect of Planned Parenthood Removal from Texas Women's Health Program Published in New England Journal of Medicine

Wed, Feb 3, 2016

"Effect of Removal of Planned Parenthood from the Texas Women’s Health Program" by Stevenson et al was published in the New England Journal of Medicine.


Patrimonial Capitalism and Empire (Emerald Publishing, 2015)

Patrimonial Capitalism and Empire, Edited by Mounira M Charrad and Julia Adams

Mon, Feb 1, 2016

Patrimonial Capitalism and Empire, Edited by Mounira M Charrad and Julia Adams


The New York Times

Mark Hayward in New York Times Quotation of the Day

Fri, Jan 22, 2016

Mark Hayward was cited in The New York Times Sunday, January 17, Quotation of the Day.


The University of Texas at Austin

2015-16 Graduate Student Placements

Thu, Jan 7, 2016

Congratulations to 2015-16 Sociology Department job candidates.


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