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The Houston Chronicle

Mounira M. Charrad and Maro Youssef's Articles Featured in Houston Chronicle

Mon, Sep 10, 2018

Mounira M. Charrad and Maro Youssef have co-authored two articles on feminism and political systems that appear in The Houston Chronicle.


The University of Texas at Austin

Mounira M. Charrad and Hyun Jeong Ha's Article Featured on Baker Institute Blog and Houston Chronicle

Thu, Sep 6, 2018

Mounira M. Charrad and Hyun Jeong Ha's article is featured on the Rice University Baker Institute blog and in The Houston Chronicle.


Shannon Malone Gonzalez

Shannon Malone Gonzalez Wins Graduate Student Paper Award

Mon, Aug 20, 2018

Shannon Malone Gonzalez has received the Graduate Student Paper Award for the American Sociological Association's section on Race, Class, and Gender.


Daniel Fridman

Daniel Fridman Wins Honorable Mention for Book Award

Mon, Aug 20, 2018

Daniel Fridman has received an Honorable Mention for the Book Award from the American Sociological Association's Consumer section.


Katie Rogers

Katie Rogers Wins 2018 Bruce D. Johnson Graduate Student Paper Award

Fri, Aug 10, 2018

Katie Rogers has received the 2018 Bruce D. Johnson Graduate Student Paper Award for the American Sociological Association's section on Alcohol, Drugs, and Tobacco.


Gloria González-López

Gloria González-López published in Ms. Magazine

Wed, Jun 6, 2018

Gloria González-López's article Men Will Be Men in Russia: The Misogyny of the 2018 World Cup


Sarah Brayne

Sarah Brayne Wins Law and Society Association Article Prize

Fri, May 11, 2018

Sarah Brayne is the recipient of the 2018 Law and Society Association Article Prize.


Mehdi Haghshenas

Holleran Steiker Award Winner

Tue, May 8, 2018

Medhi Haghshenas received the 2017 Holleran Steiker Award for Creative Student Engagement because of his dedication to learning and innovation in teaching through the Signature Course Program.


Emily Paine

2018 Student Paper Award in Health Winner

Wed, Apr 25, 2018

Please join us in congratulating Emily Paine for winning the 2018 Student Paper Award in Health, Health Policy, and Health Services from the Society for the Study of Social Problems.


Shannon Malone

Norval Glenn Prize Winner Announced

Thu, Apr 19, 2018

Congratulations to the recipient and honorable mention of the 2018 Norval Glenn Prize.


Patton Hall (RLP)

Liberal Arts Building (CLA) to be Renamed Patton Hall (RLP) Beginning August 21, 2018

Mon, Apr 9, 2018

The Liberal Arts Building (CLA) will be renamed Patton Hall (RLP) beginning August 21, 2018.


The University of Texas at Austin

Faculty and Graduate Students Receive Social Science Article Award

Wed, Mar 28, 2018

"The Weight of Inequality: Socio-Economic Status and the Intergenerational Transmission of Child Nutrition in Brazil” published in Social Forces last June is the winner of the best paper award in Social Sciences by the Brazil Section of the Latin American Studies Association.


The University of Texas at Austin

ASA Culture Program Profile: UT Austin's Urban Ethnography Lab

Tue, Mar 20, 2018

Originally published in Section Culture: Newsletter of the ASA Culture Section. Winter 2018. Vol 30 Issue 1.



Life & Letters

Professors Discuss Surveillance with Life & Letters

Thu, Feb 8, 2018

Professors from Sociology, African and African Diaspora Studies, and American Studies talk to Liberal Arts Life & Letters Magazine about the history, culture, techniques, and implications of surveillance.


Gloria Gonzalez-Lopez

Gloria Gonzalez-Lopez on Ms. Magazine

Wed, Jan 31, 2018

Gloria Gonzalez-Lopez's essay "What the #MeToo Movement Could Do for Victims of Incest" is featured on Ms. Magazine.


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