Department of Sociology
Mary Rose

Mary Rose's op-ed appears in USA Today

Wed, Oct 9, 2019

Mary Rose's op-ed on Guyger case and importance of juries appears in USA Today.


Andrea Pedraza

Andrea Pedraza awarded Impact Scholarship

Andrea Pedraza awarded Impact Scholarship

Tue, Sep 10, 2019


Puebla Group

President's Award for Global Learning

President's Award for Global Learning

Thu, Sep 5, 2019


Kevin Dahaghi

Kevin Dahaghi receives first-place prize for the 2019 Gene Carte Student Paper Competition Award from the American Society of Criminology

Thu, Aug 29, 2019

Kevin Dahaghi received the first-place prize for the 2019 Gene Carte Student Paper Competition Award


Shannon Malone Gonzalez

Shannon Malone Gonzalez wins ABS Student Paper Award

Shannon Malone Gonzalez wins ABS Student Paper Award

Fri, Jun 7, 2019


Mark Hayward

Mark Hayward is named member of NAS Alzheimer’s Decadal Study

Mark Hayward is named a member of the NAS Alzheimer’s Decadal Study.

Mon, Jun 3, 2019


Sarah Brayne

Sarah Brayne receives Raymond Dickson Centennial Endowed Teaching Fellowship

Sarah Brayne has received a Raymond Dickson Centennial Endowed Teaching Fellowship.

Wed, May 29, 2019


Mehdi Haghshenas

Mehdi Haghshenas receives Student Council Endowed Teaching Award

Mehdi Haghshenas has received a Student Council Endowed Teaching Award.

Wed, May 29, 2019


Leticia Marteleto

"Tracking Zika in Brazil": Interview with Leticia Marteleto in Life & Letters

Tue, May 21, 2019

The most recent edition of Life & Letters (Spring 2019) features an interview with Leticia Marteleto, in the segment "Tracking Zika in Brazil."


Pamela Paxton

Pamela Paxton wins Joe and Bettie Branson Ward Endowed Excellence Award

Wed, May 15, 2019

Pamela Paxton is the 2019-2020 recipient of the Joe and Bettie Branson Ward Endowed Excellence Award.


Chandra Muller

Chandra Muller and team receive $12.8 million NIA grant

Wed, May 8, 2019

A project led by Minnesota Population Center and including Chandra Muller's UT Austin research team has been awarded $12.8 million by the National Institute on Aging, funded over the course of five years, to study how educational experiences in adolescence impact cognitive functioning and deter the development of dementia later in life.


Gloria González-López

Gloria González-López wins Mexico Center Award

Gloria González-López wins Mexico Center Award

Wed, May 8, 2019


Ruijie Peng wins Women's and Gender Studies Dissertation Fellowship Award

Ruijie Peng wins Women's and Gender Studies Dissertation Fellowship Award

Ruijie Peng wins Women's and Gender Studies Dissertation Fellowship Award

Wed, May 8, 2019


The University of Texas at Austin

2018-19 Graduate Student Placements

Wed, May 1, 2019

Congratulations to 2018-19 Sociology Department job candidates.


Alicia Duncombe and Alex Diamond selected to receive National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships.

Alicia Duncombe and Alex Diamond selected to receive National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships.

Tue, Apr 9, 2019

Alicia Duncombe and Alex Diamond selected to receive National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships.


Riad Azar

Riad Azar wins studentship from the International Journal for Urban and Regional Research Foundation

Sat, Apr 6, 2019

Riad Azar wins studentship from the International Journal for Urban and Regional Research Foundation.


Maro Youssef

Maro Youssef writes for Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Fri, Mar 29, 2019

Graduate student Maro Youssef has co-authored with Hamza Mighri a piece of public sociology for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.


Robert Crosnoe

Robert Crosnoe wins Distinguished Contributions to Interdisciplinary Understanding of Child Development Award

Thu, Mar 7, 2019

Robert Crosnoe has received the Distinguished Contributions to Interdisciplinary Understanding of Child Development Award from the Society for Research in Child Development.


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