Department of Sociology
Samantha Simon

Samantha Simon receives American Association of University women Fellowship Award

Samantha Simon receives American Association of University women Fellowship Award

Fri, Apr 19, 2019


Jennifer Glass

Jennifer Glass wins Harriet Presser Award

Mon, Apr 15, 2019

Jennifer Glass has won the 2019 Harriet B Presser Award.


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.


Gloria Gonzalez-Lopez and Shannon Cavanagh

Shannon Cavanagh and Gloria Gonzalez-Lopez win President’s Associates Teaching Excellence Award

Mon, Apr 1, 2019

Shannon Cavanagh and Gloria Gonzalez-Lopez have received the President’s Associates Teaching Excellence Award.


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.


Christine Williams presenting at DCSS at the ASA Executive Office

ASA President-Elect Christine Williams speaks at District of Columbia Sociological Society

Thu, Mar 21, 2019

On January 24, 2019, the District of Columbia Sociological Society (DCSS) hosted a scholarly talk by ASA President-Elect Christine Williams, the Elsie and Stanley E. (Skinny) Adams, Sr. Centennial Professor of Liberal Arts at the University of Texas-Austin. The talk, given at the ASA Executive Office to an audience of nearly 50 people, was titled “The #MeToo Movement: Implications for Sociologists and Professional Societies.” This talk gave the audience a taste of what her 2020 ASA Presidential Address could include.


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.


The University of Texas at Austin

Graduate students awarded NSF dissertation fellowships

Tue, Jan 29, 2019

Sociology graduate students Katie Rogers, Sam Simon, Ilya Slavinski, and Haley Stritzel have received dissertation fellowships from the National Science Foundation.


Confronting Underground Justice: Reinventing Plea Bargaining for Effective Criminal Justice Reform

Confronting Underground Justice: Reinventing Plea Bargaining for Effective Criminal Justice Reform by William R. Kelly with Robert Pitman

Thu, Nov 1, 2018

Confronting Underground Justice: Reinventing Plea Bargaining for Effective Criminal Justice Reform by William R. Kelly with Robert Pitman


Christine Williams

Christine Williams Elected ASA President

Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Christine Williams has been elected President of the American Sociological Association.


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