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Spotlight on Sociology

  • Angela Thorp and Julie Kusnerik, UVA Sociology majors, elected to the Beta Chapter of Virginia of Phi Beta Kappa

    Warmest congratulations to our Sociology majors, Angela Thorp and Julie Kusnerik, who were elected to the Beta Chapter of Virginia of Phi Beta Kappa last week!

  • Josipa Roksa named one of the most influential faculty in public debates of education

    Professor Jospia Roksa was ranked on the RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings, a list that recognizes 200 faculty members at U.S. universities who “contribute most substantially to public debates about education.”  View the UVA Today article for more info.

  • Gender & Society Special Issue on Gender and Religion in Global Contexts

    Gender & Society has published an important special issue on gender and religion in global contexts edited by Orit Avishai, Afshan Jafar and UVA's own Rachel RinaldoMore Info

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