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Spotlight on Sociology

  • Professor Jennifer Bair speaks about the Bangladesh garment industry in The Atlantic.

    In a recent article in The Atlantic, Professor Jennifer Bair speaks about the Bangladesh garment industry.  Read more here.

  • The CHARGE Program Exhibit

    The CHARGE Program, our UVA initiative funded by the National Science Foundation Advance Program for women in STEM fields, including the social and behavioral sciences, has an exhibit in the Chemistry Bldg. It showcases 28 UVA women in these fields, including two from Sociology, Rae Blumberg and Allison Pugh. The exhibit runs through May 15. It’s located on the first and second floors, near the Chemistry Bldg. first floor entrance on McCormick.

  • Professor Krishan Kumar's New Book - "Visions of Empire: How Five Imperial Regimes Shaped the World"

    Congratulations to Professor Krishan Kumar on the release of his new book, "Visions of Empire: How Five Imperial Regimes Shaped the World".  Information is here.

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