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It is a great pleasure to welcome you to the Sociology Department at the University of Virginia! Our overriding goals are as follows...
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Spotlight on Sociology

  • Prof. Josipa Roksa's new book - "Improving Quality in Higher Education"

    UVA Today asked Josipa Roksa about her latest book, Improving Quality in Higher EduationRead the article here.

  • Welcome new Sociology Faculty - Jennifer Bair, Rose Buckelew, & Isaac Reed!

    Jennifer Bair studies economic sociology, development, globalization, gender and work.  Rose Buckelew studies medical sociology, mental health, race & ethnicity, and criminology.  Isaac Reed studies historical sociology, culture, theory, science and knowledge.

  • Rae Blumberg discusses gender roles & economic development

    In a recent paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Society, Rae Blumberg relates how women's roles influence economic development in the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia.  Read more in the UVA Today article.

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