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Spotlight on Sociology

  • One of our alumni, Christina Simko's new book released by Oxford UP

    Congratulations to our former student Christina Simko (PhD, 2013) on her newly released book, "The Polics of Consolation"  from Oxford UP .

  • NYT introduced to a chapter of "Women of the World" written by Prof. Allison Pugh

    Click through to read the chanper of one of Prof. Allison Pugh's books, " Women of the World" in The New York Times.

  • Remembering Ted Caplow

    It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing, at age 95, of Theodore "Ted" Caplow. Prof. Caplow founded the sociology department at UVa, and left an indelible mark on all who were lucky enough to know him. He will be missed. For a small taste of this man's amazing accomplishments, please refer to this obituary.

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