Message From The Chair

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

  • Sociology Undergraduate Symposium on Wednesday, April 29

    You are cordially invited to the Sociology Undergraduate Symposium on Wednesday, April 29 where your fellow students, including the Distinguished Majors and President Sullivan's Interns, will present their work. We envision this as both an intellectual and a social occasion - a fitting end to a year's/semester's hard work and inquiry. (more)

  • LIFE WITH SOCIOLOGY: A Conversation with President Sullivan

    The Department of Sociology organized an informal meeting with fellow sociologist President Teresa Sullivan, last Friday, April 17. It was a very special event - the first of its kind - and we are incredibly grateful to President Sullivan who cleared time in her immensely busy schedule specifically for this occasion. (more)

  • Exciting new course on Networks and Society being offered Fall 2015!

    We are excited to be offering a new course next semester, SOC 3510- Networks and Society! Details are as follows; more information is available on SIS. Monday/Wednesday 2pm – 2:50pm at Maury Hall 104.This course focuses on theoretical and substantive themes within social network analysis.(more)

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