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

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

  • 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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