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.

Brad Wilcox's latest book a June 2016 Editor's Pick by Choice!

Congratulations to Brad Wilcox - his book Soul Mates was named a June 2016 Editor's Pick by Choice!

A recent article in Chronicle by Prof. Josipa Roksa

Click to see Prof. Roksa's article here. For an op-ed that may be a more succinct articulation of the argument, click here

A recent article in the Richmond Times by a former grad student, Shannon Anderson, Ph.D

Click to see a recent article by a former grad student, Shannon Anderson, Ph.D, http://m.richmond.com/opinion/their-opinion/guest-columnists/article_1eb9e459-ebd8-5daf-8d36-abb25d2dc678.html?mode=jqm. Shannon is currently an assistant professor  of Sociology in Roanoke College.

A new book by Ben Snyder, our former grad student: The Disrupted Workplace

Congrats to Ben Snyder for publishing a new book, The Disrupted Workplace:Time and the Moral Order of Flexible Capitalism. This book is based on Ben's dissertation. It shows what can be done in our superb department!

Prof. Joseph E. Davis's new book "To Fix or To Heal: Patient Care, Public Health, and the Limits of Biomedicine" (New York University Press).

Joseph E. Davis (Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture) and co-editor Ana Marta Gonzalez (University of Navarra) have released a new book "To Fix or To Heal: Patient Care, Public Health, and the Limits of Biomedicine" (New York University Press). This volume advances new lines of criticism of our dominant biomedical regime, while proposing ways of bringing medical practice, bioethics, and public health more into line with their original goals.

"How the Church Helps Black Men Flourish in America", an article by Prof. Brad Wilcox

Click through to read Prof. Brad Wilcox's article, "How the Church Helps Black Men Flourish in America" in The Atlantic.

Prof. Wilcox's new book:Soul Mates: Religion, Sex, and Marriage among African Americans and Latinos

W. Bradford Wllcox (Sociology) and Nicholas Wolfinger of the University of Utah new book, "Soul Mates: Religion, Sex, and Marriage among African Americans and Latinos," was reviewed in The National Review: Rebuilding a Marriage Culture in 21st-Century Black and Latino America

Professor James Hunter analysis on the popularity of Ted Cruz in The New Yorker

Professor James Hunter analysis on the popularity of Ted Cruz and shifting evangelical perspectives were featured in a recent article in The New Yorker: Ted Cruz, the Empty Evangelical.

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