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.

Remembering Joanne Cohoon (Ph.D 2000)

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of a UVA Sociology graduate alumna, Joanne Cohoon. For a small taste of her distinguished accomplishments, please refer to this obituary.

Prof. Wilcox's essay in the Washington Post

Professor W. Bradford Wilcox wrote an essay in The Washington Post that observes that despite conventional wisdom, "In the real world, the evidence shows that single men aren’t necessarily having the most fun — despite the footloose and fancy-free lifestyle depicted onscreen.": Why single men may not be having the most fun

A new book edited by Rae Lesser Blumberg and Samuel Cohn

Development in Crisis: Threats to human well-being in the Global South and Global North, is a provocative, engaging and interesting collection of real-world case studies in development and globalization focusing on under-emphasized threats to growth and human welfare worldwide. Created by two of America's top development sociologists, it targets undergraduates, graduates, academics and development professionals.

Professor Brad Wilcox was quoted in an article on family leave in The Washington Post

Professor Brad Wilcox was quoted in an article on family leave in The Washington Post: In the paid family leave debate, pro-life, pro-family groups’ own policies are all over the map

Prof. Pugh will give a workshop presentation on “The Cultural Appendix: Theorizing Work and Intimacy” at Yale University

Professor Allison Pugh will give a workshop presentation on “The Cultural Appendix: Theorizing Work and Intimacy” at Yale's Center for Cultural Sociology on December 11.

Check out the new article by Prof. Adam Slez!

Congrats to Prof. Slez for publishing a new article. Click this to view it.

Prof. Olick giving a keynote address at the Fifth Annual Conference of the Historical, Dialogues, Justice, and Memory Network, Columbia University, NY

The Department Chair, Jeffrey Olick, will give a keynote address at the Fifth Annual Conference of the Historical, Dialogues, Justice, and Memory Network, Columbia University, New York, December 3-5, 2015. The conference is called The Politics of Memory: Victimization, Violence and Contested Narratives of the Past.

Julia Ticona, one of our Ph.D. candidates has a piece in the Pacific Standard.

Congratulations to Julia for her peice in the Pacific Standard, which has a fairly high visibility series on the future of work. Click this to view it.

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