Article by Prof. Allison Pugh

Click through to read Prof. Allison Pugh's new article, "Class Matters What job insecurity does to our kids " in the New Republic.

Interview with Allison Pugh in The Atlantic on her new book, The Tumbleweed Society: Working and Caring in an Insecure Age

The interview coincides with the official release of Allison's new book, The Tumbleweed Society: Working and Caring in an Insecure Age (Oxford University Press). Congratulations to Allison on this major publication!

Article by Simone Polillo

Click through to read Prof. Simone Polillo's very interesting new article, "Theorizing Efficient Markets: A Sociology of Financial Ideas" in European Journal of Sociology

NYT article about the work by Prof. Brad Wilcox

Click through to read Prof. Brad Wilcox's new geographic analysis, " The North-South Divide on Two-Parent Families" in The New York Times.

Sociology Undergraduate Symposium 2015

Click and see some of the pictures from the Sociology Undergraduate Symposium on Wednesday, April 29. Your fellow students, including the Distinguished Majors and President Sullivan's Interns, presented 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)

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

Warmest congratulations to our Sociology majors, Angela Thorp and Julie Kusnerik, who were elected to the Beta Chapter of Virginia of Phi Beta Kappa last week!

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