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

Economy & Family

Professor Allison Pugh's work was mentioned in a Bloomberg financial blog. More Info

Article by R. Rinaldo

Click through to read Prof. Rachel Rinaldo's new article, "Pious and Critical: Muslim Women Activists and the Question of Agency" in Gender and Society.  Also, check out a blog post relating to the article.

Article by K. Kumar

Click through to read Prof. Krishan Kumar's article in the Oct 2014 issue of Comparative Studies in Society and History.

We're hiring!

The Department of Sociology at the University of Virginia invites applicants for an open-rank tenured or tenure-track position (advanced assistant to new full). Please visit our careers page for more information, or search for posting number 0614986 through Jobs@UVa.

Gender and Globalization: A Symposium

Click through for more information on the Gender and Globalization Symposium, Friday October 17th, 2014 at Nau 211. 

Video from Semester at Sea

Click through to watch a short video featuring Prof. Allison Pugh and her Sociology of Childhood class from Fall 2014 Semester at Sea - Rotterdam: A Child in the City

Article on Prof. Roksa's new book

Click through for an article on Prof. Roksa's new book in The Wall Street Journal.

Interview on Prof. Roksa's new book

Watch the Chronicle of Higher Ed interview with Josipa Roksa and Richard Arum here.