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

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.