Interview on Prof. Roksa's new book

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

Article on Prof. Roksa's new book

Josipa Roksa's new book, Aspiring Adults Adrift: Tentative Transitions of College Graduates, has just been released by the University of Chicago Press.  An article on the book can be found in the 9/2/14 Inside Higher Ed.

We have moved!

On July 28th, 2014, the UVA Sociology Department moved from our previous location off Grounds in the Dynamics building to Randall Hall on Grounds.

Professor Rinaldo - Voice of America interview

Check out Professor Rinaldo's interview with Voice of America about her book and Islam and feminism in Indonesia here.

Professor Blumberg - US State Dept project

Congratulations to Prof. Rae Blumberg, who was selected to be one of four UVA faculty to run a project for the U.S. State Department with UVA students.  Rae's project involves formulating a detailed plan on how to counteract the proposed downgrading of the Lajes Air Base in the (Portuguese) Azores.

Article by A. Press and F. Tripodi in 7/2 Chronicle

ASA Sex and Gender chair

Congratulations to Professor Allison Pugh, who has been elected chair of the Sex and Gender section of the ASA!

Summer orientation for transfer students 2014

Information for transfer students who wish to declare sociology as their major:

Please read our Handbook for Majors and Minors: it contains all you need to know about the sociology major.

Here you will find answers to some frequently asked questions.


New course being offered Fall 2014!

We are excited to be offering a new course next semester, SOC 3700 Health and Society. Details are as follows; more information is available on SIS. Tuesday/Thursday 9:30am – 10:45am, Clark Hall 101. This course explores the social dimensions of health and illness, focusing especially on the social experience of illness, the social determinants of disease, and the role and meaning of medicine and public health in modern U.S. society.

New Appointment for Sociology PhD Alum

Congratulations to 2013 grad Allan McCoy, who has accepted a tenure track assistant professorship at SUNY-Plattsburgh!

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