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Congratulations Professor Buckley!

Cynthia Buckley was selected to join a group of 20 leading scholars to help launch the German government's new interdisciplinary migration research center in Berlin. The group sought to provide guiding ideas about emerging issues in immigration to the EU.

Fri, 05 Feb 2016

Congratulations Professor Liao!

Tim Liao collaborators have been awarded a grant (approx. $1 million Australian) to study the intergenerational transmission of joblessness. The proposed project seeks to understand the intergenerational transmission of joblessness and identify new ways in which the cycle of joblessness can be broken. The other PI’s are Irma Mooi-Reci and Mark Wooden at the University of Melbourne, Australia.

Fri, 05 Feb 2016

Congratulations Professor McDermott!

Monica McDermott has been awarded a grant from the Russell Sage Foundation ($150,000, with collaborators Eric Knowles from NYU and Jennifer Richeson from Northwestern). The grant title is "Inequality, Diversity and Working Class White Attitudes".

Fri, 05 Feb 2016

Congratulations Professor Zerai!

Assata Zerai (along with Brian Pianfetti in Civil and Environmental Engineering) has been awarded a $150,000 grant from the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. The grant will be used to bring young African scholars to campus to study public management (with further emphasis on issues of health, water, sanitation, and gender).

Fri, 05 Feb 2016

A Minute With Professor Asef Bayat

Professor Bayat, an expert on social movements and urban politics in the Middle East, speaks with News Bureau social sciences editor Craig Chamberlain. To read the interview click the announcement title above. Then, click the more information link.

Wed, 27 Jan 2016

Earned Income Tax Credit Study

Professor Ruby Mendenhall's Earned Income Tax Credit study is the subject of an article in the January 2016 issue of the Illinois Alumni Newsletter. To view the article click the announcement title above. Then, click the more information link.

Wed, 27 Jan 2016

LAS Humanities Council Teaching Excellence Award

Professor Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi has been selected to receive the LAS Humanities Council Teaching Excellence Award! Please join us in congratulating him.

Wed, 27 Jan 2016

A Conversation About Sociology Careers Outside of Academia

Dr. Fremont is a Sociologist and Physician based at the RAND Corporation, a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank, and has academic appointments at University of California, Los Angeles, and the West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He earned his PhD. in Sociology in 1993 at the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign and his medical degree at Dartmouth Medical School along with residency and fellowship in General Internal Medicine at Harvard University (1993-2000).

Fri, 04 Dec 2015

Amber Buckley-Shaklee

Amber's memorial will be held this Saturday, November 7th in Charleston, IL at the Adams Funeral Chapel, 2330 Shawnee Drive. The visitation is from 3-5 pm with a memories service immediately following.

May 17, 1984 to November 3, 2015

Thu, 05 Nov 2015

Professor Jorge Chapa

It's with great sadness that we write to tell you our colleague, Prof. Jorge Chapa, passed away October 19th. We in the Department of Sociology mourn his loss. Jorge was a great presence in the department. His jovial demeanor, collegiality, and wonderful intellect were a great source of inspiration.

August 10, 1953 to October 19, 2015

Thu, 05 Nov 2015

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Upcoming Events

Sociology Coffee and Donut Hour

2/10/2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Navigating the Sociology Major with Purpose

2/12/2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Sociology Colloquium Series

2/12/2016 | 3:00 pm

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Recent Publications

Neo-Orientalism

Neo-Orientalism

ISA The Futures We Want: Global Sociology and the Struggles for a Better World

Asef Bayat

Thu, 28 Jan 2016

Preserving Racial and Religious Harmony in Singapore

Preserving Racial and Religious Harmony in Singapore

Mathew Mathews and Mohammad Khamsya Bin Khidzer

Thu, 07 Jan 2016

Color-Blind and Color-Visible Identities among American Whites.

Color-Blind and Color-Visible Identities among American Whites.

2015. American Behavioral Scientist 59:1452-1473.

Monica McDermott

Thu, 01 Oct 2015

The China-Japan Border Dispute: Islands of Contention in Multidisciplinary Perspective

The China-Japan Border Dispute: Islands of Contention in Multidisciplinary Perspective

Tim F. Liao, Kimie Hara, and Krista Wiegand

Wed, 27 May 2015

Politics of the Temporary: An Ethnography of Migrant Life in Urban Malaysia

Politics of the Temporary: An Ethnography of Migrant Life in Urban Malaysia

Parthiban Muniandy is a doctoral student at the Department of Sociology, University of Illinois.

Parthiban Muniandy

Thu, 12 Feb 2015

Revolution and Despair

Revolution and Despair

Jadaliyya, January 28, 2015

Asef Bayat

Thu, 12 Feb 2015

Barriers to Environmental Sacrifice: The Interaction of Free Rider Fears with Education, Income, and Ideology

Barriers to Environmental Sacrifice: The Interaction of Free Rider Fears with Education, Income, and Ideology

2014 Sociological Spectrum 34(4):362-379.

Jeremiah Bohr

Fri, 18 Jul 2014

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