Professor Rebecca Sandefur has been invited to be the public interest honoree at the National Center for Access to Justice's Inaugural Benefit for Justice in June. Part of the event is dedicated to recognizing the role of data and performance measurement in securing justice system reform. Professor Sandefur is being acknowledged for her leadership role in that movement. Congratulations Becky!
Mon, 27 Apr 2015
The Sociology Department is delighted to announce that Joanna Perez has been awarded a predoctoral fellowship from the American Sociological Association’s Minority Fellowship Program for the 2015-2016 academic year. The fellowship carries an $18,000 stipend and involves 10 hours a week of training by her sponsor, Professor Assata Zerai. This is a huge coup! Congratulations to both Joanna and Assata.
Tue, 14 Apr 2015
The Sloan Foundation has awarded the University of Illinois $1m to support a Center of Exemplary Mentoring in STEM fields. The Graduate College team was led by Sociology's own Assata Zerai who, as an associate dean in the Graduate College, oversaw the grant application’s Coordinating Committee. Congratulations, Assata! And brava.
Thu, 26 Mar 2015
A multi-campus team with Professor Zsuzsa Gille's participation has received the Mellon Global Midwest award. The project, entitled Global Midwaste will create a new knowledge infrastructure for archiving and studying the relationship between wastes of all kinds and the U.S. Midwest. This will create a great boost for institutionalizing waste studies and for revitalizing interdisciplinary collaboration relevant to the people of the Midwest.
Thu, 26 Feb 2015
Professor Ruby Mendenhall is quoted in the Atlantic magazine article, "Is Ending Segregation the Key to Ending Poverty?”
Wed, 04 Feb 2015
Majority of Sociology faculty vote no confidence in Chancellor, President and Board of Trustees.
Wed, 15 Oct 2014
Rebecca L. Sandefur has been awarded a grant from the Public Welfare Foundation to study innovative means for increasing ordinary people's access to justice.
Sun, 17 Aug 2014
As we head into the new term it gives us great pleasure to acknowledge those who were ranked as “excellent teachers” in the student ratings from last year. To view a list of names and courses taught, please click the title link above. Then, click the More Information link.
Tue, 12 Aug 2014
2008 Ph.D. graduate Jennifer M. Ortman is currently Chief of the Population Projections Branch, Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau. She has been featured on C-SPAN’s America by the Numbers. Archived segments featuring Ortman are available at: http://www.census.gov/newsroom/cspan/.
Thu, 19 Jun 2014
Join us on Friday afternoons in room 3111 Lincoln Hall from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Discussions will reconvene at Murphy’s Pub (or other locations) after 4 p.m.
Thu, 05 Jun 2014
Parthiban Muniandy is a doctoral student at the Department of Sociology, University of Illinois.
Thu, 12 Feb 2015
Jadaliyya, January 28, 2015
Thu, 12 Feb 2015
Public views on the dangers and importance of climate change: predicting climate change beliefs in the United States through income moderated by party identification.
2014. Climatic Change 126(1-2):217-227.
Tue, 10 Feb 2015
Barriers to Environmental Sacrifice: The Interaction of Free Rider Fears with Education, Income, and Ideology
2014 Sociological Spectrum 34(4):362-379.
Fri, 18 Jul 2014
HYPERMASCULINITY, STATE VIOLENCE, AND FAMILY WELL-BEING IN ZIMBABWE An Africana Feminist Analysis of Maternal and Child Health
Africa World Press, Inc. & The Red Sea Press, Inc.
Fri, 23 May 2014
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, Vol. 33, No. 3, 2013
Tue, 18 Mar 2014
International Journal of Asia Pacific Studies
Thu, 06 Mar 2014
International Migration Review. 47 (3) 506-538, 2013.
Erin Trouth Hofmann and Cynthia Buckley
Tue, 14 Jan 2014
Development and Change, vol. 44, issue 2, April 2013
Wed, 16 Oct 2013
(Stanford University Press, 2013), 2nd edition, revised with three new chapters.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013