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Congratulations Professor Swicegood!

Professor Gray Swicegood received the KU Leuven Medal of Honor in the Humanities and Social Sciences from the University of Leuven in Belgium, where he has been directing their study abroad program in connection with UIUC. Please join us in congratulating him.

Fri, 08 Dec 2017

Making Sense of the Arab Spring

Craig Chamberlain, Social Sciences Editor for the Illinois News Bureau, writes about Professor Bayat's research and new book entitled Revolution without Revolutionaries: Making Sense of the Arab Spring. To read the article click the announcement title above. Then, click the more information link.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017

What Does It Mean To Be A Member Of The Middle Class In America?

Sociology Department Head, Dr. Kevin Leicht, speaks with David Brown of The Texas Standard about the changing definitions of the middle class. To listen to the interview, or read some of the highlights, click the title link above, then click More Information.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017

Director of the LAS Teaching Academy in ATLAS!!

Dan Steward has been named the new Director of the LAS Teaching Academy in ATLAS!! His role is to stimulate new thinking and the spread of best teaching practices in the college. Please join us in congratulating him.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017

Dr. Kevin Leicht Quoted in the Illinois News Bureau Research News

Professor Leicht, Head of the Department of Sociology, speaks with News Bureau social sciences editor Craig Chamberlain. To read the article click the announcement title above. Then, click the more information link.

Tue, 01 Aug 2017

2017 SAGE TIPD Award

Two recent Sociology Ph.D. graduates are recipients of the 2017 SAGE Teaching Innovations & Professional Development Award. Congratulations to our very own Dr. Laura Atkins and Dr. Joanna Perez. We are proud of you!

Wed, 14 Jun 2017

Professor Marshall's Research Featured in the New York Times

Professor Anna Marshall's research was featured in a New York Times article on why women don't report sexual harassment in the workplace. To view the article, click on the title link above, then click the More Information link.

Thu, 13 Apr 2017

Sociology PhD Graduates Receive Award

Maryalice Wu and Dawn Owens, both Sociology PhD graduates, receive UPCEA Research and Scholarship Award. For more information and to view the video that features their work, click the title link above, then click the More Information link.

Fri, 17 Mar 2017

3rd Annual Amber Buckley-Shaklee Graduate Student Conference in Sociology

This Spring, on April 14-15, the Graduate Student Advisory Committee (GSAC) will be hosting the 3rd Annual Amber Buckley-Shaklee Graduate Student Conference in Sociology. For more information, click the title link above, then click the More Information link.

Wed, 25 Jan 2017

Criminology, Law & Society Minor and Certificate Info Session & Pizza

The Criminology, Law, and Society Minor provides a foundation for students seeking to supplement their major area of study, to develop knowledge and skills needed for criminological, law, and justice related occupations, or to lay foundation for law school or graduate study in sociology, criminology, or justice fields. Students take a range of courses that provide theoretical and practical knowledge while exposing students to current sociological, legal, and justice issues. For more information, click the title link above, then click the More Information link.

Wed, 25 Jan 2017

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Recent Publications

Middle Class Meltdown in America Causes, Consequences, and Remedies

Middle Class Meltdown in America Causes, Consequences, and Remedies

Kevin T. Leicht and Scott T. Fitzgerald

Wed, 18 Oct 2017

New Essay "Reminiscing Gramsci"

New Essay "Reminiscing Gramsci"

Asef Bayat

Tue, 17 Oct 2017

Getting Serious About Inequality

Getting Serious About Inequality

2016. The Sociological Quarterly 57(2): 211-231

Kevin T. Leicht

Tue, 26 Apr 2016

Neo-Orientalism

Neo-Orientalism

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

Asef Bayat

Thu, 28 Jan 2016

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