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Making Sense of the Arab Spring

Posted Wed, 18 Oct 2017

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.

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

Posted Wed, 18 Oct 2017

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.

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Director of the LAS Teaching Academy in ATLAS!!

Posted Tue, 17 Oct 2017

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.

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

Posted Tue, 01 Aug 2017

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.

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2017 SAGE TIPD Award

Posted Wed, 14 Jun 2017

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!

Professor Marshall's Research Featured in the New York Times

Posted Thu, 13 Apr 2017

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.

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Sociology PhD Graduates Receive Award

Posted Fri, 17 Mar 2017

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.

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

Posted Wed, 25 Jan 2017

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.

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

Posted Wed, 25 Jan 2017

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.

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New Major Requirements & Social Science Research Methods Certificate Info Session & Pizza

Posted Wed, 25 Jan 2017

The Info Session introduces changes to requirements in the Sociology major effective in Fall 2017. It also introduces the Social Science Research Methods Certificate. To read more, click the title link above, then click the More Information link.

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