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Professor James Hunter in the Wall Street Journal

May 31, 2018

Click here to view Professor James Hunter's article in Sunday's Wall Street Journal titled "The Man Who Discovered 'Culture Wars... More

Professor Allison Pugh in the New Yorker

May 31, 2018

Click here to view Professor Allison Pugh's essay in the New Yorker titled... More

Congratulations to Professor Krishan Kumar

May 31, 2018

Congratulations to Professor Krishan Kumar, whose book Visions of Empire has been awarded the 2017 Ab Imperio prize.  The prize comes with a public lecture to be delivered at the Higher School... More

Professor Yingyao Wang Awarded Yale's 21st Century Prize

May 7, 2018

Congratulations to Professor Yingyao Wang who has been awarded Yale’s 21st Century Prize!  Please click here for details.

Professor Allison Pugh and Assistant Professor Fiona Greenland Awarded NSF Social Science Grants

March 30, 2018

Congratulations to Professor Allison Pugh and Assistant Professor Fiona Greenland who have been awarded NSF Social Science Grants.  Click to view article in UVA Today ... More

Professor Josipa Roksa Elected Chair of the Sociology of Education Section of The American Educational Research Association

March 30, 2018

Congratulations to Professor Josipa Roksa who as been elected chair of the Sociology of Education Section of the American Educational Research Association!

The CHARGE Program Exhibit

May 15, 2017

The CHARGE Program, our UVA initiative funded by the National Science Foundation Advance Program for women in STEM fields, including the social and behavioral sciences, has an exhibit in the Chemistry Bldg. It showcases 28 UVA women in these... More

Welcome New Sociology Faculty - Fiona Greenland

March 10, 2017

Fiona Greenland studies state formation, social theory, science and technology studies, nationalism, sociology of culture, archaeology, art/science studies, ethnographic methods.  She will be joining the sociology Department as an Assistant... More

Welcome New Sociology Faculty - Yingyao Wang

February 1, 2017

Yingyao Wang studies economic and political sociology, comparative and historical sociology, formal and complex organizations, sociology of development, and China.  She will be joining the Sociology Department as an Assistant Professor beginning... More