Congratulations to Professor Noel A. Cazenave for being featured in UConn Today to discuss his new book, “Kindness Wars: The History and Political Economy of Human Caring”!
Congratulations to Professor and CLAS Associate Dean, Bandana Purkayastha, for receiving the honor of being named one UConn’s Board of Trustees Distinguished Professors!
This year our department produced an impressive number of publications. Check out some of the contributions that made their way into some very prestigious outlets! Christin Munsch’s research identifying gender, racial and ethnic inequalities built into the Big Data demographic ascription tools that academics and companies draw on to understand the social world published in Nature Human […]
Sociology Undergraduate Student Spotlight: Samantha Gove, Udall Scholar A special congratulations to Samantha Gove ’24 who was recently named a Udall Scholar! According to UConn’s Udall Scholar website, “the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation is committed to increasing awareness of the importance of the nation’s natural resources. The Udall Scholarship awards up to $7,000 […]
A special congratulations to David Embrick, who was a distinguished recipient of the American Sociological Association’s 2023 Cox-Johnson-Frazier Award along with David L. Brunsma (Virginia Tech) for their “irreplaceable contributions to the studies of race and racism.” The ASA website for the Cox-Johnson-Frazier Award states that the award “is given to an individual or individuals […]
We bid a very bitter-sweet farewell to Manisha Desai who will be joining Stonybrook as the Endowed Chair of Global Citizenship and Executive Director of The Center for Changing Systems of Power in the Fall. On behalf of your colleagues, the grads, undergrads, and community members we want to congratulate and thank you for your contributions that […]
This year Bradley Wright and Ryan Talbert participated in orchestrating two successful labs here at the University of Connecticut. Bradley Wright serves as the Team Lead for the Life Purpose Lab, which allows undergraduates to explore the compelling question, “How do people find life purpose?” The lab features classes, an immersive retreat, along with options […]
A special congratulations to Ruth Braunstein who was the winner of the Distinguished Article Award Honorable Mention from the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (Braunstein, Ruth, 2022. A Theory of Political Backlash: Assessing the Religious Right’s Effects on the Religious Field. Sociology of Religion. 83(3): 293–323)! Congratulations to Bryan Greene who was the […]
Phoebe Godfrey Attends the United Nation’s COP27 Conference in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt Sociology in Service: Addressing the Climate Crisis Requires Bold and Rapid Collective Action This November, Professor in Residence Phoebe Godfrey attended the second week of the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP), of the UNFCCC (United Nations Frame-work Convention on Climate Change). COP27 took […]
Pais, Jeremy, Andrew Deener, Mary J. Fischer & Zachary D. Kline. 2022. “Shelter at Home, if You Can:” Community Vulnerability and Residential Sequestering During the Coronavirus Pandemic of 2020. The Sociological Quarterly, 63:3, 562-589. Roy, Rianka. 2023. “Don’t Panic! Reach Us: Indian Tech Unions’ Social Media Narratives during the Pandemic.” In Media Narratives during the Pandemic, edited by […]