• Rianka Roy: Panelist at the Global Cultures Conference
    Congratulations to our fellow graduate student, Rianka Roy, who was invited to speak as a panelist on "Modern Growth Post-Colonization" as part of the Global Cultures Conference hosted by the UConn School of Business!
    Posted on October 11, 2023
  • Pipeline to Publishing: Fall 2023 Schedule
    The Pipeline to Publication Workshop or P2P is back in Fall 2023. Faculty and graduate students of the Department of Sociology will discuss the following authors' papers. Please write to Rianka Roy, Xinyan Wu (Tiu) and Dunahay Pereyra if you want to participate. We are meeting in Manchester Hall room 125 at 1 pm on the following dates. Everyone's invited.
    Posted on September 29, 2023
  • David Embrick” ASA Award Winner
    Congratulations to David Embrick and his co-author and co-editor, David Brunsma, for receiving the ASA Cox-Johnson-Frazier Award!
    Posted on July 26, 2023
  • Sociology Author Spotlight
    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 […]
    Posted on June 30, 2023
  • The Sociology Spotlight: Recognizing Scholarship & Service
    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 […]
    Posted on June 30, 2023
  • Making Irreplaceable Contributions to the Studies of Race and Racism: Dr. David Embrick
    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 […]
    Posted on June 30, 2023
  • Bidding Farewell to our Beloved Dr. Manisha Desai
    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 […]
    Posted on June 30, 2023