• Feb. 8, 2023: Pipeline to Publishing
    Please join us for the our first Pipeline to Publishing workshop of the Spring 2023 semester! Rianka Roy will circulate her paper, "The Membership Game: Limited Participation in Indian Tech Unions and Some Responses." Please contact Andrew Deener (andrew.deener@uconn.edu) for more information.   February 8, 2023 1:00 - 2:30 PM 125 Manchester Hall or Remote […]
    Posted on January 27, 2023
  • Phoebe Godfrey: Environmental & Social Sustainability Small Grant
    Congratulations to Dr. Phoebe Godfrey and Juan Pablo Yepes Tobón, who were awarded a grant for $6,203.00 from the 2022 Environmental and Social Sustainability Small Grants (ESSSG) Program to fund their proposal of Non-Violence Mindfulness Training and a Mother Earth Day Festival. The Office of Sustainability and the Institute of the Environment began a funding […]
    Posted on December 20, 2022
  • Phoebe Godfrey: Undergraduate Mindfulness and Activism Workshop
    Three students had the opportunity to facilitate a Mindfulness and Activism Workshop for Professor in Residence, Phoebe Godfrey's Social Theory class. Here is what her students had to say about the workshop: “This workshop, in our opinion, was a complete success! Being able to teach the true importance of mindfulness and activism was a great […]
    Posted on December 20, 2022
  • Phoebe Godfrey: Reflections on COPD 2022
    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 place in Sharm el-Sheikh, and took place from November 6th to November 18th. Professor Godfrey was joined by fourteen current UConn students as well as a number of other faculty.
    Posted on December 6, 2022
  • Laura Bunyan: Husky Harvest in “UConn Today”
    Check out UConn Today’s recent article “Husky Harvest Aims to Help Regional Campuses with Food Insecurity" featuring Assistant Professor in Residence, Laura Bunyan’s, work with Katharine Vartuli ’23 (CLAS) to provide food to those in need. The pop-up pantry began as a hands-on class project that came about at the suggestion of colleagues and after talking with organizers of a pantry at Norwalk Community College.
    Posted on November 21, 2022
  • C.A.L.M. Workshop: Leadership in Nonviolent Activism
    The C.A.L.M workshop was organized by five students who are all doing an Independent Study course focused on Environmental Justice Leadership (EJL). Fifteen students attended on November 2nd and the five EJL students co-led the workshop, along with additional input from the non-violent activism trainer, Joanne Sheehan.
    Posted on November 15, 2022
  • Sociology Graduate Seminars for Spring 2023
    Please see the listing below for Sociology seminars being offered in Spring 2023. Contact the instructor to request a permission number. Sociology Graduate Courses Spring 2023
    Posted on November 9, 2022
  • Fierberg Scholar Dreams of Being an Advocate for the Voiceless
    Check out this article in UConn Today on Faridah Kisekka-Sessanga, a Master' student in the UConn School of Social Work and one of two recipients of the 2022 Janet M. Fierberg Scholarship. This scholarship was endowed by I. Martin Fierberg and Janet M. Fierberg, an alumna of UConn who studied Sociology and had careers in Social Work.
    Posted on November 7, 2022
  • Congratulations: Sociology Undergraduate Research Grant Winners
    Congratulations to Yoanetsi Torres and Dina Alnabulsi, winners of the Sociology Undergraduate Research Grant! They will receive funding to support their research in conjunction with their faculty mentors (Ryan Talbert and Bhoomi Thakore) in the Spring 2023 semester.
    Posted on October 31, 2022
  • Ruth Braunstein: Religion News Service
    Please check out this article from Religion News Service titled "In Branson, God and country serve as red, white, and blue comfort food," featuring Associate Professor of Sociology Ruth Braunstein. In this article, Braunstein addresses the pushback on criticism of Christian nationalism from conservative Christians.
    Posted on October 27, 2022