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Assel Kuzembayeva, recent graduate of sociology MA program has published "Marriage among U.S. International Students: Meanings and Aspirations"
Dr. Bob Carini's co-authored article hits 2000+ Google Scholar citations
Dr. Carson Byrd been featured in the National Center for Institutional Diversity’s research brief, Diversity Scholars Address COVID-19: In The News.
Department of Sociology supports protests against racial injustice, stands with Black faculty, students, and staff.
Sociology major, Alexis Moore, places third in Jules Delambre Student Paper Contest, Undergraduate Division
American Sociological Association statement regarding BLM; resources on race and racism
Dr. Jon Rieger, professor of sociology, died earlier this week
Congratulations to our PhD and MA August graduates
Welcome (back) to the fall semester - and contact us with any questions you have about our courses or programs
Congratulations to Dr. Jonathon Holland, recent PhD graduate, on his new job at UK
Dr. Cynthia Ganote discusses the Breonna Taylor case on KPFA Berkley and again on KPFK Los Angeles
Sociology's statement supporting Black faculty, students, and staff against systemic racism
Thomas Isaak is our latest MA graduate, defending his thesis on September 23
GRE requirement waived for Spring, 2021 applicants to MA and PhD programs in sociology
UofL named one of top 40 “Best of the Best LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges & Universities” by Campus Pride
Eric Jordan and Becca Halpryn, recent graduates, named Sociology's "Outstanding Graduates" for December Commencement
LaShawn Ford, graduate of sociology bachelor's program, selected for prestigious APA minority fellowship program
Dr. Carson Byrd's "Searching for the real Appalachia in Netflix’s ‘Hillbilly Elegy’" (Washington Post, 11/20/20)
Congratulations to our December graduates: Nathan Jones (PhD in SOC/HIST) and Thomas Isaak (MA in SOC)
Congratulations to Dr. Theodore Malone, recent graduate, on his new job with WV Division of Natural Resources Wildlife Section
SOC 201 Intro to Sociology, 202 Social Problems, and 301 Statistics being offered during winter term (12/14-1/4)
Spring semester begins January 11; University Winter Welcome events scheduled January 11-29
Dr. Oliver Rollins' book, Conviction: The Making and Unmaking of the Violent Brain, to be published in July
The Department of Sociology's Jon H. Rieger Speakers Series will host two speakers in 2021
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