James Moody of Duke and Peter Mucha of UNC in their paper, "Portrait of Political Party Polarization", examine how each senator voted on each bill in a given two-year period. "We have not seen the current level of partisanship since the early 1900s,"
The Southern Sociological Society gives this award to honor individuals for their outstanding contributions to the teaching of sociology.
Linda Burton (Director of the Honors program) with four sociology seniors, Brandon Putnam, Caroline Keen, Deborah Moon, and Lily Zha. The seniors presented their thesis research in a poster session at the annual meeting of the Southern Sociological Society.
Lisa Keister has been selected as a Bass Chair. The Bass Program for Excellence in Undergraduate Education recognizes professors who have outstanding records in undergraduate teaching and research.
Steven Foy has accepted a tenure-track assistant professor position at the University of Texas-Pan American. Heather Rackin has accepted a tenure-track assistant professor position at LSU.
$3.1 million grant from Office of Naval Research supports Smith-Lovin study of social event interpretation among Arabic-speakers.
The Department of Sociology cordially invites you to attend our 2013 Graduation Ceremony.
The Ceremony will be held in Griffith Film Theater located in the Bryan Center.
Presentation of Awards & Diploma Distributionwill begin promptly at 12:30pm Sunday, May 12, 2013.
The Well-Being of America's Children: Kenneth Land
This volume attests to the evolution of the Child Well-Being Index and asks what it promises for understanding the progress - or lack of progress - in enhancing the life prospects of all American children.
This edited volume incorporates a cross-disciplinary approach in order to come up with a comprehensive and useful definition of place, an important element in understanding health and health care disparities.