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February 9, 2021
PhD Candidate Tony Cheng will be an Assistant Professor at UC Irvine’s Department of Criminology, Law & Society beginning Fall 2021.  “I am so excited to be joining...
February 8, 2021
Nicholas Christakis, Sterling Professor and faculty member of the Sociology Department featured in CNN explains what the legacy of Covid-19 will leave behind and his opinion...
February 3, 2021
PhD students Chloe Sariego and Kalisha Dessources Figures have been selected as two of twelve ISPS Policy Fellow for the 2021 academic year. Read more about their research as...
January 28, 2021
Phil Gorski, Professor of Sociology and Religious Studies, was featured in the NYT, WPNR and FAZ of Germany about his take on religious imagery during the capitol riot. ...
January 22, 2021
The department wishes to congratulate one of its former members, Prof. Alondra Nelson, who was appointed by President Biden as the Deputy Science Chief in his newly created...
January 13, 2021
See Jeffrey Alexander’s comments on the current unrest in the United States in the Hartford Current, The origin of the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol extends back decades...
October 30, 2020
Professor Emily Erikson and author of Between Monopoly and Free Trade: The English East India Company is quoted in the following article on History Channel website. 
October 27, 2020
Hannah Tessler, Meera Choi, and Grace Kao published a research note in the journal International Review of Education on the parenting strategies in the United States and...
October 15, 2020
Eric Feltham and Nicholas Christakis publish a piece in FiveThirtyEight finding that “Voting In The 2020 Primaries Didn’t Worsen The COVID-19 Pandemic”.  Read more here.
October 2, 2020
We are proud to announce that Chloe Sariego, PhD Student in the Department of Sociology, has been selected to participate in one of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s...