News & Awards

Linnea Martin, Sociology’s Graduate Studies Administrator, is retiring after a long and distinguished career. Please share your memories and well wishes here.

Professor Robert Vargas was named a Deputy Dean for the Division of the Social Sciences. Read more here

Congratulations to Brandon Sward whose video Red ones was included in the Smart Museum's exhibition, a series of small gestures.

Lara Janson has received two Social Science Division Curricular Innovation Grants for their “Sociology of Higher Education” course and a collaborative research project. Information about both initiatives can be found on Janson’s website.

Professor Kaz Yamaguchi has been recognized as a Person of Cultural Merit from the Japanese Government, an honor given every year on Culture Day (November 3rd). Kaz is one of two social scientists selected this year. 

Congratulations to Professor Kristen Schilt and her team of UChicago professors who have had their alternate reality game "Terrarium" selected as one of 50 games included in this year's IndieCade festival.

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COVID-19 Updates & Resources

UChicago Sociology's Reflections on W.E.B. DuBois and Scholar Activism
Video excerpt from the May 2019 Conference