News & Awards

Professor Linda Waite has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

In Fall 2018, Rick Moore will begin a postdoctoral fellowship at Cornell University. 

In Fall 2018, Nora Taplin-Kaguru will begin an Assistant Professorship in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Earlham College. 

In Memoriam: Mary Ellen Konieczny, Ph.D. '05

In Fall 2018, Jaclyn Wong will begin an Assistant Professorship in the Sociology Department at the University of South Carolina.

In Fall 2018, Marcelle Medford-Lee will begin an Assistant Professorship in the Sociology Department at Bates College. 

Undergraduate Sociology Major Rebecca Julie, AB '19 is featured in a profile by the Division of the Social Sciences where she discusses how sociology has shaped her experiences both inside and outside of the classroom.

The Department of Sociology is excited to announce that René Flores will be joining the faculty as an Assistant Professor in Fall 2018. 

Alumna Valarie Gutmann (AB'17) named Marshall Scholar

Professor Kaz Yamaguchi has received the Nikkei Economics Books Culture Award for his book, Gender Inequality in the Workplace, published in Japan in May

The American Journal of Sociology is pleased to announce the first issue under the editorship of Professor Elisabeth Clemens. Please read here editor's note here.

Alumnus and activist Rami Nashashibi wins MacArthur grant.

A service in memory of Gerald D. Suttles (1932-2017), Professor Emeritus in the Department of Sociology at the University of Chicago, will be held in Bond Chapel on Friday November 10, 2017. An announcement of the service can be found here

Professor Forrest Stuart has received a Research Grant from the University of Chicago Women's Board

Professor Omar McRoberts has received a Louisville Institute Sabbatical Grant and a Newberry Library Fellowship for the 2017-18 academic year

Professor Marco Garrido has been named as a 2017-18 Franke Institute Fellow

Professor Robert Vargas' book, Wounded City: Violent Turf Wars in a Chicago Barrio, has been awarded the Association for Humanist Sociology's 2017 Betty and Alfred McClung Lee Book Award

Professor Kate Cagney appointed Deputy Dean of Social Sciences

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