Mary Erdmans receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to Poland in Social Sciences to conduct research on return migration for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Mary will be affiliated with the university of Gdansk and while in Poland she will be collecting interviews with return migrants and conducting archival research at the...
Sociology undergraduate students Erin Buttars, Victoria Hamilton, Sarah Jammal, and Sharmayne Schaffer were featured in the Spring | Summer 2018 issue of art|sci magazine. The article entitled "A sense of urgency: undergraduate researchers turn a sociological lens on pressing social problems" can be read in full here. CONGRATULATIONS Erin, Tori,...
This year, seven graduate students received awards at the 2018 Graduate Award Ceremony. The ceremony recognizes students for their accomplishments during the 2017-2018 academic year. We are proud to share the news. Please join us in congratulating them !
The Richard A. Zdanis Research Fellowship Award
The Marie Haug Award
At this year’s Department of Sociology Achievements Award Ceremony, 15 students were initiated into the AKD Sociology Honor Society and 11 students were recipients of Undergraduate Awards. The Gene S. Uyeki Memorial Lecturefeatured former sociology student, Public Defender, and Executive Director of Workshop Houston, Jaime Herrero in "Moving from the Sociological Imagination...
Four undergraduates and two graduate students presented at the North Central Sociological Association (NCSA) Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA on April 5-18. Students presenting their individual work include graduate students Lacey Caporale, Luma Al Masarweh and undergraduate students Brittany Rabb, Erin Buttars, Mary Therese Escueta, and Sarah Jammal. The...
Calvin Gibson, a sophomore Sociology major, was awarded a prestigious research position at the Summer Education Research Program at University of Wisconsin – Madison. He will work for ten weeks with faculty member studying the effects of differing levels of parental involvement on students in urban and suburban schools.