Research News

Colloquium with Omar Lizardo, "A Procedural Theory of Culture"

On Wednesday, October 11, UIC Sociology’s colloquium series continues with Omar Lizardo, Department of Sociology at University of Notre Dame. Professor Lizardo is a leading cultural sociologist and social theorist in U.S. sociology…

Paige Sweet lectures at UIC Institute for the Humanities

The Health and Society Working Group and UIC Institute for the Humanities present: Paige Sweet PhD Candidate, UIC Sociology October 2, 2017 from 2-4 PM Institute for the Humanities, 701 South Morgan, Lower…

Bradley Zopf defended his dissertation

Congratulations to Dr. Bradley Zopf for defending his dissertation, “What it Means to be Brown: The Racial Lives of Egyptians in the United States.” His committee includes Nilda Flores-Gonzalez (Chair), Claire Decoteau, Andy…

Caleb Schaffner defended his dissertation

Congratulations to Dr. Caleb Schaffner for successfully defending his dissertation! His study is titled, “Paths Out of Religion: A Cartography of Atheism.” His committee includes William Bielby (Chair), Stephen Warner, Lorena Garcia, Paul-Brian…

Ryan Alan Sporer will contribute a chapter to forthcoming quadrilogy

Ryan Alan Sporer and co-author Kevin Suemnicht, from the UIC anthropology department, have been accepted to contribute a chapter to the forthcoming quadrilogy titled Anarchist Political Ecology. Editors include Simon Springer, Martin Locret-Collet,…

Tünde Cserpes defended her dissertation

Congratulations to Tünde Cserpes for successfully defending her dissertation last week! Her dissertation is titled, “From Relationship Asymmetry to Market: Spatial and Organizational Dynamics in Beer Wholesaling.” Her committee includes Paul-Brian McInerney (chair),…