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Sociology News Archive
Risman quoted in Sun-Times
The Chicago Sun-Times quotes Barbara Risman, UIC professor and head of sociology, in an article about married college students.
Graduate student research covered by Trib Local
An article from the Round Lake edition of the Trib Local newspaper notes the involvement of UIC sociology graduate students in ongoing research and a recent community forum for the growing Latino population in Lake County.
Hall interviewed by The Peoria Journal Star
The Peoria Journal Star interviews Matthew Hall, UIC assistant professor of sociology, about ethnic population changes in Peoria.
Bielby in New York Times
Gordon referenced by New York Times
Hall quoted by The Bloomington Pantagraph
The Bloomington Pantagraph quotes Matthew Hall, UIC assistant professor of sociology, in an article about the population center point of Illinois moving closer to Chicago.
Stringfield in New York Times
Jonathan Stringfield's research was the subject of a May New York Times article.
Hall write piece for Huffington Post
Matthew Hall, UIC assistant professor of sociology, writes a piece in the Huffington Post challenging assumptions of the immigrant workforce.
Bielby in Chicago Tribune article
Bill Bielby, in a Chicago Tribune article, respondents to a Supreme Court ruling that blocked a discrimination class-action suit against Wal-Mart.
Hall and Clarno join the department
In an era in which new faculty appointments are few and far between, we are extremely fortunate to have Matthew Hall join our department (joint with IGPA) and to have Andy Clarno make the transition from a visiting position into the ranks of our assistant professors.
Gordon, faculty investigator for 2012 Chicago Area Study
Professor Gordon is the faculty investigator for the 2012 Chicago Area Study.
Risman wins Public Understanding in Sociology Award
Professor Barbara Risman won the American Sociological Associations Public Understanding in Sociology Award.
Mingus and Zopf paper accepted by Social Thought and Research
Graduate students Will Mingus and Bradley Zopf had their paper, "White Means Never Having to Say You're Sorry, The Racial Project in Explaining Mass Shootings," accepted for publication in the journal Social Thought and Research.
Underman published in Gender and Society
Graduate student Kelly Underman's paper, "It's the Knowledge that Puts You in Control: The Embodied Labor of Gynecological Educators," was published in Gender and Society's August 2011 issue.
Risman featured in Mike Hogan's Blog
Professor Barbara Risman, who won the American Sociological Associations Public Understanding in Sociology award at this year's annual meeting, was recently featured in University of Illinois president Mike Hogan's blog.
Bielby covered in AtLAS
Professor Bill Bielby, shares his story with AtLAS, the College of Arts and Sciences newsletter.
Risman writes piece for CNN.com
Professor Barbara Risman, while on leave this year, wrote an opinion piece for CNN.com on sexual harassment.
Semyonov interviewed by Science Watch
Professor Moshe Semyonov was recently interviewed by Science Watch in response to one of his papers on attitudes towards immigrants being the most cited in the social sciences.
Congratulations to William Mingus for a successful defense of his dissertation!
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