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Sociology News Archive
Yan Xing successfully defends her dissertation
Yan Xing defended her dissertation on corporate social responsibility
Professor Krysan, March 19th event on addressing foreclosures
Dr Krysan co-organizes half day event on the foreclosure crisis.
Professor Risman, on the future of marriage
Georgiann Davis wins UIC's Best Thesis Award
Georgiann Davis (Ph.D 2012) won "Outstanding Thesis Award".
Three graduate students win ASA grants
Allison Moss, Amy Brainer, and Donna Granville win ASA teaching related awards.
Bucher Research Award granted to sociology doctoral student
Danielle Giffort wins Bucher award.
Sociology doctoral candidate wins Provost Award
Melissa Abad wins Provost Award.
Graduate student wins Lincoln Fellowship
Julio Capeles wins Lincoln Fellowship
Recently minted Georgiann Davis (PhD, 2012) receives award at new campus
Dr. Risman will be featured on CBS May 14th
Department head interview featured on CBS 2 May 14th.
Assistant Professor Lorena Garcia wins ASA book award
Assistant Professor Lorena Garcia wins Race, Gender and Class Section's Distinguished Book Award
Professor Kryan quoted in the Chicago Tribune
Professor Krysan quoted on federal housing
New PhD blogs for Ms. magazine
Dr Banerjee (UIC PhD, 2012) writes about her dissertation on immigrant wives on Ms. magazine blog
4 Grad Students Win Teaching Awards
4 graduate students win teaching innovation award
Professor Krysan cited in L.A. Times
Professor Maria Krysan was cited in a recent L.A. Times article about racial equality.
Professor Krysan in UIC News
Maria Krysan reminds us that it’s all about location, location, location.
UIC Sociology Ranks #2 on Public Funding and Presence in the Public Media
UIC Sociology ranked as the 2nd best sociology department for "Return" on Public Funding and Presence in the Public Media.
Bill Bielby: researcher, retailer and rocker
Professor Bielby is featured in the UIC News Center.
Rachel Gordon Research Highlighted by CCF
CCF just released the following briefing paper and commentaries and it has already been picked up by USA Today, with several other national outlets also preparing stories.
Professor Barbara Risman in Slate.com Blog - On "HookUp Culture"
In a Slate.com blog, Barbara Risman, UIC professor and head of sociology, discusses a study she co-authored with Rachel Allison, UIC doctoral student in sociology, on student attitudes related to a perceived “hook up” culture in college.
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