Recent News

2017 Undergraduate Award Winners photos
 Carol Xie, Al Black Community Service Award Winner, 2017! Congratulations on such a fantastic achievement, we're proud of you! Interested in applying for the Al Black Award next year? Go here for more information.   Lauren Halle,Howard B. Woolston Award for Academic Excellence Winner, 2017! Congratulations on such a... Read more
Sociology Awards 2017 Recipients
Awards for the 2016-2017 school year were announced last week, and plaques given out at the Celebration. If you see one of your “award winning” colleagues in the halls say congratulations! Excellence as a Teaching Assistant:  Daniel NolanExcellence as a Graduate Instructor:  Sarah Diefendorf Outstanding Performance for... Read more
undergraduate symposium
Sociology Posters/Presentations at the Mary Gates Undergraduate Research Symposium 1)  Inspiration Porn and Down Syndrome – Promoting Inclusion or Reinforcing Stereotypes? Presenter Lauren Marie (Lauren) Halle, Senior, Sociology UW Honors Program Mentor... Read more
Hawthorne&McElvaine Recieve Bonderman's
Congratulations to two of our Sociology Majors!   Saige Hawthorne (on right) and Havana McElvaine (on left) both received Bonderman Travel Fellowships for next year.  As Bonderman Fellows, Saige and Havana are provided stipends for a minimum of 8 months of travel with the only mandate being that they visit at least two regions of the globe.   The Fellows are meant to travel alone and experience... Read more
Edwards accepts post-doc
Frank has accepted a Post-Doc position at Cornell University.   Frank will be joining the Bronfenrenner Center for Translational Research in Cornell's College of Human Ecology as a postdoctoral associate, and will be working with the National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect.  He’ll be continuing working on projects strongly connected to his dissertation...looking at the causes and... Read more
Cadigan Receives NSF
Michele has been awarded an NSF-Graduate Fellowship.  This provides her three years of funding for her graduate studies.  Her projects’ title: "A Social Network Analysis of the Prison Reentry Process: Understanding the Rumor Mill."  
Raftery Awarded St. Patrick's Day Medal
On March 15th the Prime Minister of Ireland, Enda Kenny, presented Adrian with the St. Patrick's Day Medal at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.  The award is given by the Science Foundation Ireland to honor Irish-born scientists who live and work in the United States. The award acknowledges Adrian's numerous contributions to statistics and to substantive areas in sociology, demography, weather... Read more
Study Abroad this Spring!  Sociology in Italy!   For information constact Susan Pitchford at  Information session on November 17th---3:30pm - 5:00pm  Savery 409. Rome is one of the most beautiful and fascinating cities in the world. Students in this program will have an opportunity to live for a time in a city that was for centuries the hub of... Read more
Emilio given EAPS analysis award
Emilio was given the 2016 “Trailblazer Award for Demographic Analysis” at the recent meetings of the European Association for Population Studies!    This Award was initiated by the Council of the European Association for Population Studies (EAPS). It honors outstanding achievements by an individual scholar in the development and application of the methods of demographic analysis, including... Read more