Recent News

Professor Quinn was recently elected to the council for the Comparative-Historical Sociology Section of ASA.  Link to the CHS Section at      
Pepper Schwartz is interviewed as part of an article on same-sex unions in this month's Atlantic.  Her path breaking work, with the late Philip Blumstein, on the American Couples project is highlighted, as well as more recent work and comment.  The Atlantic article titled "The Gay Guide to Wedded Bliss" can be found at the link below.... Read more
Ursula Mosquiera appears in an article on the main UW webpage highlighting her work with our colleague,  Angelina Godoy (Associate Professor in the Jackson School of International Studies).  This project is part of the UW Center for Human Rights.  The program is working with human rights agencies in El Salvador to help Salvadoran citizens receive reparations for crimes committed during the civil... Read more
Leah O'Connor became a member of the Pacific Northwest Ballet at age 19 and has also been working on her degree at the UW. She will graduate as a Sociology major this June!   For the full story titled "Cap and Gown and Pointe Shoes" visit this link: Read more
Reclaiming Prosperity: Inequality & the Future of Work Thursday, May 23, 2013, 7:30 – 9:00pm - Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. Admission $5. In the first event of a new and ongoing Civics thread focused on rebuilding economic security and prosperity for working people, David Madland, director of the American Worker Project at the Center for American Progress; Annette... Read more
Trey Causey
Trey Causey and Blaine Robbins are receipients of University of Washington Graduate Dissertation Fellowships for next academic year.  The fellowship provides full stipend and tuition waiver for one of next year's academic quarters.
Sociology graduate students will present their research at a two-day departmental research symposium.  The event will include presentations, roundtable discussions and a potluck lunch. For the fourth year in a row, graduate students have organized a multi-day research symposium.  Designed to give students at all stages of the program an opportunity to present their research and get feedback in a... Read more
Adrian was honored by the Department of Statistics at Texas A&M University with the Parzen Prize.  The prize is awarded to North American statisticians who have made outstanding and influential contributions to the development of applicable and innovative statistical methods. The award cited Adrian for his  “pioneering, influential, and outstanding research in statistical theory, including... Read more
Denice’s work on the effect of For-Profit College attendance on earnings was highlighted in the Chronicle.  His research was presented at the American Education Research Association meetings in San Francisco.