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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
UW professor of sociology, Pepper Schwartz, weighs in on ways to overcome common sex problems. Featured on Men's Health 
Books, TV Shows, podcasts, news stories, the latest meme. There's a constant stream of media to keep up with. How do we stay sane? Featured on Seattle Times 
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
UW sociology researcher, Tim Thomas, on a migration of historic proportions—African-Americans leaving central Seattle and being pushed south, driven by high rents. Featured on KUOW 
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. Featured on Department of Sociology 
Professor of sociology, Alexes Harris, leads a team of researchers at nine universities who are exploring the role of monetary sanctions in the criminal justice system. Featured on UW today 
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
When Professor Alexes Harris learned she had cancer, she knew she was in a fight for her life. But she didn't realize how difficult it would be to find a bone marrow match. Featured on KUOW 
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

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