SOCIOLOGY - Read about what some of the faculty, graduate students and undergraduates in the Department of Sociology have been working on.
SOCIOLOGY - Professor Ben Johnson, Jr., was an influential figure at the University's Department of Sociology, as well as the field of sociology. His colleagues remember him and the influence he had in their lives and professional careers. Johnson died Jan. 8 in his home. His memorial is 1:30 pm Saturday, Jan. 27, at Cascade Manor Auditorium.
SOCIOLOGY - Don Van Houten is remembered by his colleagues for his time as a sociologist at the UO, and his impactful work. Van Houten previously served as department head and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. His memorial service is 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12.
SOCIOLOGY - Doctoral student Amanda Ricketts' research on settler colonialism narratives used by media outlets regarding the Bears Ears National Monument was published in the October issue of the journal Environmental Sociology.
ENGLISH, NATIVE AMERICAN AND INDIGENOUS STUDIES, SOCIOLOGY, SPANISH, THEATRE ARTS - The Distinguished Teaching Awards recognize exceptional teaching that is inclusive, engaged and research-informed. This year’s winners are Jocelyn Hollander, Faith Barter, Alex Zunterstein, Kirby Brown, Robin Hopkins, Tannaz Farsi, Patricia Rodley and Michael Moffitt.
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES, SOCIOLOGY - Physicist Richard Taylor and environmental sociologist Richard York of the University of Oregon examine the beauty and benefits of fractal patterns in the natural world—and the need to protect that world from an ever-growing built environment.
ANTHROPOLOGY, HISTORY, POLITICAL SCIENCE, SOCIOLOGY - The College of Arts and Sciences is adding six Latinx studies tenure-track faculty members in several departments as part of the college’s commitment to becoming a premier institution for Latinx studies while meeting student demand for culturally relevant classes.
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES, SOCIOLOGY - Graduating students offer parting words and reflect on their time at the University of Oregon.
SOCIOLOGY - Professor Emeritus Kenneth Liberman wins award for 2023 Distinguished Book Award from the ASA’s Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis section for his latest book, Tasting Coffee: An Inquiry Into Objectivity.
SOCIOLOGY - Congratulations to Professor Jocelyn Hollander for being awarded the Thomas F. Herman Faculty Achievement Award for Distinguished Teaching.