News

January 31, 2024
SOCIOLOGY - Read about what some of the faculty, graduate students and undergraduates in the Department of Sociology have been working on.
January 24, 2024
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.
October 31, 2023
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.
October 24, 2023
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.
September 1, 2023
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.
August 21, 2023
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.
July 10, 2023
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.
June 20, 2023
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES, SOCIOLOGY - Graduating students offer parting words and reflect on their time at the University of Oregon.
June 12, 2023
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.
June 5, 2023
SOCIOLOGY - Congratulations to Professor Jocelyn Hollander for being awarded the Thomas F. Herman Faculty Achievement Award for Distinguished Teaching.
April 19, 2023
SOCIOLOGY - Faculty members and graduate students affiliated with the Center for the Study of Women in Society (CSWS) generate and share research with other scholars and educators, the public, policy makers and activists. The feminist and allied researchers in this vibrant community come from a broad range of fields.
February 24, 2023
SOCIOLOGY - Department of Sociology Professor Claire Herbert is named the 2023 Tykeson Teaching Award for the Division of the Social Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences.
February 22, 2023
SOCIOLOGY - Associate Professor Matthew Norton received a Book Publication Award from the Office of the Provost for his book The Punishment of Pirates.
September 13, 2022
University of Oregon alumnae are changing the face of public service. We look to the women highlighted in this article to govern nations, lead at the highest level of the military, interpret the law, determine the constitutionality of the law, and apply it to individual cases, and serve the public in state and local government.
July 18, 2022
The long legacy that women have made in sports at the UO and beyond. While Title IX continues to impact generations, we look at a group of alumnae who have inspired countless women and girls who came after them.