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Jane Sell Fellowship

Donate to Dr. Jane Sell Graduate Fellowship

Posted April 13, 2021

The Department of Sociology recently founded the Dr. Jane Sell Graduate Fellowship to provide funding for graduate students who are working to understand the causes and consequences of social inequality in groups. This fellowship will be given out annually to a graduate student researching topics like social justice, status inequality, inequality in groups, the use […]

Sociology Colloquium, 4/28/2021

Posted April 12, 2021

Community Food Security & Food Justice Dr. Monica M. White, University of Wisconsin-Madison Dr. Monica M. White is Associate Professor of Environmental Justice at the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a joint appointment in the Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and the Department of Community and Environmental Sociology. Her research engages communities of color and grassroots […]

Jill Harrison Colloquium

Sociology Colloquium, 4/14/2021

Posted April 8, 2021

From the Inside Out: The Fight for Environmental Justice in Government Agencies Dr. Jill Lindsay Harrison, University of Colorado Boulder Prof. Jill Lindsey Harrison will present the findings from her new book, From the Inside Out: The Fight for Environmental Justice within Government Agencies (MIT Press, 2019). From the Inside Out lifts the veil on […]

Book Cover: All Societies Die

Sociology Colloquium, 4/7/2021

Posted April 1, 2021

All Societies Die: How to Keep Hope Alive Dr. Samuel Cohn, Texas A&M University No society has ever lived longer than 1000 years. Most societies do not make it that long. If we date the current Euro-American World System from its inception in the late fourteenth century – our current world system is 650 years […]