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  • Job Opening: Assistant Professor in Environmental Sociology

    Position Details Tenure-Track: Assistant Professor Location: College Station, Texas Position Type: Tenure-Track Position URL: Position Description The Department of Sociology at Texas A&M University invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor position (Tenure-Track) in Environmental Sociology with a 9-month academic appointment starting Fall 2024. We are seeking candidates with the promise of national and […]

  • Samuel Cohn Colloquium

    Sociology Colloquium, 11/16/2022

    Sociology and the Threat to American Democracy Dr. Samuel Cohn, Texas A&M University American democracy is facing potential triple threats: threats to the very existence of democracy itself, threats of the disenfranchisement of a large percentage of the population and the threats of a major legitimation crisis. Some of those threats are avoidable. Others are […]

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    Video about Sociology at Texas A&M University

    For further information on studying Sociology at A&M, please contact our department by email ( or phone (979-845-5144).

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    Job Search Workshop

    We will be hosting a job search workshop next week on Wednesday, June 15th at 2pm on Zoom for Sociology graduate students. Please contact Dr. Heili Pals ( for Zoom link information. If you are planning to start a job search soon or even if you are still far from it, we encourage you to […]

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    Quantitative Methods Series

    The 2021 Sociology Quantitative Methods Series is an experiment and aims to provide a forum where sociology graduate students (and others who may be interested) can refresh their memories on topics covered in required quantitative methods courses and also get overviews of and introductions to topics not typically covered in the required courses. Sessions will […]

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    Job Opening: Sociology Professor and Department Head

    Location College Station, Texas Open Date September 15, 2020 Deadline Review of applications will begin on October 20, 2020, and continue until the position is filled. Description The Sociology Department at Texas A&M University invites applications for a full-time, 9 month position of a tenured professor and department head.  The position has a starting date […]

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    Workshop: Non-Academic Jobs

    The Sociology workshop on non-academic careers happened on November 6, 2020. It really was an informative session with representatives from very varied non-academic positions present. We had Dr. Bethany DeSalvo from US Census, Dr. Emily Knox from Texas Juvenile Justice Department, Dr. Monica Williams from RAND, Dr. Nicholas Guittar from Wiley Education Solutions, and Dr. […]

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    2020 Sociology Welcome Party

    The Sociology Department invites you to the Fall 2020 welcome party on Friday, August 21st at 6pm on Zoom. Be ready to chat and mingle! We will have some (semi)formal greetings, interactive activities, and a chance to chat in smaller groups (using breakout rooms). To make it more fun, please fill out this survey ( […]

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    2020 Sociology PhD Graduation Celebration

    The Sociology Community is invited to the Sociology PhD Graduation Celebration on Friday, August 14th at 6pm on Zoom! We will congratulate and cheer on our new Doctors! The new Ph.Ds are: – Dr. Asheli Atkins – Dr. Vanessa Gonlin – Dr. Kelly McNamara – Dr. Gabe Miller – Dr. Jeffrey Opaleye – Dr. Stephanie […]

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    Texas A&M Distinguished Dissertation Award

    Dr. Katherine Anne Calle Willyard, a recent Sociology Ph.D. graduate, was honored with a Distinguished Dissertation Award from Texas A&M’s Office of Graduate and Professional Studies this year.  This honor is bestowed upon only a select few each year across the entire university and recognizes dissertations that have made a significant and impactful contribution to […]