June 18, 2020
Opinion: Remove the Statue of Confederate General and Texas Ranger Lawrence Sullivan Ross at Texas A&M
By Sonia Hernández, Nancy Plankey-Videla, Sarah McNamara, Michael Collins and Felipe Hinojosa Tradition defines Texas A&M University. In theory, there is nothing wrong with this principle. But what happens when institutional traditions symbolize white supremacy? We, faculty of Latinx and Mexican American studies, Africana studies and Multicultural Education, join our students and colleagues in their […]
May 14, 2020
Dr. Mary Campbell has been named a recipient of the College of Liberal Arts “Achievements in Climate and Inclusion” (ACI) Award for 2020. This award recognizes those who regularly engage in service activities designed to encourage and facilitate a more inclusive and welcoming climate for all. Learn more about this award and previous recipients here: […]
May 6, 2020
Marisa Winking, Administrative Coordinator of the Sociology Department, received the President’s Meritorious Service Award, recognizing her commendable service to the Texas A&M University. Learn more about this award by visiting https://today.tamu.edu/2020/05/05/president-young-announces-2020-meritorious-service-award-recipients/
April 22, 2020
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 […]
January 21, 2019
Sociology professor Joe Feagin was recently awarded the Award for Public Understanding of Sociology from American Sociological Association (ASA) for continuing the work of understanding and countering racism.
June 13, 2018
Every year, the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation names ten Piper Professors in recognition for their superior teaching at Texas higher education institutions. This year Reuben A. Buford May, a Presidential Professor in sociology, was one of the select few. “I see it as a very high honor and it’s wonderful to be thought of at […]
March 8, 2017
Sociology studies the development, structure, and processes of human society, which prepares for a lifetime of change by developing an appreciation of diversity, love of learning, writing and study skills. Students who study sociology are generally interested in human behavior, the human condition, and social justice.