Alumni Spotlights

  •  Every year our Sociology at Illinois alumni make us proud through all the work they are doing in their communities and the world. The Distinguished Alumni Awards are given to those whose work we want to highlight and specifically celebrate this year. In 2020, those alumni were Douglas Barnes, Eboo...
  • Every year our Sociology at Illinois alumni make us proud through all the work they are doing in their communities and the world. The Distinguished Alumni Awards are given to those whose work we want to highlight and specifically celebrate this year. In 2020, those alumni were Douglas Barnes, Eboo...
  • We want to recognize one of our 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients, Doug Barnes, for the generous gift he made to the Sociology Department. Barnes’ gift establishes a Fund to support graduate research in the Unit. Recipients shall be students whose research relates to development issues,...
  • Generous Gift Creates the Wilbur A. Weder and Gregory L. Lambert Sociology Endowment Fund The Sociology Department recently received news of a bequest in the name of Wilbur A. Weder (Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, 1964) and his partner, Gregory L. Lambert. The endowment will be...
  • Sociology Alumni working in a variety of fields visited the SOC 199: "Exploring Careers with a BA in Sociology" course and were asked to reflect on their career paths and how an education in Sociology helped them get there. Hear what they had to say about how Sociology prepared them for their...
  • Sociology Alumni working in a variety of fields visited the SOC 199: "Exploring Careers with a BA in Sociology" course and were asked to reflect on their career paths and how an education in Sociology helped them get there. Hear what they had to say about how Sociology prepared them for their...
  • Sociology Alumni working in a variety of fields visited the SOC 199: "Exploring Careers with a BA in Sociology" course and were asked to reflect on their career paths and how an education in Sociology helped them get there. Hear what they had to say about how Sociology prepared them for their...
  • Sociology Alumni working in a variety of fields visited the SOC 199: "Exploring Careers with a BA in Sociology" course and were asked to reflect on their career paths and how an education in Sociology helped them get there. Hear what they had to say about how Sociology prepared them for their...
  • Sociology Alumni working in a variety of fields visited the SOC 199: "Exploring Careers with a BA in Sociology" course and were asked to reflect on their career paths and how an education in Sociology helped them get there. Hear what they had to say about how Sociology prepared them for their...
  • Sociology Alumni working in a variety of fields visited the SOC 199: "Exploring Careers with a BA in Sociology" course and were asked to reflect on their career paths and how an education in Sociology helped them get there. Hear what they had to say about how Sociology prepared them for their...
  • Sociology Alumni working in a variety of fields visited the SOC 199: "Exploring Careers with a BA in Sociology" course and were asked to reflect on their career paths and how an education in Sociology helped them get there. Hear what they had to say about how Sociology prepared them for their...
  • Sociology Alumni working in a variety of fields visited the SOC 199: "Exploring Careers with a BA in Sociology" course and were asked to reflect on their career paths and how an education in Sociology helped them get there. Hear what they had to say about how Sociology prepared them for their...
  • Sociology Alumni working in a variety of fields visited the SOC 199: "Exploring Careers with a BA in Sociology" course and were asked to reflect on their career paths and how an education in Sociology helped them get there. Hear what they had to say about how Sociology prepared them for their...
  • Sociology Alumna Paris Streeter talks about her time at Illinois.
  • Derek Cazeau Executive Director Bolingbrook Hospital Foundation Class of 1993, B.A. Sociology After graduating in 1993 with a BA in Sociology, Derek first worked as a Subsidy Specialist for Child Care Initiatives of Illinois.  Over the years, Derek took on increasing...