02/05/2016 - Tim Liao collaborators have been awarded a grant (approx. $1 million Australian) to study the intergenerational transmission of joblessness.
02/05/2016 - Assata Zerai (along with Brian Pianfetti in Civil and Environmental Engineering) has been awarded a $150,000 grant from the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders.
02/05/2016 - Cynthia Buckley was selected to join a group of 20 leading scholars to help launch the German government's new interdisciplinary migration research center in Berlin.
02/05/2016 - Monica McDermott has been awarded a grant from the Russell Sage Foundation ($150,000, with collaborators Eric Knowles from NYU and Jennifer Richeson from Northwestern).
01/27/2016 - Professor Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi has been selected to receive the LAS Humanities Council Teaching Excellence Award! Please join us in congratulating him.
01/27/2016 - The Earned Income Tax Credit aids millions of Americans each year, lifting many out of poverty – but spacing it out in multiple payments could significantly reduce recipients’ dependence on payday
01/27/2016 - Five years ago this month, the Tunisians had brought down a dictator and the Egyptians were on their way to doing the same, beginning with massive demonstrations that grabbed the world’s attention.
12/01/2010 - Tim Liao lectured at Academia Sinica in December of 2010.
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Ruby Mendenhall received the A. Wade Smith Award for Teaching, Mentorship, and Service from the Association of Black Sociologists.
In an interview with Craig Chamberlain our department head Anna-Maria Marshall discusses civil unions legislation.
Professor Zsuzsa Gille was elected to the American Sociological Association Global and Transnational Sociology section"s council. Please join us in congratulating her.
Our new colleague, Cynthia Buckley, joined a select group of specialists in an Expert Analytical Exchange for Ambassador Susan Elliot (Tajikistan) at the U.S.
Chike Coleman, Sociology, University of Illinois, Class of 2010 “Reel Reviews with Chike” Urbana Public TV--Channel 6 Saturdays, 4:30-5:00