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Onoso Imoagene "On the Horns of a Racial Dilemma: The Experiences of Second Generation Nigerians in the United States and Britain"Abstract:In this talk, I examine... Read more
Anya Galli "Understanding the Organizational Landscape of Urban Environmental Stewardship: The STEWMAP Philadelphia Survey"Speaker's BioAnya Galli is a... Read more
JI ABSTRACT:Why, after decades of neglect, has transforming African agriculture become a focal point for international action? What struggles over authority,... Read more
The Critical Race Initiative (CRI), under the auspices of the Department of Sociology at the University of Maryland, is pleased to announce that the 2nd Annual... Read more
Joan Kahn The University of Maryland will host a panel discussion surrounding disability studies.  This panel will showcase the diverse ways in which disability is... Read more
Goffman On the Run Book Forty years in, the War on Crime and Drugs has done almost nothing to prevent drugs from being sold or used, but it has nonetheless created a little-known... Read more
Conference Presentation SOCY grad students will practice their presentations for one of the upcoming spring conferences.  Please come by and give our students constructive... Read more
2015 Admitted Students Day Help us welcome the admitted students of the 2015-2016 Sociology PhD cohort!
Kriti Vikram “The Impact of Bridging and Bonding Social Capital on Child Nutrition in India: The Moderating Role of Development.”
White or Black Bahai Series For more information, including speaker bios and abstracts of the talks, visit:  http://www.bahaipeacechair.umd.edu/events/feb5-2015
library books Otis Chadley, Sociology Librarian in McKeldin Library, will  discuss database searching & using RefWorks for bibliographic management for all graduate... Read more
Wanda Rushing Reimagining Memphis:  Chaos and Community in the Post-Civil Rights EraMemphis, associated with icons of popular culture from Robert Johnson and Elvis... Read more
ABSTRACT:Science communication research has touched upon the science-policy interface—communication processes through which scientific experts and... Read more
APHA The UMD Department of Sociology is pleased to announce that Dr. Ron Manderscheid, former student, received the 2014 Carl A. Taube Award for Lifetime... Read more
CRI Rashawn Ray was interviewed on Views & Vibes Episode 37: The State of the Black Community to talk about the Black Middle Class project with Kris Marsh... Read more
A. Villarreal Congratulations to Andrés Villarreal on his NICHD award for research on the Mexico-U.S. Migration during the Great Recession!
students It was the largest climate march ever held—an estimated 310,000-400,000 participants. The Program for Society and the Environment Research Team collected... Read more