2022-2023 Rossi Lecture Announced

The Sociology department is excited to announce that Professor Kimberly Kay Hoang from the University of Chicago will be the 2022-2023 Rossi Speaker. Professor Hoang's talk on her exciting... Read more

UMass Sociology | Professor Laurel Smith-Doerr

Smith-Doerr Selected for NSF Distinguished Lecture

On December 16, 2021, Laurel Smith-Doerr, professor of Sociology and PI of the $3.1M NSF ADVANCE-Institutional Transformation grant at UMass Amherst, gave an ... Read more

Isabel Levin and Solomon Siskind | UMass Sociology

Two Sociology Majors Named Rising Researchers

Two Sociology majors have been named UMass Rising Researchers in recognition of their outstanding commitment to research opportunities, especially amidst the challenges of this past academic year... Read more

Juliana Morais de Goes | UMass Sociology

Morais de Goes Awarded Dissertation Research Fellowship

PhD student Juliana Morais de Goes has been award the Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF), funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Jasmine Kerrissey | UMass Sociology

Kerrissey and Kitts Awarded 2021 Research Support Grants

Professors Jasmine Kerrissey and James Kitts have been named recipients of 2021 Research Support Grants for the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

Professor C.N. Le | UMass Sociology

Le Named SBS Outstanding Mentor

Professor C.N. Le, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Director of the Asian and Asian American Studies certificate program, is one of two recipients of the SBS Outstanding Mentor... Read more

Shana Bouyer & Siena Small, 2021 UMass Sociology Speakers

2021 Sociology Undergraduate Award Winners Announced

Over 50 undergraduate students have been recognized for their exceptional research, writing, and dedication to the department and field of Sociology at the 2021 Sociology Award Ceremony, held on... Read more

UMass Sociology | Professor Felicia Griffin-Fennell

Griffin-Fennell Named Director of the Academic Fellows Program

Felicia Griffin-Fennell has been appointed as the first full-time director for the ... Read more