News

Rodríguez Named President of University at Albany

Havidan Rodríguez, UWM Sociology MA Program graduate, has been named the 20th president of the University at Albany.

Professor Aneesh co-edits Sage Publication

Sociology’s Professor Aneesh (Guest Editor) co-edited a special issue of the Sage Journal, Science, Technology and Society, Volume 22, Issue 1, March 2017. Read the journal.

Inside American Higher Education: Is the World’s Best System in Crisis?

American Higher Education is often uncritically praised in Japan. In her newly published book, “Inside American Higher Education: Is the World’s Best System in Crisis”, Dr. Aki Roberts discusses the current challenges American universities are facing…

New “Work in Progress” Blog

The research of the UWM Department of Sociology’s Noelle Chesley is highlighted on the new blog “Work in Progress: Sociology on the economy, work and inequality.” The theme of Professor Chesley’s research article is what the experiences of breadwinner workers tell us about work (and home).

Professor Gauchat’s research mentioned in New Yorker Magazine

UWM Sociology professor Gordon Gauchat’s U.S. survey data research is referred to in the New Yorker Magazine article, “The Mistrust of Science.”

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Campos-Castillo Receives Honors

Celeste Campos-Castillo’s paper published in JAMIA last year wins Best Paper of the Year Award by the International Association of Medical Informatics. The article is entitled: “The Double-Edged Sword of Electronic Health Records: Implications for Patient Disclosure.” Read article…

Bartholomay’s Drag Queen Crush in Gender & Society Blog

Daniel Bartholomay, Doctoral Student and Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, has recently written for Gender & Society blog. Bartholomay’s insightful article is entitled “My Boyfriend’s Beef with My Drag Queen Crush.” Gender & Society blog (G&S) is a peer-reviewed… Read More

Dr. Aneesh interviewed on “the boom” podcast

UWM Sociology Professor A. Aneesh is interviewed on Jim O’Connell’s new audio podcast “the boom.” The boom’s second episode, called Phone Work, explores the world of call center work and the humans on the other end of the line who… Read More

Gordon Gauchat on the Politics of Science Funding

Read the OUPblog interview, entitled The Politics of Science Funding where the Department of Sociology’s Gordon Gauchat addresses the issue of science funding and shares his thoughts on the importance of public perceptions of science, climate science, and social science.

Stephanie Baran article published

PhD student Stephanie Baran’s article PETA, Patriarchy and the Body was published on ASA’s Body and Embodiment blog. Baran writes: “Social justice organizations, one would think, would be the last place one might find racism, sexism and ableism to mention a few, but we would be remiss if we did not give some critical attention to these organizations – most notably PETA.”