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Jennifer Jordan Talks About Food

Dr. Jennifer Jordan was interviewed on WUWM and TMJ4 Morning Blend. She talks about her research and her new book, “Edible Memory.” WUWM Interview: Sociologist Explores How Food and Culture Shape Each Other, and TMJ4 Morning Blend Interview: Edible Memory

A. Aneesh’s New Book on Scribd

Neutral Accent by Aneesh

The UWM Department of Sociology Associate Professor A. Aneesh’s new book Neutral Accent. The introduction (Acknowledgments and Prologue) to Neutral Accent appears on Scribd at http://www.scribd.com/doc/260609029/Neutral-Accent-by-A-Aneesh”. The book was published by Duke University Press this year and will be available… Read More

2014-15 Undergraduate Awards Ceremony

The 2014-15 Awards Ceremony will take place on April 9, 2015. Awards include: The Distinguished Undergraduate Scholar Award, The Joan W. Moore Undergraduate Service Scholars Award, and New Alpha Kappa Delta Inductees

Sociology Colloquium, April 29, 2015

February 27, 2015
Please join us for our February 27th Sociology Colloquium for a talk by Professor Celeste Campos-Castillo entitled, “Trust in Physician Confidentiality: Uncovering Variability in a Neglected Aspect of Health Care.”

Jordan publishes Edible Memory

Associate Professor Jennifer A. Jordan publishes a new book, “Edible Memory: The Lure of Heirloom Tomatoes and Other Forgotten Food.” In Edible Memory, Jordan examines the ways that people around the world have sought to identify and preserve old-fashioned varieties… Read More

Gauchat on Public Perceptions of Science and Political Ideology

A recent publication by Assistant Professor Gordon Gauchat is receiving attention in the press. Washington Post’s Chris Mooney’s article “This is where distrust of science really comes from — and it’s not just your politics” includes Gauchat’s sociological research. Gauchat’s… Read More

Noelle Chesley and Britta Johnson Co-authors, 2014

Sociology faculty member Noelle Chesley and alumna Britta Johnson (MA 2011) are co-authors of two published journal articles: “Information and Communication Technology Use and Social Connectedness over the Life Course,” Sociology Compass, and “Technology Use and the New Economy: Work… Read More

Publications by our Ph.D. Students

PhD Students Mark Caldwell, Matthew T. McCarthy, and David Wolover publish articles in 2014.

Mark Caldwell awarded grant

Mark Caldwell, Sociology PhD student and lecturer, has been awarded a Sydney S. Spivack Program in Applied Social Research and Social Policy Community Action Research Initiative (CARI) grant by the American Sociological Association.

Sociologists Focusing on Fathers

Sociologists Noelle Chesley (UWM) and Sarah Halpern-Meekin (UW-Madison) are partnering with the Racine Family YMCA in their Focus on Fathers Initiative.