News & Events
Congratulations Dr. Langa for her National Science Foundation grant
Professor Samantha Kwan interviewed by USA Today on body image standards
Congratulations to Carli Copell for receiving the 2023 Graduate Student Paper Award for her work, “Mothering with Grace: Millennial Women’s Intensive Mothering Deep in the Heart of Texas"
Congratulations to Aolani Wheeler for receiving the Undergraduate Student Paper Award for the paper “Media, and by Extension, Society’s Representation of Disability Sports”
Congratulations to Kaylea Marin (not pictured), Manal Mathew, Katerina Munoz, Jachi Okoro (not pictured), and Katerina Solyst for receiving the newly instituted Undergraduate Scholarships for Sociology Majors for 2023-2024.
How the Overturning of Roe v. Wade Stands To Financially Harm Women
Diminishing Inequalities in Maternal Health in Africa & the USA
Photography Book Launch | “Making a Scene!”
Sociology in Action Lecture
Congratulations to Rebecca Shields for being selected to take part in the Student Roundtable with President Khator
Africana's Aging and Health (SOC 3377/ AAS3394)
SSA November 2022 Events
Congratulations to Dr. HS Hwang for winning the Best Paper Award at the annual conference of 2022 Midwest Academy of Management in Detroit, MI.
Undergraduate Student Spotlight
Congratulations to Nasim Koohi and Rebecca Shields for receiving scholarships to attend STaRT@Rice
Congratulations to CMALS for receiving a $500,000 gift from the Houston Endowment Foundation
Congratulations to Rebecca Shields for receiving the WGSS Elizabeth Smith Chenoweth Fellowship for their work on "Intersecting Stripes: A QueerCrip Approach to Understanding Gender Disparities in hEDS Diagnoses"
Dr. Neema Langa joins UH to teach Gender and Health Care in Africa
Dr. Sheila Katz is featured in a Houston Chronicle article "Texas' safe haven law allows parents to give up newborns, but it's rarely used. Here's what to know."
Dr. Sheila Katz was featured in a FOX 26 article "Women of color most affected by abortion reversal"
Dr. Amanda Baumle is featured in Houston Chronicle article "Data on Houston's share of same-sex households can be misleading"
Congratulations to Sloan Rucker for receiving the Graduate Student Paper Award for their work on “An Intersectional Look at Black Women’s Experiences in Texas Prisons”
Sociology in Action Lecture - March 28th - Skills of the "Unskilled": Work, Gender, and Mobility Among Mexican Migrants - Recording Available
Congratulations to Carlos Campos, Jr. on receiving the Undergraduate Student Paper Award for “A Contemporary Analysis of the U.S. Indigenous Peoples Movement”
Congratulations to former Sociology M.A. student Chelsea Cooper for being awarded the Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award from the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools
The sociology department welcomes our new assistant professor, Hyunseok Hwang
Congratulations to Professor Anderson for her National Science Foundation grant
Congratulations to Sociology M.A. Student Sloan Rucker for Receiving the 2021 Barbara Espy Chenworth Scholarship from WGSS
Prof. Kwan comments on "skinny shaming" in USA Today
Congratulations to Andreina Ruiz for being a 2021 AY Mellon Scholar
Small Grant to Support Learning for Undergraduate Sociology Majors
Steven Nelson, Ph.D. comments on Houston Public Media about Houston's rise in violent crime
As we approach a year into the pandemic, our own Zelma Oyarvide Tuthill discusses the social impact it has had in our Houston community
Majoring or Minoring in Sociology? Consider a Concentration in Health and Medicine or Workplace Diversity
Zelma Oyarvide Tuthill, Ph.D. receives Werlin Sociology Faculty Award for her collaborative project with Black.Migration.Houston.
UH Sociology identified by Washington Monthly as a springboard for success
Congratulations to Pamela Quiroz, Ph.D. on receiving a SSRC grant to study COVID-19 effects on Latinos
About Sociology at UH
The department of sociology at the University of Houston is comprised of an innovative and highly productive faculty, producing cutting-edge research in the areas of social inequality, health, work, education, social psychology and culture. We offer training to undergraduate and graduate students in sociological theory, statistics, and quantitative and qualitative research methods. Graduates of our undergraduate and M.A. programs are equipped to enter the workforce in fields such as social science research, education, social services or data analysis or to pursue advanced degrees in sociology or related disciplines. Learn more
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