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Forthcoming publication from Dr. Brian Soller and UNM Graduate Student, Alena Kuhlemeier

Departmental News

Posted: Sep 04, 2017 - 12:00pm

Brian Soller's paper, "Adolescent Dating Violence Victimization and Relationship Dissolution," has been accepted for publication at Youth & Society.  The paper is coauthored with
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Congratulations to Dr. Kimberly Huyser

Departmental News

Posted: Sep 04, 2017 - 12:00pm

Congratulations to Kimberly Huyser, who - together with several co-investigators - was awarded a grant for $100,000 to study the social determinants of health for obesity from the Cent
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Dr. María Vélez named Regents Lecturer

Award News

Posted: Sep 02, 2017 - 12:00pm

Congratulations to María Vélez, who was just appointed as Regents Lecturer.  Regents’ Lecturer is a special title bestowed on selected tenured faculty members who, in t
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Forthcoming publication from Professor Wayne Santoro and UNM Graduate Student, Marian Azab

New Faculty Publications

Posted: Aug 11, 2017 - 12:00am

Congratulations to Wayne Santoro and Marian Azab, who have received notice that their paper, ““Rethinking Fear and Protest: Racialization, Arab Americans, and the Mobilization Benefits of
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Professor Jessica Goodkind and the Refugee Well-Being Project featured in the media

Departmental News

Posted: Aug 11, 2017 - 12:00am

The Refugee Well-Being Project (RWP), founded and directed by UNM sociologist, Jessica Goodkind, has recently received significant media coverage for its important work. New Mexico in Focus (PB
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New publication from Lisa Broidy and Wayne Santoro

New Faculty Publications

Posted: Aug 10, 2017 - 12:00am

Professors Lisa Broidy and Wayne Santoro have published an article, entitled, "General Strain Theory and Racial Insurgency: Assessing the role of Legitimate Coping," in Justice Quarterly.
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New Directions in Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, April 27 – 29, 2017

Departmental News

Posted: Apr 27, 2017 - 12:00am

Call for PapersCritical race theory has transformed how scholars and activists study and understand race in the United States and beyond. Its tenets draw attention to the structural bases of race and
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Intersectionality and Privilege: Inclusive Feminist Praxis

Departmental News

Sociologists for Women in Society

Posted: Feb 09, 2017 - 12:00am

Sociologists for Women in SocietyWinter Meeting 2017 February 9-12, 2017 The Hyatt Regency Albuquerque330 Tijeras Ave NWAlbuquerque, NM 87102
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Booksigning with Felipe Gonzales

Departmental News

Posted: Oct 26, 2016 - 12:00am

UNM Bookstore Hosts Booksigning with Phillip (Felipe) Gonzales Wednesday, Nov. 2nd | 12:00 p.m. | Main Campus | In the General Book Department Politica: Nuevomexicanos and American Political Incorpor
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Dr. Sharon Nepstad Promoted to Distinguished Professor

Award News

Posted: Aug 04, 2016 - 12:00am

UNM promotes six to rank of Distinguished Professor Provost Chaouki Abdallah and Health Sciences Center Chancellor Paul Roth recently announced the promotion of six UNM faculty to the rank of Disting
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Race and Social Justice Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate

Departmental News

Posted: Aug 04, 2016 - 12:00am

Regents approve first of its kind graduate certificate in race & social justice This 15-credit transcripted “Race & Social Justice Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate” (click here f
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Sociology Notes July 2016

Departmental News

Posted: Aug 04, 2016 - 12:00am

Greetings all; this is my (Professor Richard Wood's) last Sociology Notes as chair, with Sharon becoming Chairperson of Sociology effective Monday. I hope the summer has treated you all, in term
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Project started by UNM professor pairs students, refugees to help with adjustment

Departmental News

Posted: Apr 13, 2016 - 12:00am

The Refugee Well-Being Project, a project started in 2006 by UNM Sociology Associate Professor Dr. Jessica Goodkind, is a collaboration of students from a sociology class at the University of New Mex
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Fight Racism - Educating for Social Justice

Departmental News

Posted: Apr 11, 2016 - 12:00am

UNM's Institute for the Study of “Race” & Social Justice 2016 Interdisciplinary Insights Lecture Series: #FightRacism - Educating for Social Justice Join us for a lecture and critical dis
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Rebecca Beals Successfully Defends Dissertation

Graduate & Undergraduate News

Posted: Mar 30, 2016 - 12:00am

On behalf of UNM Sociology: Congratulations to Dr. Rebecca Beals, who successfully defended her dissertation this week: “It Was a Whole New Environment: Transformative Organizational Culture an
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Dr. Benjamin Waddell (UNM Sociology PhD 2013) wins UNM Best Dissertation Award for 2016

Award News

Posted: Mar 30, 2016 - 12:00am

Dr. Ben Waddell  has just been awarded UNM’s major prize for best dissertation — the 2016 Tom L. Popejoy Dissertation Award. The Popejoy Award is given on a rotating basis; this year
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Marian Azab Passes Comps

Graduate & Undergraduate News

Posted: Mar 23, 2016 - 12:00am

We are pleased to announce that Marian Azab passed with flying colors her comprehensive exams in social movements and race.  Great job Marian!  We are all very proud of you. 
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Dr. Nancy Lopez Edits Book

Departmental News

Posted: Feb 24, 2016 - 12:00am

Nancy López, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Sociology; Director & Co-founder, Institute for the Study of “Race” & Social Justice; RWJF Center for Health Policy; Co-Chair
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Dr. Kimberly Huyser has Two New Articles Accepted for Publication

New Faculty Publications

Posted: Feb 24, 2016 - 12:00am

UNM Assistant Professor of Sociology and Senior Fellow, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy Dr. Kimberly Huyser recently had two articles accepted for publication in professi
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Spring 2016 Colloquium Series

Departmental News

Posted: Feb 24, 2016 - 12:00am

The Spring 2016 Colloquium schedule has been announced. The schedule is as follows: February 26 -- Selina Gallo-Cruz (visiting scholar), Presentation title: "Marginalization, Mobilization, and P
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Professor Susan Tiano and Associate Professor Roberto Ibarra voted Emeritus

Departmental News

Posted: Feb 05, 2016 - 12:00am

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Susan Tiano (Professor) and Dr. Roberto Ibarra (Associate Professor), both of whom were unanimously voted for emeritus status by the faculty of the UNM Department
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Dr. Sharon Nepstad Guest Editor of December 2015 Research & Theory Journal

Departmental News

Posted: Feb 03, 2016 - 12:00am

Dr. Sharon Nepstad, UNM Sociology Professor, recently served as Guest Editor for a special issue of Mobilization, an international journal of research and theory specializing in social
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Sociology Department Chair Makes Front Page of The Daily Lobo

Departmental News

Posted: Feb 03, 2016 - 12:00am

Dr. Richard Wood, Sociology Department Chair and Professor, recently made the front page of the UNM Daily Lobo. The article talks about Dr. Woods' recent book A Shared Future, which expl
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Yuka Doherty Successfully Completes Comprehensives

Graduate & Undergraduate News

Posted: Feb 03, 2016 - 12:00am

Congratulations to Yuka Doherty on her recent achievement: successfully completing comprehensive exams in the areas of Gender and Global and Transnational Sociology.  
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