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Our department is a vibrant community featuring leading scholars within sociology and related interdisciplinary fields. Faculty have expertise in a range of theories and methods, from ethnography to social network analysis, underscoring our commitment to training our students in the many tools within the sociological toolkit. Program strengths include the sociology of environment, gender, political & economic sociology, and race with increased focus on sociology of health and cultural sociology.

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Sociology Grad Award Winners Fall 2019

Congratulations to all our winners of Fall Graduate School awards!

“The Graduate School administers a range of fellowships and research awards annually. These awards, most of which are donor supported, range from $500 to $20,000 per year and, in some cases, include tuition support.”

In addition to cash, these awards confer recognition of the dedication and success of our graduate students, and we couldn’t be more proud to call them members of our department. Below are a list of award winners and descriptions of their awards.

First Year Fellowship – Bex MacFife



UO PeaceJam Film Showing – Desmond Tutu

UO PeaceJam Film Showing – Desmond Tutu

Film: “Desmond Tutu – Children of the Light” (1hr 32mins)

Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019

Time: 6pm – 9pm

Location: 177 Lawrence Hall

Cost: free (snacks will be available!)

PeaceJam is an international organization that works to connect youth and 14 Nobel Peace Laureates. By introducing these positive members of society, PeaceJam hopes to empower young people to create positive change in themselves, their communities and the world. UO PeaceJam is our local campus partner with this organization.

UO PeaceJam will be hosting a film showing of


Sociology Snippets – November 19, 2019

Hello Sociology Majors!

Welcome to week 8! Just a few more weeks until a much deserved winter break. This week in Sociology Snippets we have opportunities for academic engagement and an invitation to a movie screening.

Have a great week and Go Ducks!

Prof Pascoe

C.J. Pascoe Associate Professor | Undergraduate Program Director Department of Sociology | University of Oregon 458-215-1901 Office Hours: Tues 1:30-2;30, Th 3:30-4:30 & by appointment; Sign up:


Social Problems: An Applied Approach Calling all Sociology Ducks! If you’re interested in learning more about