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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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Professor Michael Dreiling delivers peace lecture in Tokyo

While in Tokyo, Japan working on his next documentary project on peace movements and the contested Article 9 of the Japanese constitution, Dr. Michael Dreiling was invited to Senshu University to give a lecture and screen his first feature-length documentary, A Bold Peace. This event was the first presentation at Senshu’s new Institute of Humanities and drew an eager crowd of 70 university patrons including faculty, students, and other interested Tokyo-ites.

Read more at: https://www.senshu-u.ac.jp/news/20190610-03.html (Japanese only)

An Evening with Stephanie Land, author of Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive

6:30 pm Wednesday, November 6 175 Knight Law Center, 1515 Agate St. Part of the Margaret Hallock Program for Women’s Rights

Cosponsored by the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, UO Division of Equity and Inclusion, Center for the Study of Women in Society, Department of Sociology, and Labor Education and Research Center.

Stephanie Land’s bestselling debut memoir Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive recounts her harrowing saga as a single mom navigating the poverty trap. Her unflinching and inspiring testimony exposes the physical, economic, and social

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CAS Scholarship Application – OPEN NOW!

The College of Arts and Sciences is currently accepting online applications for the following scholarships and fellowships for 2018-2019:

Mildred Braaten Archibald Scholarship Fund in Science and Mathematics Mary Chambers Brockelbank Endowed Assistance Fund Norman Brown Graduate Fellowship Hazel Leonard Buck Scholarship College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Scholarship College of Arts and Sciences Scholarship Clarence and Lucille Dunbar Scholarship Henry V. Howe Scholarship Hildegard Kurz Foreign Language Scholarship John L. and Naomi Luvaas Graduate Fellowship Miller Family Graduate Award in

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