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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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John Bellamy Foster selected for 2019 Outstanding Career Award

Professor John Bellamy Foster was selected for the 2019 Outstanding Career Award at the University of Oregon. This award powerfully acknowledges John’s outstanding career and highlights the important work done in Sociology. As stated in the announcement letter from the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation, “this is the UO’s highest university award for faculty to recognize and celebrate a deep and distinguished record of scholarship and research on our campus.”

Over the last 35 years, Professor Foster has made numerous contributions to Marxist theory and its


Mimi Thi Nguyen – “Of Gifts and Debt”

Mimi Thi Nguyen – “Of Gifts and Debt”

Associate Professor of Asian American Studies and Gender and Women’s Studies

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

May 22, 2019

12 – 1:20 PM

Co-Sponsored by UO Common Reading Program and UO Department of Sociology

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