Latina Vol Maria Urias discovered her calling in sociology and is using her research to better Appalachian Tennessee–the community that raised her.
Maya Bian (’20), a recent graduate of the College Scholars program, was selected as a winner in the prestigious Global Undergraduate Awards competition for her work on long-term care in China, where her extended family lives.
Since she arrived in Knoxville, Black scholar and University of Tennessee, Knoxville, sociologist Enkeshi El-Amin has been building bridges between academia and local communities.
Five UT doctoral students have been named Tennessee Doctoral Fellows. These prestigious awards are funded by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission and UT’s Graduate School.
Nadya Vera, who begins her doctoral studies this fall in sociology, wants to be a problem solver. And it all started when she rescued a dog.
R. Scott Frey, professor of sociology and co-director of the Center for the Study of Social Justice, passed away December 24.
Sociology assistant professor Tyler Wall commented in a story in a WXFT news article about recent 911 phone calls that result in lethal consequences for African-Americans.
Sociology faculty member Meghan Conley shared her thoughts about the struggles of a being a peacemaker in a recent News Sentinel column.
In Inside Higher Ed’s ‘Conditionally Accepted’ column, sociology professor Victor Ray explains why it is necessary to use our academic skills to analyze our own disciplines.
Victor Ray, assistant professor of sociology, penned an opinion piece for the Washington Post addressing National Geographic’s cover for its issue about race.
Jon Shefner spoke to WBIR about recent walkouts staged by high school students to draw attention to concerns over school safety and gun violence.
In a recent episode of Dialogue on WUOT, UT sociology professors Michelle Christian and Asafa Jalata joined the panel to discuss race and systemic racism in America.