Long-term sociology department benefactor, Ms. Barbara J. Szyman, has passed away
Professor Mark Paterson elected Vice-President of ISA 'Senses and Society' Thematic Group
A Spanish translation of John Markoff's Waves of Democracy 2nd ed. has just been published
Professor Dana Moss elected as council member of the Altruism, Morality, and Social Solidarity Section of the ASA
Professor Jackie Smith receives the 2018 Outstanding Activist Scholar Award from the International Political Economy section of the International Studies Association
Professor Mark Paterson gave a recent talk at the MIT Department of Architecture
Mark Paterson gave a recent talk at the MIT Department of Architecture, Spring 2018 Lecture Series on ‘Affective Bodies and Sentient Matter', Design & Computation Series. Mark's talk (on February 23, 2018) was on ‘Architectures of the Oculomotor: Body Motility, Ocular Processes, and the Perception of the Built Environment’. For more on the series click the link in the News tab on this page.
Professor Melanie Hughes (Sociology) and Müge Finkel (GSPIA) awarded funds from the Provost’s Integrative Social-Science Research Initiative for “The Global Glass Ceilings Database"
Professors Jackie Smith and Waverly Duck are leading a new Pitt Human Rights Initiative
Professor John Markoff and Malgorzata Markoff translate Greetings from Novorossiya Eyewitness to the War in Ukraine by Pawel Pieniazek
Launching of Gender Inequality Research Lab (GIRL) covered by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Professor Melanie Hughes has been selected to be the Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies (GSWS) Faculty Fellow for the 2018-2019 academic year
New edition of Mark Paterson's Consumption and Everyday Life
Professor Joshua Bloom’s book, Black against Empire: the History and Politics of the Black Panther Party was chosen by San Francisco as its One City One Book selection for 2017
Daniel Burridge receives David B. Houston Award from the Center for Latin American Studies
Congratulations to Danny Burridge on receiving the David B. Houston Award from the Center for Latin American Studies. This annual prize is awarded to those students whose academic interests and career plans focus on human rights and social justice, particularly in Latin America.
Ayşe Alnıaçık has an article in Social Politics
Congratulations to Ayşe Alnıaçık on her Social Politics article, “Gender Policy Architecture in Turkey: Localizing Transnational Discourses of Women’s Employment." See Ayşe's article via the link in the "News" tab on this page.