The Sociology Department Presents
The Sociology Department would like to thank all of our outstanding speakers this past year for making our series so successfull!
Pitt Sociology Department to Co-Host International Conference on Social Movements and Global Transformation
On April 10-12, 2014, the University of Pittsburgh will host the 38th Conference of the Political Economy of the World-System (PEWS), which will focus on the theme of “Social Movements and Global Transformation.” The interdisciplinary conference is co-sponsored by the Humanities Center, the University Center for International Studies, and the Global Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh. Also co-sponsoring the conference is the Journal of World-Systems Research. Click here for the Call for Papers and other information. MORE
The Latest Publications and Presentations and Awards
Congratulations to two of our sociology students who have received the A&S Undergraduate Research Award---Jess Rohan and Tom McAuiliffe.
Katherine Malekoff, who will receive a Bachelor of Arts degree in urban studies and sociology from Pitt’s Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences at the University’s April 28 commencement ceremony, has been named the University’s 2013 Omicron Delta Kappa Senior of the Year. MORE
Congratulation to Kelsy Burke who received her PhD in Sociology! Dr. Burke has accepted a position at St. Norbert College, in Green Bay WI as a tenure-track assistant professor starting this fall.
Congratulations to graduate student Amy McDowell who has been awarded one of this year's Elizabeth Baranger Excellence in Teaching Award!
Sociology undergraduate, Sushma Kola (A&S Class of 2013), is currently featured in the, Pitt Magazine (Winter 2013 edition). Ms. Kola is a recipient of a full-tuition scholarship and Pitt Club of Chicago scholarship. She is a competitive dancer for Steel City Bhangra and captain of Pitt Nrityamala. She will attending Pitt's medical school.