News & Events
Dr. Neema Langa joins UH to teach Gender and Health Care in Africa
Dr. Sheila Katz was featured in a FOX 26 article "Women of color most affected by abortion reversal"
Dr. Amanda Baumle is featured in Houston Chronicle article "Data on Houston's share of same-sex households can be misleading"
Congratulations to Sloan Rucker for receiving the Graduate Student Paper Award for their work on “An Intersectional Look at Black Women’s Experiences in Texas Prisons”
Sociology in Action Lecture - March 28th - Skills of the "Unskilled": Work, Gender, and Mobility Among Mexican Migrants - Recording Available
Congratulations to Carlos Campos, Jr. on receiving the Undergraduate Student Paper Award for “A Contemporary Analysis of the U.S. Indigenous Peoples Movement”
Congratulations to former Sociology M.A. student Chelsea Cooper for being awarded the Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award from the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools
The sociology department welcomes our new assistant professor, Hyunseok Hwang
Congratulations to Professor Anderson for her National Science Foundation grant
Congratulations to Sociology M.A. Student Sloan Rucker for Receiving the 2021 Barbara Espy Chenworth Scholarship from WGSS
Prof. Kwan comments on "skinny shaming" in USA Today
Congratulations to Andreina Ruiz for being a 2021 AY Mellon Scholar
Small Grant to Support Learning for Undergraduate Sociology Majors
Steven Nelson, Ph.D. comments on Houston Public Media about Houston's rise in violent crime
As we approach a year into the pandemic, our own Zelma Oyarvide Tuthill discusses the social impact it has had in our Houston community
Majoring or Minoring in Sociology? Consider a Concentration in Health and Medicine or Workplace Diversity
Zelma Oyarvide Tuthill, Ph.D. receives Werlin Sociology Faculty Award for her collaborative project with Black.Migration.Houston.
UH Sociology identified by Washington Monthly as a springboard for success
Congratulations to Pamela Quiroz, Ph.D. on receiving a SSRC grant to study COVID-19 effects on Latinos
About Sociology at UH
The department of sociology at the University of Houston is comprised of an innovative and highly productive faculty, producing cutting-edge research in the areas of social inequality, health, work, education, social psychology and culture. We offer training to undergraduate and graduate students in sociological theory, statistics, and quantitative and qualitative research methods. Graduates of our undergraduate and M.A. programs are equipped to enter the workforce in fields such as social science research, education, social services or data analysis or to pursue advanced degrees in sociology or related disciplines. Learn more
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