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Article ItemSociology chair determined to help open worldviews, spark effective change , article
“As a leading research institution with a strong Ph.D. program in sociology, Virginia Tech can lead in demonstrating the important contributions of sociology and the humanities in making effective change,” said Jennifer Johnson, chair of the Department of Sociology.
Article ItemWornie Reed: Juneteenth represents freedom , article
What began as a freedom celebration in Texas 155 years ago has spread throughout the United States. June 19 is known as Juneteenth.
Article ItemMichael Hughes recognized for discoveries in the sociology field , article
The sociology professor’s research on a range of topics — including culture, race, and mental health — has made him an ideal candidate for the Southern Sociological Society’s highest honor.
Article ItemBuilding safer communities: Virginia Tech criminologists awarded grant to study the impact of cybercrime on Virginians , article
A multi-university team of sociology researchers will conduct a survey of unprecedented scale to determine how cybercrime has affected Virginians.
Article ItemNational Science Foundation grant supports research on farmers’ attitudes toward precision agriculture technologies , article
Maaz Gardezi, an assistant professor of sociology, leads an interdisciplinary research team that is studying distinct food production systems to develop technologies that farmers can use with confidence.
Article ItemCapturing Trinidad culture through Carnival photography , article
Leslie Robertson Foncette’s photography captures the rich history and culture of festivals and celebrations, especially the Trinidad and Tobago Carnival.
Article ItemFrom shared grief to a fruitful partnership , article
Sociology professor Jim Hawdon received an honorary doctorate for his 15-year partnership with the University of Turku, which began with a study of community response to mass violence in the U.S, and Finland following the April 16 tragedy.