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  1. Professor Russell Schutt Publishes a New Book
    Social Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and Society is now available from Harvard University Press.
  2. The Sociology Department Celebrates the Publication of New Books
    Five faculty members have authored books on a variety of sociological topics.
  3. Eight Sociology Faculty Members are Awarded Internal Research Grants
    The funded projects investigate topics including criminology, immigration, public policy, race, mental health, and more.
  4. Book talk by Tufts University Sociologist, Pawan Dhingra
    Hire a White Woman: Racial and Gender Presentations within Immigrant Businesses
  5. Study Abroad Open House for Caribbean Society and Culture
    Free Caribbean food. Instructor and students available to share their experiences and answer questions.
  6. 11th Social Theory Forum
    Join the Sociology Department and special guest Dr. Patricia Hill Collins for an engaging conference on the ways that race/ethnicity, class, gender, and sexuality intersect to affect people’s lives.
  7. CANCELLED: Open House for Caribbean Society and Culture
    Study in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands this summer. Learn more about this opportunity at the Open House!
  8. UMass Boston Alumna Sings at Governor Charlie Baker’s Inauguration
    Mishella Etienne performed the national anthem at Governor Charlie Baker's inauguration ceremony.
  9. Jessica Goodman, In Memoriam
    The Sociology Department and the College of Liberal Arts remember undergraduate Jessica Goodman
  10. UMass Boston Faculty Receive $95,557 in Creative Economy Grants
    Faculty at the University of Massachusetts Boston have received a combined $95,557 in Creative Economy Grants from UMass President Robert Caret’s office.
  11. Congratulations to the 2014 Sociology Honors Graduates!
    Twenty students were selected in recognition of their exceptional academic achievements.
  12. Sociology Department Colloquium Series: Sam Binkley
    Happiness as Enterprise: An Essay on Neoliberal Life
  13. Sociology Department Colloquium Series: Jamie Fader
    Community Reentry of Inner-City Youth: The Limits of Deterrence
  14. Voter Suppression, Equal Rights, and The Promise of Democracy
    The UMass Boston team of sociologist Keith Bentele and political scientist Erin O'Brien will discuss their research, which presents evidence that many states are suppressing voters of color.
  15. UMass Boston Prof: Stereotype of “Criminal Immigrant” Doesn’t Hold Up
    Sociology professor Bianca Bersani says first-generation immigrants offend less often than average, and their children commit crimes at the same rate as peers
  16. Caribbean Studies Festival and Open House
    A day of fun, learning and appreciation of caribbean society and culture.
  17. Massachusetts Appeals Court to Return to UMass Boston Oct. 18
    The Massachusetts Appeals Court returns to the University of Massachusetts Boston on Friday, October 18 to hear criminal and civil cases.
  18. Multigenerational UMass Boston Partnership Results in a Million Dollar Grant for Span, Inc.
    The highly competitive SAMHSA grant focuses on the Boston offender needs delivery program.
  19. UMass Boston Students Go Beyond Classroom to Gain Insights on Caribbean Culture
    UMass Boston students earning college credit visited eight different Caribbean islands this summer to explore issues like militarization, health disparities, and tourism.
  20. Sociology Colloquium Series
    Featuring Jim Sidanius, Professor of Psychology and African and African American Studies, Harvard University
  21. The X Annual Social Theory Forum
    Critical Theory and the Politics of Visual Representation
  22. Cinema, Books and Us: Media Literacy in the Age of the Image
    UMass Boston's Sociology Department invites you to the 10th Annual Social Theory Forum, featuring a keynote address by Mohan Agashe, a psychiatrist and distinguished Indian film and theater actor.
  23. Chancellor Motley Announces Partnership with Teen Empowerment, City of Boston
    UMass Boston, the City of Boston, and Teen Empowerment, a Roxbury-based nonprofit that works to reduce violence among high-risk youth, will collaborate on a new Youth and Community Transformation Project.
  24. Sociology Colloquium Series featuring Mark Warren, PhD, Harvard University
    A Match on Dry Grass: Community Organizing as a Catalyst for School Reform
  25. Teen Empowerment at UMass Boston: A Dynamic Collaboration
    Join Professor Russell Schutt to hear about the collaborative projects and findings.
  26. Defendants, Prosecutors Get Day in Court at UMass Boston
    UMass Boston’s Healey Library was transformed into a courtroom March 5, when the Massachusetts Appeals Court held session there.
  27. UMass Boston Hosts Massachusetts Court of Appeals
    The Massachusetts Court of Appeals will hear five cases March 5 on the UMass Boston campus on topics ranging from an officer’s frisking of a defendant to a question over Miranda rights to accidental disability retirement benefits.
  28. UMass Boston Students Provide Organizational Structure to One of Boston’s Best Known Nonprofits
    Professor Stephanie Hartwell's Foundations of Applied Sociology class are conducting a year-long program evaluation of one of the city’s best known nonprofits: the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute, based in Dorchester.
  29. Researcher Seeks to Harmonize Forensic Data
    Stephanie Hartwell has received a prestigious $817,000 stimulus grant from the National Institutes of Health to help fund her research.