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Pandemic Leads to Higher Depression, Anxiety and Fear, Studies Show

Friday, July 31, 2020

Research by U of A sociologists from early in COVID-19’s spread shows increased levels of suicidial thoughts and other psychological trauma.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Health, Fitness & Wellness Research and Innovation Social Sciences Department of Sociology and Criminology

Fulbright College Announces 2020 Winners of King, Nolan and OMNI Awards

Friday, July 24, 2020

Fulbright College has selected the 2020 recipients of several of its most prestigious endowed faculty awards, including Daniel Sutherland, Kevin Fitzpatrick, Ben Vining and Toni Jensen.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Humanities Points of Pride Social Sciences Department of Anthropology Department of English Department of History Department of Sociology and Criminology

Department of Sociology and Criminology Welcomes New Faculty

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Michael Niño joins the university with a research agenda touching international migration, race and ethnicity, demography, and criminology within the context of how they shape population health.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Health, Fitness & Wellness Social Sciences Department of Sociology and Criminology

Grant Drawve to Lead New Crime and Security Data Analytics Lab in Fulbright College

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Grant Drawve, an assistant professor sociology and criminology, will begin his new role as associate director of the newly formed Crime and Security Data Analytics Lab beginning July 1.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Research and Innovation Safety & Security Social Sciences Department of Sociology and Criminology

New 'Short Talks' Explores Fear and Food Insecurity During a Pandemic

Friday, May 08, 2020

Sociology professor Kevin Fitzpatrick discusses why a pandemic causes a level of fear that may be creating inappropriate or harmful behavior.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research and Innovation Social Sciences Department of Sociology and Criminology

Department of Sociology and Criminology Offers a Timely Course in Organizations and Society

Friday, April 24, 2020

SOCI 4063 Organizations in Society, which will be offered during May intersession, provides a critical lens, enabling students to look at those business organizations with a unique perspective.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Social Sciences Department of Sociology and Criminology

Survey Shows Regions of Elevated Food Insecurity Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Respondents from the South and mid-South reported above-average levels of food insecurity, while the Midwest and Northeast were lower. 

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Food & Nutrition Research and Innovation Social Sciences Department of Sociology and Criminology
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