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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.

J. William 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.

J. William 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.

J. William 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. 

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

Researchers Receive $185,000 NSF Grant to Study Impact of COVID-19 Fear

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

U of A sociology and criminology faculty received a Rapid Response Research grant to study the impact of society's fear of COVID-19.

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

Women Law Students Honor Alumnae With Annual Gayle Pettus Pontz Award

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

The University of Arkansas School of Law Women's Law Student Association will honor Karen Roberts, J.D.'95, and Christy Jones, B.A.'74, J.D.'77, with the Gayle Pettus Pontz Award.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences School of Law Alumni Awards Law and Justice Virtual Events Department of Political Science Department of Sociology and Criminology

Collection of First African American Professor at U of A Now Open

Thursday, February 13, 2020

The Gordon Morgan Papers contain teaching materials, research files, correspondence and manuscripts — both published and unpublished.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences University Libraries Alumni Social Sciences Department of Sociology and Criminology
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