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Department of Sociology and Criminology Welcomes New Faculty

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Brandon Crawford, Brittany Hearne, and Rocio Paez have joined the University as assistant professors in the Department of Sociology and Criminology.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Social Sciences Sociology and Criminology

Fulbright College Names New 2018 Academic Leaders

Friday, August 31, 2018

This fall, the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences named eight new academic leaders to key positions in departments, schools and centers throughout the college.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Arts Humanities Science Social Sciences Art History Humanities Sociology and Criminology

Neighborhood Characteristics Influence Parolees' Rate of Rearrest, Study Finds

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Lighting, vacant buildings, parks and other identifiable environmental traits are a factor in predicting crime and recidivism.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Law and Justice Research & Innovation Sociology and Criminology

Fulbright College Announces 2018 Winners of King, Nolan and OMNI Awards

Friday, May 18, 2018

Professors Kevin Fitzpatrick, Anna Zajicek, Song Feng and Juan Bustamante were selected to receive Fulbright College's most prestigious endowed faculty awards.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Science Social Sciences Criminology Geosciences Sociology and Criminology

Sociology Master's Student Selected for Prestigious Summer Fellowship

Monday, April 23, 2018

Whitney Frierson, a U of A graduate student and Arkansas native, has been selected as a participant in the 2018 University of Michigan Humanities Emerging Research Scholars Program.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Social Sciences Sociology and Criminology

Crime Scene Competition and Guest Speaker Event

Monday, April 23, 2018

Lambda Alpha Epsilon, a criminal justice RSO, is sponsoring the first Crime Scene Competition from 1-4 p.m. Friday, April 27, with guest speakers as well. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Student Affairs Events Lectures Social Sciences Criminology Sociology and Criminology Student Organizations

Researchers Receive NSF Grant for Hurricane Harvey Book

Friday, April 13, 2018

U of A researchers Kevin Fitzpatrick and Matthew Spialek are writing about the relationships between location, health and economic wellbeing that people face after a disaster.

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

New Study Links Obesity to Community Characteristics, Demographics

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Combining census and behaviorial survey data, University of Arkansas researchers identified communities at risk for chronic health problems.

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

Social and Demographic Factors Linked to Charitable Giving in Recent Study

Monday, March 19, 2018

Characteristics that predict higher levels of giving include age, sex, political affiliation, trust and social connectedness.

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