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Sociology Department Founder Joseph Gusfield Dies at 91

January 29, 2015

Sociology Department Founder Joseph Gusfield Dies at 91 Joseph Gusfield. Photo by Manuel Rotenberg Joseph Gusfield, founding chair of the sociology department at UC San Diego, has died. He was 91 years old. Gusfield was an internationally renowned sociologist and one-time activist (marching from Selma to Montgomery, for example), whose…

Community Matters

September 26, 2022

Sociology professor Michel Estefan redefines classroom culture.

Spotlight on Faculty Research: Jobs

February 14, 2012

…an Associate Professor of Sociology and Founding Director for the Center for Research on Gender in the Professions. She researches gender, family and career, and how social and cultural structures affect individual thoughts, emotions, and actions. Blair-Loy has been published in a variety of sociology journals and reviews. Her book,…

Should We Bring Back the Woolly Mammoth?

April 26, 2018

…we should? From left, sociologist John Evans, Division of Arts and Humanities Dean Cristina Della Coletta and philosopher Craig Callender with Beth Shapiro. To help answer these questions and celebrate the inaugural year of the UC San Diego Institute for Practical Ethics, guest speaker Beth Shapiro—a world-renowned professor of ecology…

UC San Diego’s Graduate Programs Among Nation’s Best, According to U.S. News and World Report

March 12, 2013

The 2014 edition of the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools guidebook, released today, highly ranks the University of California, San Diego’s professional schools in engineering and medicine, as well as its academic Ph.D. programs in the social sciences and humanities.

Short Group Quizzes Go a Long Way to Building a Class Community

June 2, 2022

Political sociologist Michel Estefan during his “Social Justice” course, Spring 2022. Photos by Erik Jepsen/University Communications. Short Group Quizzes Go a Long Way to Building a Class Community Sociologist Michel Estefan implements fresh teaching techniques in his courses to ensure an education that’s genuinely inclusive and student-centered Innovation in a…

UC San Diego Sociologist Named Hastings Center Fellow

February 15, 2024

John Evans, professor of sociology, Tata Chancellor’s Chair in Social Sciences and associate dean of the School of Social Sciences at the University of California San Diego, has been elected a fellow of the Hastings Center, which is the honorific society for the field of bioethics.

STEM Career v. Parenting?

February 18, 2019

Researchers found that between four to seven years of the birth or adoption of their first child, 43 percent of women, and 23 percent of men, left their full-time STEM careers.

Mary Walshok Honored with San Diego Business Journal Lifetime Achievement Award

December 13, 2022

Mary Walshok, a longtime fixture of UC San Diego known for myriad contributions to the greater San Diego/Baja region, accepted a well-deserved Lifetime Achievement Award at the San Diego Business Journal’s (SDBJ) Business Women of the Year Awards, held November 15, 2022.

11 UC San Diego Faculty Members Honored with Hellman Fellowships

October 26, 2017

…Rady School of Management Amy Non, anthropology Daniel Navon, sociology Danielle Raudenbush, sociology Julie Burelle, theatre Natacha Diels, music Simeon Man, history To learn more about the Hellman Fellows Program click here.

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