The University of Minnesota Libraries’ new exhibit, “A Campus Divided: Progressives, Anticommunists, Racism and Antisemitism at the University of Minnesota 1930-1942”, brings to life an especially turbulent and troubled time in the University’s history.
Sociology professor Joshua Page, has partnered with Joe Soss, Cowles Professor for the Study of Public Service at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, to explore the “financialization” of the criminal justice system as a predatory system of governance.
Joachim Savelsberg received the American Sociological Association (ASA) section for Crime, Law, and Deviance (CLD) 2017 Albert J. Reiss, Jr. Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award for his accumulated body of scholarship.
Undergraduate sociology major, Adam Hurlburt is featured in an opinion piece in Community Voices on MinnPost as part of a project in Assistant Professor Jack DeWaard’s spring 2017 topics course: Immigration to the U.S.: Beyond Walls.
Professor Elizabeth Heger Boyle received a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant for a project to increase accessibility to survey data on women and children's health from the 20 poorest countries in the world.
Professor Josh Page wrote an editorial for the Sacramento Bee based on his ethnographic research on the bail system, and in response to recent publicity regarding a proposed senate bill in California to restructure the CA bail system.
Sarah Lageson (PhD Alumni 2015) is the winner of the University of Minnesota Graduate School's "Best Dissertation Award" in the Social Sciences and Education for 2017. This is a considerable honor for her, for her dissertation advisor (Chris Uggen), for our program, and a tribute to her excellent research record
Professors Josh Page and Michelle Phelps, co-authored a book with Philip Goodman, which provides a new way of thinking about the processes of criminal justice development from the birth of the prison through contemporary reforms.
Professor Alejandro Baer’s new book, co-authored with Natan Sznaider, Memory and Forgetting in the Post-Holocaust Era. The Ethics of Never Again examines how the duties of memory surrounding the Holocaust have spread around the globe.
Undergraduate student Sunny Vang wants to use her Sociology degree to change the education system. Throughout her time at the University of Minnesota, her experiences inside and outside of the classroom have enabled her to change herself in order to change others.