Department of Sociology

Sociology at the University of Georgia

Sociology faculty at the University of Georgia are excellent teachers and productive scholars, who have won the University’s highest teaching and research awards, received major grants, and published their research in the top journals and presses. We embrace a variety of research methodologies, including ethnography, experiments, and secondary data analysis. This research is both interdisciplinary and collaborative: many of our faculty are affiliated with other units on campus and work closely with graduate students.

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May05

The Department of Sociology is pleased to announce that Ron Simons has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Criminology.  Congratulations!

Apr30

Congratulations to Jamie Palmer and Kait Boyle, both have received the Summer Doctoral Research Grant from the graduate school to work on their dissertation this summer.

Apr13

Congratulations to Dr. Ronald Simons and Dr. Leslie Gordon Simons who have received notification that their proposal "Biomarkers of Health Risk Among African American Couples" has been funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.