Mission Statement of the Department of Sociology
“Guided by the Wisconsin Idea of service to the citizens of Wisconsin and beyond, the Department of Sociology conducts world-class research on important local and global social issues and prepares students for meaningful careers and lives of engaged citizenship.”
In the News
Jill Richardson’s dissertation research examines how a Montana-based non-profit, Blackfoot Challenge (BC), facilitates the exchange of knowledge between experts and laypeople for carnivore management. Her article titled, “The Cows May Safely Graze: Placing Expert-Lay Relationships …
In honor of his late advisor, Erik Olin Wright, graduate student Masoud Movahed wrote a commentary in “The Palgrave Encyclopedia of the Possible” detailing Wright’s Real Utopias Project.
More News and Updates
Assistant Professor Max Besbris’ book “Upsold” was selected by the Midwest Sociological Society for it’s Distinguished Book Award.
Congratulations to graduate student Taylor Laemmli for having her paper, “Workers and Their Foes: Low-Autonomy Precarious Work in the Service Triad,” selected for the Harry Braverman Award by the Labor Studies Division of the Society …