Welcome to the Georgia State University Department of Sociology’s inaugural Celebration of Scholarship! Sociological scholarship offers a unique lens through which to understand complex social processes, systems of inequality, community institutions, and dynamic patterns of group interaction, whether present in our backyard of metro Atlanta or in other corners… more »
The University’s promotion process is now officially complete. More important, We are thrilled to formally announce that members of our faculty were successful in this process
Our Chair, Dr. Eric Wright received the Hosea Williams Community Service Award at the 34th Annual MLK Commemoration Ceremony. Congrats!!!
(Pictured with #SOCI Ph.D. student, Bernard McCrary)
Here is the #GSUSOCI Field School Community Service Video in Vine City Park – March 2016
Please help us in congratulating Ph.D. candidate Chandra Ward-Stefanik on being selected as an Southern Regional Education Board – State Doctoral Scholars dissertation fellow.
Chandra’s dissertation examines how the disruption of place based social ties influence the well-being of former public housing residents both prior to and after relocation. She is using panel data that she helped… more »
New research from GSU’s Dr. Kail (and co-author Dawn Carr, FSU) offers us findings that could improve the health of seniors! Volunteering is possibly part of the solution.
Atlanta Youth Count & Needs Assessment 2016 Report There are 3,374 homeless and runaway youth in shelters, on the streets or in other precarious housing situations in the Atlanta metro area, according to the results of a project by Georgia State University and its partners to count and assess the area’s homeless youth.The estimate comes… more »
Please join us in congratulating 6 of our Grad Students on being selected as the 2016-2017 #GSUSOCI Urban Fellows. The Urban Fellows Program is an interdisciplinary initiative of the Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth in the College of Law. Top graduate students are selected from across #GSU and… more »
It is with great pleasure that we announce the promotion of three outstanding faculty members;
Dr. Erin Ruel – Promoted to Professor.
Dr. Tomeka Davis – Promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure
Dr. Matt Gayman – Promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure
Dr. Mindy Stombler was recently awarded the first annual Graduate Pedagogical Mentorship Award at Georgia State University. This award, presented by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning honors a faculty member who has served as a mentor and inspiration to graduate student teachers.
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