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  • UNLV Sociology's First Department Newsletter

    The UNLV Department of Sociology published its first Newsletter, Volume 1, with a message from the chair, updates on research, accolades, and activities among faculty and students, and of course lots of photos!

  • UNLV Sociology Hosts Scholars from Augsburg, Germany

    Dr. David Dickens hosts a group of Cultural Geography faculty and students from the University of Augsburg in Germany on February 23, 2015.  The German scholars are conducting research on American urban areas, with topics in Vegas related to water scarcity, residential stratification, migration, and life outside of the strip.

  • UNLV Sociologists Study “Life is Beautiful”

    Led by Associate Professor Michael Ian Borer, a team of sociologists conducted an urban "flash ethnography" during the Life is Beautiful Festival in downtown Las Vegas on October 24th-26th. The team was comprised of students enrolled in Dr. Borer's Capstone in Sociology Seminar (SOC 496) and PhD students.

  • Elijah Anderson visits UNLV Sociology

    The AKD Chapter at the UNLV Department of Sociology Department was proud to host the 1st Annual Speaker Symposia with an iconic sociologist, Professor Elijah Anderson, on March 13, 2014. Pictured are Dr. Anderson with Associate Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator Christie Batson and several AKD undergraduate students.

  • AKD - Sociology Honor Society

    Learn about joining Alpha Kappa Delta - The International Society in Sociology.