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Department of Sociology

Sociology doctoral student Marta Soligo poses at Montelago Village at Lake Las Vegas
Dec 4, 2018
Research

A native of Italy, Marta Soligo researches the Italian "flavor" of some Southern Nevada tourist attractions.


man with video camera
Oct 24, 2018
People

Publisher, writer, and all-around artist Pj Perez offers advice on pursuing dreams.


five people holding laptops up to faces
Oct 16, 2018
Campus News

Growing demand drives growth in online courses. Here are the people and tools helping faculty cross the digital divide.


woman in front of sociology sign
Sep 5, 2018
People

This student’s summer research on microaggressions against queer black males was no small task.


UNLV logo with palm tree in background
Jul 12, 2018
Campus News

A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.


Ranita Ray
Jun 15, 2018
Campus News

Assistant sociology professor Ranita Ray says black and brown youth are not social problems and their futures are worthy of investment.


Silhouette of man sitting in a dark room in front of a glowing computer screen.
Jun 5, 2018
Research

Technology carries the promise to make our lives easier, but at what price? UNLV sociologist Simon Gottschalk explains his research in a new book.


Portrait Bo Bernhard
May 10, 2018
Research

Vegas native Bo Bernhard’s research on the city’s top industry, hospitality and gaming, informs billion-dollar business decisions around the world and closer to home.


Portraits of Claudia Keelan and Georgiann Davis
Mar 14, 2018
Research

Georgiann Davis and Claudia Keelan earned top honors from the Nevada System of Higher Education for their research and creative accomplishments.


Portrait of Amanda Gordon, Alumni Board and Volunteer Relations Coordinator
Feb 26, 2018
People

So married to UNLV that she had her wedding reception on campus, this alum says working at her alma mater is a natural progression.


Alyssa Crittenden
Dec 26, 2017
Research

UNLV researchers made international headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2017.


Gold Butte National Monument Petroglyphs
Jun 22, 2017
Business and Community

Sociology-based program connects students to community issues and social justice causes.


Gwynn Hobbs Grant speaks at a podium
Jun 1, 2017
Athletics

Former UNLV basketball player Gwynn Hobbs Grant encourages Native American youths to create their own success.


Apr 27, 2017
Business and Community

Offered for the first time this year, the Community Engagement Awards recognize four UNLV employees for commitment to community-focused research and service.