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Sociology-based program connects students to community issues and social justice causes.
Former UNLV basketball player Gwynn Hobbs Grant encourages Native American youths to create their own success.
Sociology In The News
Following Charlottesville, a lot of terms have been used to describe the protesters on both sides. The most common ones are White Supremacist, White Nationalist, Neo-Nazi, the KKK and the alt-right. Dr. Robert Futrell at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas said he knows it can be confusing to differentiate the groups and he's been studying them for decades. He maintains that despite the different names their messages and goals are very similar.
Saturday's violence in Charlottesville, Virginia is bringing renewed attention on an old problem plaguing the country -- white supremacist groups and extremism. Experts say white supremacy started to reemerge from the shadows a decade ago and the Internet has helped in the growth and re-branding of an old idea.
Nearly a third of business leaders and technology analysts express “no confidence” that education and job training in the United States will evolve rapidly enough to match the next decade’s labor market demands, a new report from the Pew Research Center finds.
Born like a boy and a girl - the term used to be hermaphrodite but advocates say some in their community are uncomfortable with the word. They prefer intersex.
America is undergoing an extreme makeover, thanks to rapid demographic diversification. By 2050, you won’t even recognize her. But America’s transformation is more than skin-deep — it’s economic, too. Not only have waves of immigration changed the face of the nation, they’ve also ushered in fresh perspectives, skills and technologies to help the U.S. develop a strong adaptability to change.
Assistant Professor of Sociology
An expert in urban poverty and race
Assistant Professor, Sociology
An expert on the intersection of medicine and sex, gender, and sexuality
Associate Professor, Sociology
An expert in urban culture and interactions, popular culture, religion and spirituality, and the Boston Red Sox.