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UC Santa Barbara has received a grant of $225,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to launch a Sawyer Seminar entitled “Race, Precarity, and Privilege: Migration in a Global Context.”

The department will not be accepting graduate applications for the 21/22 academic year. 

Please see attachment for the Department of Sociology's Statement Against Racism.

Recently awarded the Abolitionist Teaching Network Grant


Congratulations to Professor France Winddance Twine, co-recipient of the American Sociological Association’s Race, Gender, and Class Section’s 2020 Distinguished Career Award.

UPDATE AS OF TODAY: Trump Administration Rescinds Visa Rule Amid Widespread Pushback (July 14, 2020)



Noah Friedkin was named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) — the worl

Along with fellow honoree, Oprah Winfrey

Sociology welcomes our newest faculty members, Assistant Professors Jean Beaman and Terrell Winder


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