Sociology News and Events
15 Apr

Six Sociology MA students presented their original research at the Southern Sociological Conference held in Atlanta, Georgia.

5 Apr

Dr. Laura Backstrom published her first book entitled Weighty Problems: Embodied Inequality at a Children’s Weight Loss Camp (Rutgers University Press, 2019).

14 Mar

Two FAU sociology faculty present their papers at the Eastern Sociological Society Conference in Boston.

1 Mar

The Sociology Department will award a $300 prize to the student who produces the best sociology paper during academic year Fall 2018-Spring 2019. A $100 award will go to the first runner-up.

20 Feb

“‘A Give Grief Kind of Guy’: Help-Seeking, Status, and the Experience of Helpers at a University IT Help Desk” by Dr. Lotus Seeley was published in Symbolic Interaction in February 2019.

15 Feb

Dr. Philip Lewin published “‘Coal is not just a Job; It’s a Way of Life’: The Cultural Politics of Coal Production in Central Appalachia” in the February 2019 issue of Social Problems.