Sociology Department

The traditional breakfast in the VU this morning was followed by the presentation of the annual Awards for Excellence and President Randhawa's Opening Convocation remarks.

This year's award winners are:

Outstanding Faculty Leadership Award: Karen Rohrbauck Stout…

More than 50 Western Washington University students and graduates received Outstanding Graduate honors for the 2018-19 academic year. 

Faculty members from dozens of academic departments and programs select one graduate to honor as the Outstanding Graduate of the…

Retiring Western Washington University Sociology professor Lucky Tedrow has published new innovative findings on the working lives of major league baseball pitchers.

In collaboration with David Swanson of University of California at Riverside, Jack Taymen of the University of California…

Ten Western Washington University student-athletes have been named recipients of Great Northwest Athletic Conference Faculty Athletics Representative’s Scholar-Athlete awards for 2017-18.

Presented annually to the most outstanding student-athletes at each GNAC institution, the award…

Retirement Reception for Lucky Tedrow and Jay Teachman

Friday, June 1 at 4:00 pm

Miller Hall Collaborative Space

Please join us for cake and drinks as we celebrate the careers of Lucky Tedrow and Jay Teachman.

 

The University of Pennsylvania's Jonathan Zimmerman will Present 'Censorship and Free Speech on College Campuses in the Age of Trump' at 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1 in Communications Facility 120.

The presentation is free and open to the public.

At a time when campuses around the…

This stigma hasn't necessarily abated since the publishing of "Fifty Shades of Grey," the bestselling erotic romance novel from British author E.L. James that spurred two sequels and a blockbuster film franchise. That series was many readers' first forays into erotic fiction,…

Western Washington University’s Everett programming was the perfect fit for recent graduate Christina Cariker.

Cariker, a Teacher Education Outreach Program student, was able to study abroad, take night classes and get hands-on experience as a…

Socializing and feeling like you are part of the community is important for maintaining your mental health.

Single people have a lower body mass index (BMI.)

That’s according to a study published in the Journal of Family issued in 2015.

Experts found that single…

“Because China went through such a tumultuous period of time, Chinese people are very resilient, sensitive, attuned to events around them,” says Luo Baozhen, a sociology professor at Western Washington University.

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