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Launching this fall, a new Master's in Public Safety Leadership and Administration (PLA) - developed jointly by the Department of Sociology, the Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice, and the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law - will meet the needs of professionals in a broad array of
Sociology Professor Sonal Desai was recently elected President of the Population Association of America. The Population Association of America is an interdisciplinary association of demographers that supports and promotes high-quality population research.
Sociology Professor Rashawn Ray was recently honored with the District of Columbia Sociological Society's 2020 Morris Rosenberg Award. The award recognizes Dr. Ray's outstanding sociological achievements over several years as a member of the department's faculty and a fellow at the Brookings Institution.
Associate Professor Dawn Dow has won the American Sociological Association's 2020 William J. Goode Book Award for her latest monograph, Mothering While Black: Boundaries and Burdens of Middle-Class Parenthood.