Prison museums are proliferating and more popular than ever. Michelle Brown, associate professor of sociology, weighs in on the reasoning behind re-purposing former prisons into museum
Department of Sociology News
The Conversation interviewed Asafa Jalata of sociology about country-wide protests in Ethiopia.
The Knoxville News Sentinel interviewed Robert Durán, assistant professor of sociology, for a story about the reasons that drive Knoxville gang membership.
The Marshall Project, a nonprofit journalism website, interviewed Michelle Brown for a story examining how old penitentiaries are repurposed and given new life.
A UT lecture will explore the interactions of professional black men in a predominantly white male workplace at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 3.
The Chattanooga Times Free Press this week interviewed Robert Duran, an assistant professor of sociology, for a story about a new ‘Blue Lives Matter’ billboard in the city that is stirring debate.
The College of Arts and Sciences celebrated outstanding faculty with awards in diversity leadership, advising, teaching, research, academic outreach, and service on December 1 at the annual Faculty Awards Ceremony held at the Holiday Inn-Downtown.
The Utah Standard Examiner interviewed Robert Durán for this story about the nuanced purposes and memberships of gangs.
A UT sociology professor’s expertise in social psychology and human behavior will be critical to addressing the nation’s infrastructure challenges.
The News Sentinel featured Jon Shefner, head of the Department of Sociology, in a story this week about a privatization forum.