Congratulations Professor Swicegood!
Professor Gray Swicegood received the KU Leuven Medal of Honor in the Humanities and Social Sciences from the University of Leuven in Belgium, where he has been directing their study abroad program in connection with UIUC. Please join us in congratulating him.
Craig Chamberlain, Social Sciences Editor for the Illinois News Bureau, writes about Professor Bayat's research and new book entitled Revolution without Revolutionaries: Making Sense of the Arab Spring. To read the article click the announcement title above. Then, click the more information link.
Sociology Department Head, Dr. Kevin Leicht, speaks with David Brown of The Texas Standard about the changing definitions of the middle class. To listen to the interview, or read some of the highlights, click the title link above, then click More Information.
Director of the LAS Teaching Academy in ATLAS!!
Dan Steward has been named the new Director of the LAS Teaching Academy in ATLAS!! His role is to stimulate new thinking and the spread of best teaching practices in the college. Please join us in congratulating him.
Professor Leicht, Head of the Department of Sociology, speaks with News Bureau social sciences editor Craig Chamberlain. To read the article click the announcement title above. Then, click the more information link.