Dr. Tamir Sorek is an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the Humboldt University in Berlin for 2013/14. In the photo, Dr. Sorek is thinking about the next sentence in the book he is writing about the collective memory of the Palestinians in Israel (Berlin, Germany, August 2013)

Dr. Tamir Sorek has been selected to receive a University of Florida Research Foundation (UFRF) Professorship Award

These Professorships were created by UFRF to recognize faculty who have established a distinguished record of research and scholarship that is expected to lead to continuing distinction in their field.

Congratulations to Ron Floridia 2014-2015 Graduate Student Teaching Award

A reception will be held to present the award on Thursday, April 23 at 3:30pm in the Friends of Music Room.


Women’s History Month Reception

Sociology doctoral students Lauren Gilbert and Tianhan Gui were honored as finalists for the Madelyn Lockhart Dissertation Fellowship and Emerging Scholar Award by the UF Association for Academic Women. They… Read More

Congratulations to our majors that have been inducted into Phi Beta Kappa!

Kelsey Ann  Green, Samantha L. Adams, Luke Bosso and Cristina Villarroel

zsembik, Barbara photo 5.3.13

Dr. Zsembik awarded William R. Jones 2014 Outstanding Mentor Award

An incredible honor for an incredible person! The William R. Jones Awards Committee has unanimously awarded Dr. Zsembik the 2014 Outstanding Mentor Award.  Dear Dr. Zsembik: Every year, during our… Read More


The promise and perils of road

A global map of the potential economic benefits of roads together with the environmental damage they can inflict provides a planning tool for sustainable development. Stephen G. Perz   The… Read More

Fagan ICHP Intl conf

Dr. Abby Fagan Presents a talk at the Global Violence Reduction Conference

ICHP Affiliate One of 150 Violence Prevention Experts at International WHO Conference Abigail A. Fagan, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Sociology, Criminology & Law and an Institute for… Read More


Dr. Chris Gibson was recently awarded funding from the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare

Dr. Chris Gibson was recently awarded funding from the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life, and Welfare to be be an international visiting scholar to conduct research in Sweden… Read More

Nevers and Kaduce

2014 Criminology & Law PhD: Kelesha Nevers

Kelesha Nevers, PhD and Escort, Professor Lonn Lanza-Kaduce

Rukus and Lane

Criminology & Law Class of 2014 Summer C PhD’s

Joe Rukus, PhD and his Escort Professor Jodi Lane


Sociology Class of 2014 PhD’s

Summer C Commencement August 8, 2014 at the O’Connell Center Pictured here:  Flavia Leite, PhD Candidate, Associate Professor Barbara Zsembik and Robert Cavazos, Ph.D