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Prof. Kato’s Work on Gentrification Featured in The Daily Show

An article written by Prof. Kato and her colleagues that was published by The Conversation was recently featured in The Daily Show segment on.…

September 8, 2022


Sociology Seniors Present Final Posters

Our graduating seniors presented their final projects on Tuesday, May 3, at the Sociology.…

May 12, 2022


Fighting for Food Justice: Sociology Professor Yuki Kato Researches Intersectional Effects of Gentrification in DC

Urban sociologist and assistant professor Yuki Kato, Ph.D., is working to bring awareness to issues related to urban agriculture in Washington, DC. An advocate for environmental…

March 3, 2022


Prof. Kato Awarded Grant To Study D.C. Food Growers

Prof. Yuki Kato was awarded a grant by the Jessie Ball duPont Fund to study access to resources and inequity among urban growers in Washington, D.…

January 13, 2022


Prof. McCabe Co-Writes Washington Post Op-ed

Prof. Brian McCabe and his undergraduate research assistant, Kenan Dogan (SFS '23), together wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post on D.C.'s Fair Election Program, its effects on…

November 5, 2021


Sociology Appears at the Fall 2021 Majors Fair

The Sociology Department took part in the annual Majors Fair this year, helping students explore new interests and encouraging them to join.…

October 22, 2021


Prof. McCabe Shares New Report on D.C.’s Public Campaign Finance System

Prof. Brian McCabe, with co-author Kenan Dogan (SFS ‘23), examines the Fair Elections program, a public campaign finance system that “aims to transform the way political…

September 19, 2021


Alumna Charlotte Matthews Awarded Second Place in Undergraduate Student Paper Competition

2020 Sociology graduate Charlotte Matthews, co-winner of the 2020 Senior Thesis Award, received second place in Alpha Kappa Delta’s 2021 Undergraduate Student Paper. …

September 7, 2021


Prof. Fields Featured in President DeGioia’s Georgetown Now Video Series

Prof. Corey Fields sat down (virtually) with University President John J. DeGioia as part of Georgetown Now, a series that has also featured Profs. McCabe and Rosen. Prof. Fields…

March 23, 2021


Yu Huang, Martínez Sánchez Selected for 2021 Chester Gillis Award

Each year, the College Academic Council (CAC) recognizes two students who embody the values of a liberal arts education in the Jesuit tradition through the Chester Gillis Award.…

March 12, 2021