Colloquium Schedule 2017-2018

UC San Diego’s Sociology Colloquium Speaker Series offers the opportunity to learn about the latest research from leading scholars in sociology and closely related fields. Presentations are followed by Q&A.

All colloquia are held either Tuesday or Thursday 12:30p-1:50p in SSB 101.



Job market practice talk series

October 12: Julia Rogers

October 17: Rawan Arar

October 19: Kevin Beck

October 26: Jane Lilly Lopez

November 16: Dan Davis

Colloquium series

November 30:  Maria Charles

Professor of Sociology, UC Santa Barbara



January 18: Javier Auyero,

Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Professor in Latin American Sociology, University of Texas at Austin (Co-Sponsored by the Studio for Tactical Ethnography)

January 25: Catherine Bliss

Associate Professor of Sociology, UC San Francisco (Co-Sponsored by the Center for Practical Ethics)

February 8: Mary Pattillo

Harold Washington Professor of Sociology and African American Studies, Northwestern University

February 15: David Fitzgerald

Professor of Sociology and Theodore E. Gildred Chair in U.S.-Mexican Relations, UC San Diego

February 22:  Fabio Rojas

Assistant Professor of Sociology, Indiana University Bloomington

March 1: Mark Juergensmeyer

Distinguished Professor of Sociology and the Kundan Kaur Kapany Endowed Chair, UC Santa Barbara



April 5: Michael Rodriguez Muñiz

Assistant Professor of Sociology and Latina/Latino Studies, Northwestern University

April 19: Ellis Monk

Assistant Professor of Sociology, Princeton University

April 26: Cicourel Lecture: Sabrina Strings

Assistant Professor of Sociology, UC Irvine

May 10: Gusfield Lecture: Molly Roberts

Assistant Professor of Political Science, UC San Diego

May 17: Natasha Iskander

Associate Professor of Public Policy, NYU Wagner School

May 31: Troy Duster and Ruha Benjamin

Chancellor’s Professor-Emeritus, UC Berkeley

Associate Professor of African American Studies, Princeton University (Co-Sponsored by the Department of Ethnic Studies)