Sociology at the University of Hawaiʻi

The Department of Sociology at UH Mānoa examines patterns and dynamics of social relations, while paying special attention to issues of social justice. The department covers many major dimensions of sociology and over time has developed academic expertise and excellence in the following domains:

  1. Race, ethnicity, gender, and class
  2. Health, aging, and medical sociology
  3. Asia, Pacific, and Hawaiʻi in regional and global contexts
  4. Crime, law, and social control
  5. Nationalism, globalization, and sustainability

You will find a highly engaged faculty - both in research and teaching - that take an active interest in making our interconnected world a better place.

PhD student Keqing Zhang and Dr. Wei Zhang just published a new article in Journal of Applied Gerontology, "Adverse Childhood Experiences and Mild Cognitive Impairment in Later Life: Exploring Rural/Urban and Gender Differences Using CHARLS." Read it here: https://t.co/xDprhRzPzQ

Dr. Manfred Steger critically engages with core concepts of globalization and proposes new measures for addressing the processes in "Two Limitations of Globalization Theory," a new article in [Global Perspectives]. #Globalization #Sociology

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Two Limitations of Globalization Theory

Although globalization theories have flourished over the last four decades, they are still struggling to overcome some...

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Concluding our Fall 2021 Colloquium Series, Dr. Maile Arvin's talk "Refusing Possession Through Whiteness: Against Social Scientific Logics of Race and Transinstitutionalization in Hawaiʻi" is TODAY 3PM HST! Thanks cosponsors @uhm_es @huiainapilipili @kithandkoko @JenDarrahOkike

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PhD student Nathalie P. Rita has coauthored a new article in Ethnic and Racial Studies, “I have an accent, so people know I’m not from here”: a racial and ethnic analysis of international STEM faculty in Hawai‘i" ! @NathaliePRita

PhD student Nathalie P. Rita has coauthored a new article in Ethnic and Racial Studies, “I have an accent, so people know I’m not from here”: a racial and ethnic analysis of international STEM faculty in Hawai‘i" ! @NathaliePRita
Marina Karides@marina_karides

Aloha Twitter, new article with Nathalie P. Rita: @NathaliePRita
https://t.co/qSL9VNtMjn

Check out the new nuanced Op-Ed by Soc PhD student Laura Rouse and Dr. Nick Chagnon, published by Civil Beat, titled: "Consider the Unintended Consequences of Vaccine Mandates." @CivilBeat
@nickchagnon @laurarouse_

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Consider The Unintended Consequences Of Pandemic Mandates

Be mindful of the implications of broad, sweeping state action. The lessons of history are clear.

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Please join us next week for Dr. Maile Arvin's talk, "Refusing Possession Through Whiteness: Against Social Scientific Logics of Race and Transinstitutionalization in Hawaiʻi" on Dec. 7, 3PM HST! Thanks to cosponsors @uhm_es @huiainapilipili @kithandkoko ~ https://t.co/DYco5LOmXy

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