Department of Sociology in the News

August 13, 2018: The New York Times described research published by assistant professor Kjerstin Gruys in its article on the controversial new Netflix series entitled 'Insatiable.'

April 6, 2018: Two sociology students featured in Nevada Today for undergraduate research awards to help solve local community problems.

December 8, 2017:  Professor Mariah Evans and her social neuroscience group of collaborators authored an article in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience on improving thealignment between teen physiology and school start times.

October 3, 2017: Professor and Chair, Marta Elliot, established a scholarship endowment to support students with mental illness.

September 18, 2017: Professor Kjerstin Gruys of the Department of Sociology at the University of Nevada, Reno was quoted in an article in the Christian Science Monitor about the portrayal of women of all sizes in the media stimulated by the new NBC show "This is Us" starring Sonya Renee Taylor.

March 23, 2017: Professor Kjerstin Gruys was quoted in USA Today on internalized sexism.

March 13, 2017: Professor Mariah Evans was interviewed on the social factors that influence happiness.

December 5, 2015: Professor Evans was quoted in The New York Times for her research on books in the home.