Recent HSOC News

Current News and Events

  • Allen Hyde Publishes Research on Labor Unions and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    Allen Hyde

    December 10, 2018

    Innovative work ties labor union density and pollution emissions.
  • McEver Program Turns a Page with Appointment of Steven Usselman

    Steven Usselman

    November 27, 2018

    Steven Usselman, the new H. Bruce McEver Professor of Engineering and the Liberal Arts, is assembling an advisory group from Georgia Tech’s engineering programs and working to expand his engineering in history course to be more accessible to many more students. Eventually he wants to develop a minor in engineering and the liberal arts.

  • Allen Hyde Awarded Climate Change Research Grant

    Climate Resilience

    November 26, 2018

    Allen Hyde and Jenny McGuire (EAS) received a grant from the Climate Change Fellows program at Georgia Tech to research climate resilience from different social-ecological system perspectives.
  • McDonald Receives Service Award from North American Society for the Sociology of Sport

    Mary G. McDonald

    November 20, 2018

    Mary G. McDonald has received the Service Excellence Award from the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport (NASSS).  The award recognizes McDonald for service throughout her career to the association, as well the field of the sociology of sport. It was presented during the association’s annual conference in Vancouver this November.

  • HSOC Undergraduate Research Symposium

    HSOC Undergraduate Research Symposium FA18 logo

    November 16, 2018

    Come and hear HTS majors and other doing history and sociology research at this fantastic event.
  • Steve Usselman Named H. Bruce McEver Professor of Engineering and Liberal Arts

    Steve Usselman

    October 22, 2018

    Congratulations to Steve Usselman, who has been named H. Bruce McEver Professor of Engineering and the Liberal Arts.
  • Congratulations to Kimberly Molina-Veronico

    Kimberly Molina-Veronico

    October 22, 2018

    Kim was awarded a 2018 Fall Star English Learner Excellence in Achievement Award, which is awarded to students who at one point between their K-12 careers were English learners in the ESOL program and then went on to become Valedictorian or Salutatorian.
  • History and Sociology Club Meeting

    HSOC Club

    October 10, 2018

    The History and Sociology Club will be meeting tomorrow at 6 PM in room G10 of the Old Civil Engineering Building.
  • Rebecca Watts Hull PhD Defense

    Rebecca Watts Hull

    October 3, 2018

    Today at 2pm in the Mel Rebecca Watts Hull will be presenting her thesis titled "Winning Real Food on Campus: The Role of Opportunity Structures, Strategic Capacity, and Identity in the Outcomes of Student Campaigns."
  • Congratulations to Alice Clifton

    Alice Clifton

    September 19, 2018

    Congratulations to Alice Clifton on the approval of her dissertation proposal and her admission to PhD candidacy. Alice's dissertation is tentatively titled "Manning the Tennessee Valley Authority, 1933-1953."