Faculty Research Spotlight: Dr. Christina Steidl, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology

Mar 23, 2021

Each March, in honor of Women’s History Month, the names of Marie Curie, Kathryn Johnson, and others are paraded about as we celebrate women’s historical contributions to science, mathematics, engineering, and technology (STEM). Yet, our …

Winning Lebanon
Dr. Dylan Baun explores history of Middle East youth movements in new book

Nov 10, 2020

Dr. Dylan Baun, an assistant professor in the Department of History in The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), a part of The University of Alabama System, has published a new book. Winning Lebanon: Youth Politics, Populism, and the …

Sociology’s newest class is ripped from the headlines and uncovers white collar crime

Oct 28, 2020

The Department of Sociology opens their special topics course White Collar Crime in the Spring of 2021. The course is led by Dr. Robert Thomson, Assistant Professor, whose research is focused on crime, religion, and social …

Soc Students Conference
Undergraduate Sociology students present at the Mid-South Sociological Association Annual Conference

Oct 28, 2020

Despite the changes COVID-19 has brought to research and conferences, the Department of Sociology was able to see two of their undergraduate scholars present at the Mid-South Sociological Association Annual Conference.  Alex Haynes (Sociology …

Dr. Jennifer Sims wins 2020 Mid-South Sociological Association Book Award

Oct 19, 2020

UAH Assistant Professor Dr. Jennifer Patrice Sims has won the 2020 Stanford M.  Lyman Distinguished Book Award for her co-authored book Mixed-Race in the US and UK: Comparing the Past, Present, and Future (Emerald Publishing, 2020). The award is …

View of Morton Hall Renovations & new extension from across the quad.
Morton Hall reopens with 21st century panache, versatility

Sep 17, 2020

It’s a fact of life: change is inevitable. And Morton Hall has witnessed its fair share over the past six decades. The historic structure houses the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHS) at the University of Alabama in …

Kathy Chan Painted Violin with Poster
Violin painted by alumna Kathy Chan speaks a language both universal and unique

May 27, 2020

Internationally renowned artist and University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) alumna Kathy Chan has created a new work she hopes will inspire UAH Art and Music students and faculty for many years to …

Online dating probably will get a boost from pandemic, UAH sociologist says

May 04, 2020

Online dating’s popularity probably will get a boost from the coronavirus pandemic, says an assistant professor of sociology at …

Jennifer Sims
UAH professor publishes new book on mixed-race at home and abroad

Nov 21, 2019

Dr. Jennifer Patrice Sims, Assistant Professor of Sociology at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) recently published her second book, Mixed-Race in the US and UK: Comparing the Past, Present, and Future coauthored with UK-based scholar …

Seven get New Faculty Research awards

Dec 04, 2018

Seven new tenure-track faculty members at UAH will share $62,518 in 2018-19 New Faculty Research (NFR) awards from UAH's Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic …