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Jeffrey Keith Olick

Professor
Department Chair
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Sociology
Office location and address
Randall 202
130 Hospital Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
AS-SOCI Dissertation Research Improvement Catalina Vallejo
Source: U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)
July 15, 2017 – June 30, 2018
Doctoral Dissertation Research: Irish Neutrality in Worl War II - Tara L. Tober
Source: U.S. NSF - Directorate Soc., Behav. & Eco. Science
August 15, 2011 – July 31, 2013
Doctoral Dissertation Research: How Employment Context Shapes Time and Stress Factors
Source: U.S. NSF - Directorate Soc., Behav. & Eco. Science
August 15, 2011 – July 31, 2013
SOC 1010: Introductory Sociology
Credits: 3
Studies the fundamental concepts and principles of sociology with special attention to sociological theory and research methods. Survey of the diverse substantive fields in the discipline with a primary emphasis on the institutions in contemporary American society.
SOC 2500: Special Topics in Sociology (J Term Course)
Credits: 3
Topics vary each J-Term session and will be announced.
SOC 5060: Contemporary Sociological Theory
Credits: 3
Considers the nature and purpose of sociological theory, and a survey of the most important contemporary theories and theorists. Prerequisite: SOC 5030, six credits of sociology or instructor permission; open to advanced undergraduates.
SOC 5559: New Course in Sociology
Credits: 1–4
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of sociology.
SOC 8030: Sociological Issues
Credits: 1
Studies contemporary issues effecting sociology as a science, as an academic discipline, and as a profession. Frequent guest lecturers.
SOC 8031: Sociology ProSeminar
Credits: 3
The ProSeminar provides an introduction for first year graduate students to the discipline and profession of Sociology, as well as to the Sociology Department.
SOC 8040: Sociological Issues
Credits: 1
Studies contemporary issues effecting sociology as a science, as an academic discipline, and as a profession. Frequent guest lecturers.
SOC 8999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For master's thesis, taken under the supervision of a thesis director.
SOC 9010: Directed Reading
Credits: 1–12
Independent study with a faculty member. 
SOC 9510: Advanced Topics in Culture
Credits: 3
This course covers selected topics in the sociological study of culture.
SOC 9998: Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Doctoral Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral research, taken before a dissertation director has been selected.
SOC 9999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of a dissertation director.