In Memory of Ben Agger

Ben Agger, founding Director of the Center for Theory, passed away suddenly during the Summer of 2015. The following is an article written by The Shorthorn, the University of Texas’ student newspaper.

Ben Agger, sociology and anthropology professor, die

55ad715abfb66-imageBen Agger will never know how life-changing he was to Chad Austin.

Agger, sociology and anthropology professor, headed sociology graduate student Austin’s thesis committee. His thesis includes his journey through his 170-pound weight loss and research on Body Dysmorphic Disorder—when a person becomes obsessed with imaginary defects in his or her appearance. Continue reading “In Memory of Ben Agger”

In Memory of Ben Agger