Sociology is the study of social life, social change, and the social causes and consequences of human behavior. Since all human behavior is social, few fields have such broad scope and relevance for research, theory, and the application of knowledge.

Fraser Hall with a Rainbow



Recent Faculty Publications

Click here to read Joane Nagel and Darcy Sullivan's new publication "Code Red: Addressing Menstrual Needs During Emergencies" in Natural Hazards

Why Sociology?

A sociology major can give you the knowledge of social relations and society that will enhance your career opportunities.

What Can I Do With a Degree in Sociology?

Discover Sociology: Understand Yourself and Society
Change the World!



Statement of Solidarity against Anti-Asian Racism and Violence


Statement of Solidarity with the Black Lives Matter Movement


Doctoral Students on the Job Market
Graduate Student Kudos

Recent PhD graduate Danny Alvord will start a Visiting Assistant Professor position at Bucknell University this August!

Spring 2021 PhD graduate Joelle Spotswood is the recipient of KU's 2021 Argersinger Dissertation Award!

Congrats to Grad Studies Summer Research Scholarship recipients Jenny Duenas and Kafayat Mahmoud!

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