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.

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        Recent Faculty Publications                  

         Click here for the Sociology                   Department's Summer 2021        Newsletter (pdf)

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
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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

PhD student Sam Kendrick has a new article out in Sexuality and Culture - way to go!

Congrats to PhD student Matt Erickson - his article with Dr. Kim is out in Social Forces!

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

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