Department of Sociology

Improving Human Well-Being by Investigating Social Inequalities

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What's New for Spring 2020

The Department would like to welcome our newly hired lecturers for Spring 2020: Luciano Cruz (Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University) who will be teaching Minority Group Relations (SOC-355 Online) and Darwin Fishman (Ph.D., University of Maryland-College Park) who will be teaching Introduction to Social Problems (SOC-102) and Homicide in America (SOC-442). 


Social Protest

Protest and Resistance in Contemporary Democracies

The conference will take place on June 12-13, 2020 and will be a major international conference of social movement scholars to celebrate twenty-five years of publication for Mobilization.

Learn more by visiting the conference website.



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The department publishes Mobilization: An International Quarterly, a leading research journal in social movements and protest.

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Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) is an internationally recognized honor society that is open to all students.

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