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Every year, our department strives to continue its legacy of excellence in the field of Sociology through outstanding scholarly research, teaching, and public engagement. Our faculty are internationally and nationally prominent; we have a history of leadership in professional organizations. Our faculty and graduate students are engaged in exciting, socially meaningful research; many of them have been featured in the media this year.

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Bandana Purkayastha and Andrew Moiseff, CLAS associate deans, hand out diplomas at the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) Commencement ceremony one at Gampel Pavilion on May 7, 2023.

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Bhoomi Thakore, a professor in the Department of Sociology, teaches SOCI 2830. Class, Power, and Inequality in the Austin Building on Feb. 26, 2024. (Bri Diaz/UConn Photo)

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  • Kim Price-Glynn: UConn Today
    Students from Professor Kim Price-Glynn’s Sociology of Carework course visited Ebony Horsewomen, Inc. (EHI) in Hartford. The EHI trip was made possible by a Hartford Matters Teaching Grant awarded to Price-Glynn.
    Posted on May 8, 2024

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