Welcome to Sociology

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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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  • Congratulations to our 2024 Award Winners!
    Please join us in congratulating Drs. Ingrid Semaan and Ryan Talbert, winners of 2024 awards in recognition of excellence in mentorship and teaching.
    Posted on April 8, 2024

Upcoming Events

  1. Apr 22 Dr. Borut Rončević: Social Sciences in Post-Socialist Transformations in Central and Eastern Europe 11:00am
  2. Apr 22 Earth Café 2024 3:30pm
  3. May 1 Sociology Award Ceremony 2:00pm
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