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The department has a history of concentrated research and teaching in global social change and social inequality.

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Versatile Career Paths

Graduates conduct research in universities around the world and occupy key staff positions in a variety of sociological research organizations and government agencies.

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The Sociology major helps students develop expertise by exposing them to research and teaching in several areas central to the discipline.

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AAS 2024 Book Award Winners Announced

Ho-fung Hung, Henry M. and Elizabeth P. Wiesenfeld Professor in Political Economy, received the Joseph Levenson Prize (China, post-1900) for his book City on the Edge: Hong Kong Under Chinese Rule (Cambridge […]