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Sociology and Criminology & Law


Sociologists conduct research to understand the social forces that shape all of our lives, often in hopes of improving everyday life and the life chances of each person. Graduate studies in sociology provide the people skills and technical skills to organize information, communicate analytical research to academic and lay audiences, and prepare well-reasoned and carefully-written reports and documents that contribute to societal well-being. Our award-winning and internationally-known faculty successfully mentor graduate students to complete their studies and become established in their professional academic and nonacademic careers.

We have hired many new faculty in Sociology and invite you to explore their CVs to learn more about their research.