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Department of Sociology

The Department of Sociology at the University of Oregon has an unbroken line of descent dating back to when formal courses in sociology were first taught at the University in 1894.  Our primary strengths are in gender, political & economic sociology, and the sociology of the environment. Each year more than 3,000 students enroll in approximately 86 courses offered by the Department of Sociology. The department has about 50 Ph.D. students and 575 undergraduate majors.  Read more about us…

It’s Back: Minor in Sociology!

You asked, and we responded – the sociology minor has returned!  Contact the sociology office in 736 PLC for more information and to sign up, or contact Elizabeth Milner at emilner@uoregon.edu. To find out more about the major and minor requirements, click here.

Department News

February 10, 2016

Winter Colloquium 2/15/16

The next colloquium of winter term will be held this Monday, February 15th.  Sociology professor Jill Harrison will present: “Work, Culture and Interpretive Understandings of Disaster: Louisiana Shrimp Fishers and the BP Oil Spill”

The event will be held from 12-1 in 714 PLC.  Light refreshments will be provided.

February 3, 2016

Winter Colloquium 2/8/16

The next colloquium of winter term will be held this Monday, February 8th.  Sociology professor Aaron Gullickson will present: “Essential Measures: Race, Ancestry, and Social Difference.”

The event will be held from 12-1 in 714 PLC.  Light refreshments will be provided.

 



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