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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.

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Professor Jill Harrison quoted in Washington Post

Professor Jill Harrison was quoted in a March 2018 Washington Post article about the social and economic implications of recent changes in trade policy. Harrison, an expert on de-industrialization argues that reactions to these new economic tariffs can not be fully understood without considering how manufacturing remains core to rust belt identities. You can read the full article here:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2018/03/12/how-trade-became-a-dirty-word-in-parts-of-america/

Sociology Snippets – April 9, 2018

Hi all,

Welcome back to Spring Term! The flowers are blooming, birds are singing, and it’s still raining. This week we’ve got information on the new global health minor and opportunities for those of you interested in social impact careers. There are also several events of interest coming up focused on environmental and racial inequality.

Happy Spring and Go Ducks!

Prof. Pascoe Associate Professor, Sociology | David M. and Nancy L. Petrone Faculty Scholar | Undergraduate Program Director

Academic and Career Opportunities

Global Health Minor The Spring application cycle for new Global

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Memorial Service for Dr. Kavous Seyed-Emami

A Celebration of Life/memorial service for Dr. Kavous Seyed-Emami will be held Saturday February 24, 2-4 PM in Gerlinger Lounge. Please RSVP before Monday, February 21 at noon to both Nahla Bassil and Mohammad Maleki.