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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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New faculty interviews on Boy Scouts; sexual harassment and masculinity

Professor CJ Pascoe provided her insights into the recent decision to allow girls to join the Boy Scouts in an interview with NPR affiliate KJZZ. The interview can be listened to here:

Professor Pascoe also gave an interview to Mel Magazine about sexual harassment and masculinity for their website, which can be read here:

Sociology Snippets – November 1, 2017

Happy First Day of November! 

We may be all sugar crashing from yesterday’s festivities but in this week’s Sociology Snippets we have some interesting leadership, career and educational opportunities for you. As always if you have information you would like me to share or questions about sociology, please feel free to contact me.

Have a great week and Go Ducks!

Professor Pascoe

Associate Professor | David M. and Nancy L. Petrone Faculty Scholar | Undergraduate Program Director Department of Sociology | University of Oregon 510-301-1771 Office Hours: Wed 11:00-12:00; 1:00-3:00 |


Colloquium 11/13/17: “Impossible Choices: How Workers Manage Unpredictable Scheduling Practices”

We are excited to announce next week’s colloquium featuring a team of our departments fantastic researchers, Camila Alvarez, Lola Loustaunau, Larissa Petrucci and Ellen Scott. Their presentation is titled “Impossible Choices: How Workers Manage Unpredictable Scheduling Practices.” We hope to see you there on November 13th, 2017 in PLC 714 at 12pm.