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The Department of Sociology at the University of Colorado Boulder can be found in the Ketchum Building. Our department has nearly two dozen full-time faculty members, and our research spans many common areas of specialization, with highly respected scholarship in qualitative and quantitative methodology. Faculty research areas of expertise include:

  • Criminology
  • Cultural Sociology
  • Environment, Hazards, and Disasters
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Health and Medicine
  • Life Course, Aging, and Youth
  • Political Economy
  • Population
  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Social Psychology and Emotions

As a well-respected center for teaching and research in its own right, the Department of Sociology at the University of Colorado is increasingly recognized for its world-renowned research and teaching faculty, its respected programs, and its active and engaged graduate student body.