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.

Degrees Offered


Application Deadlines

Fall Application Deadline
December 1, 2017

Contact Information

Department of Sociology website


Phone: 303-735-2335