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Faculty Areas of Specialization

The Sociology Ph.D. program trains students in the fundamental skills of sociology. Students will explore connections across three main areas of specialization: crime, community, and culture and are trained in quantitative and qualitative methods. Graduates of the program are prepared for teaching and research positions in at the academic or professional level. 

Crime: Social Control and Violence
Community: Health, Environment and Place
Culture: Social Psychology, Religion, and Organizations 

Faculty and Graduate Student Research Groups
Religion and Society Group
Health, Engagement, and Research Team