Research Overview

Matthew Desmond speaking housing and povertySociology is an extensive academic field with several interest areas.

Faculty examine the following areas of study using the principles of sociology: economics, education, environmental study, families, gender, health, history, law, politics,  population health, politics, race,  social movements, social stratification, urban and rural communities – to name just a few.  Our faculty conduct research in 32 different areas.

You can learn more about these research areas and which faculty conduct research in these areas here.

Many faculty conduct their research with the centers listed here.