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Why Sociology?

"It challenges me intellectually and makes me critically engage with my social environment every day. It has changed and shaped my worldview. Also, the professors I’ve had at UMass are engaging, smart, and always willing to help."

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Michelle Budig elected as an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow
Michelle Budig elected as an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow.
May 20, 2024
Tomaskovic-Devey, Center for Employment Equity Featured
UMass Amherst has a featured story about the Center for Employment Equity, founded and co-directed by Professor Donald Tomaskovic-Devey, along with Professor Lee Badgett and Professor Fidan Kurulus of the economics department.
March 27, 2024
Lundquist Honored as Fall 2021 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer
Jennifer Lundquist, Professor of Sociology and SBS Senior Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, has been selected for the Fall 2021 Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series.
March 27, 2024