University of California, Berkeley


The Department of Sociology is a product of the depth and breadth of its faculty, their varying fields of interests and methodological styles, and the high caliber and diversity of the students. The department offers intellectual scope and theoretical strength. Current faculty are carrying out scholarly inquiries and empirical studies in the following fields, among others: social inequalities, race and ethnic relations, gender, education, political sociology, development and globalization, economy and society, organizations and work, sociology of culture, social networks, religion, historical and comparative studies, demography, urban sociology, poverty, welfare states, and social theory.

Undergraduate Program

Sociology: BA

Graduate Program

Sociology: PhD

Visit Department Website



Contact Information

Department of Sociology

410 Social Sciences Building

Phone: 510-642-4766

Fax: 510-642-0659

Visit Department Website

Department Chair

David Harding

410 Social Sciences Building

Phone: 510-642-4766

Head Graduate Advisor

Cihan Tugal

410 Social Sciences Building

Director of Student Services

Anne Meyers

428 Social Sciences Building

Phone: 510-643-4630

Graduate Advisor

Catherine Norton

422 Social Sciences Building

Phone: 510-642-1657

Graduate Admissions & Curriculum Adviser

Amie Thach-Acik

430 Social Sciences Building

Phone: 510-642-1445

Back to Top