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 it attracts. 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

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Contact Information

Department of Sociology

410 Social Sciences Building

Phone: 510-642-4766

Fax: 510-642-0659

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Department Chair

David Harding

410 Social Sciences Building

Director of Student Services

Anne Meyers

428 Social Sciences Building

Phone: 510-643-4630

Undergraduate Advisor

Cristina Rojas

424 Social Sciences Building

Phone: 510-642-3330

Undergraduate Advisor

Seng Saelee

426 Social Sciences Building

Phone: 510-643-5815

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