Welcome to Sociology@Brown!
Our research and teaching is guided by the systematic and scientific investigation of human behavior and social life. Sociology connects. Sociology clarifies. Sociology empowers students to engage effectively with the world around them. We invite you to join us.
Faculty and students both work within the department and are linked to a variety of research centers at Brown—such as:
- Business, Entrepreneurship and Organizations (BEO)
- Ethnic Studies
- Graduate Program in Development (GPD)
- Institute at Brown for Environment & Society (IBES)
- Population Studies & Training Center (PSTC)
- Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning
- Social Science Research Lab (SSRL)
- Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4)
- The Taubman Center for Public Policy
- Urban Studies
- The Watson Institute for International Studies