Brown has ranked 24th in the U.S. News and World Report's Top Universities rankings this year for Sociology, raising rank from 25th in 2015 and 2016.
Also, in the Center for World University Rankings subject rankings, which ranks schools based on the number of faculty and student research articles in top-tier journals, Brown ranked No. 5 in substance abuse research, No. 7 in clinical psychology and No. 9 in biomedical social science.
(Distributed September 18, 2017)