Track Director: Mark Suchman (on leave, AY 2022-23)
Interim Track Lead Advisor: Lisa Di Carlo
Concentration Advisors: John B. Diamond, Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve, Michael Kennedy, Laura López-Sanders, Josh Pacewicz, J. Timmons Roberts, and Carrie Spearin.
The Organizational Studies degree track (“OS”) provides a solid foundation in sociological theory and methods, coupled with a focused expertise in sociological research on work, management, leadership and entrepreneurship, spanning the businesses, non-profit, and government sectors. This track option is available in both Sociology and Social Analysis and Research concentrations. Students who successfully complete the OS degree track requirements will graduate with a transcript notation reading "Organizational Studies”.
Through this track, SOC and SAR concentrators develop crucial analytical and methodological skills for careers in:
- Public, private, and non-profit management and consulting
- Law, health, finance, public relations, information technology and other professions
- Commercial and social entrepreneurship
- International, national, and local activism and policy-making
- Organizational, economic, and market research
The Organizational Studies track also provides outstanding preparation for postgraduate study in a wide range of fields, including business and management, public policy, law, health sciences, and sociology.