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Faculty Research Areas

What do we study and how?

Graduate Programs

MA and PhD in Sociology; MS in Criminology (new!)

Undergraduate Programs

Major or Minor in Sociology or Criminology

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Diversity and Anti-Racism Statement

Our commitment to inclusion

Welcome to the UB Department of Sociology

We offer a vibrant, stimulating intellectual home for both faculty and students to conduct high-impact research, taking pride in the quality of our instruction, our immersive study abroad programs, and our record of alumni achievement in a rapidly changing global society. We invite you to join our community of scholars!

"I credit a lot of my success both in school and now in my career to the sociology professors at UB."
– Bridget Scott, BA '16

Meet Our Faculty

Sociology faculty at graduation.

Meet Our Graduate Students

Sociology graduate students and faculty apple picking.

Meet Our Undergraduates

Students from the UB Semester in London.

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