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Sociology Department

Thank you for visiting the website of the Department of Sociology at the University of Maryland! Sociology is the study of social life and of the causes and consequences of people’s behavior. There has never been a more relevant time for the field.



As of 2021, the Department of Sociology has approximately 30 full-time faculty members and a number of affiliated faculty.

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Policies & Resources

Below is a list of several of the department's policies and procedures. You can also find a variety of helpful resources, including the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale, faculty publications, alumni resources, and more.