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From job interviews to first dates to diplomatic meetings, social interactions shape people's lives.  At the Department of Sociology at the University of Maryland, we study the micro and macro, from family organization to globalization, to better...

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As of Fall 2016, the Department of Sociology has 30 full-time faculty members and a number of affiliated faculty. It is ranked in the top 25 among all Sociology departments nationally by the...

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