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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.

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People

As of Fall 2016, the Department of Sociology has 30 full-time faculty members and a number of affiliated faculty.

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Resources & Policies

Find a variety of helpful resources here, including the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale, faculty publications, alumni resources, and more.