• 2016 Regents' Professor

    Distinguished Sociologist Ronald Breiger was named Regents' Professor by the Arizona Board of Regents. Click here for the full story.

Welcome to the School of Sociology at the University of Arizona

The School of Sociology at the University of Arizona houses a highly ranked Ph.D. program in Sociology, a BA in Sociology, a new B.S. in Care, Health, and Society, and contributes courses to the Sports and Society track in the Bachelor of General Studies. We maintain our commitment to being a first-rate research program in sociology.

The School of Sociology at Arizona has a history of excellence in research and teaching, and has long been a wellspring of innovation in theory and methods. Sociology explores and analyzes issues vital to our own lives, our communities, our nation, and the world. The undergraduate major provides a foundation for careers in many professional fields, and for graduate training as a sociologist in academia, government, business, or community agencies.

Our graduate training prepares students for careers in research and teaching. The school is widely recognized as one of the top programs in the United States. Our faculty includes senior members who are nationally and internationally acknowledged authorities in their fields, and some of the best young scholars in the country.

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Sociology News

Associate Professor of Sociology Louise Roth penned a new op-ed piece about the benefits of single-payer health care. You can read the full piece by following the link here.
PhD candidates Andrew Davis and Michael Gibson-Light were recognized for their paper entitled "Incarceration as Ethno-Political Resource: The Role of Colonial Legacy and Ethnic Political Exclusion in... read more
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School of Sociology
Social Sciences 400
P.O.Box 210027
Tucson, AZ 85721-0027
Tel: (520) 621-3531
Fax: (520) 621-9875

DIRECTOR

Dr. Erin Leahey
Social Sciences 429
Tel: (520) 621-9351
leahey@email.arizona.edu