Sociology Newsletters



Feeling Out Your Options through Experience

Liz Guggisberg is a junior studying the sociology of law, criminology, and deviance. The core knowledge she’s gained through her classes earned her an internship with the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, doing investigative work to help solve and prevent crimes.


African Agriculture's Green Revolution

“Most faculty come alive when they’re talking about their research,” says Professor Rachel Schurman. “It’s something they really care deeply about and that makes it more engaging.” Schurman is no exception when discussing her research on food and agriculture in Africa. Her eyes light up as she discusses her current project examining the efforts of foreign aid donors and philanthropic organizations to spark what they dub a “green revolution” in African agriculture.


Carrying On a Legacy of Engagement


Professor Doug Hartmann is involved with the American Mosaic Project, which researches how Americans experience diversity, as well as being a co-founder of The Society Pages, a website devoted to sociology-based works