We have 12 full-time faculty members who conduct research and teach courses on a range of compelling topics, including the sociology of culture, family, law, religion, education, work, race and ethnicity, gender, business, criminal justice, politics, immigration, sport, emotion, and health. Our courses offer students the opportunity to examine the often complex causes and consequences of socioeconomic status, gender, race, and sexual orientation inequality. Students can earn certification for concentrations in crime and criminal justice, business and society, and the social determinants of health and well-being.
News and Announcements
Congratulations to Dr Andrea Gómez Cervantes for her co-authored article, “Legal Violence, Health, and Access to Care: Latina Immigrants in Rural and Urban Kansas” recently published in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior! Read the full article here.
Congratulations to Dr. Hana Brown for her recent article, “Who Is an Indian Child? Institutional Context, Tribal Sovereignty, and Race-Making in Fragmented States” published in American Sociological Review. Read the full article here.
Congratulations to Dr. Ana Wahl, who was recently appointed the Director of Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) at Wake Forest! You can learn more about the LALS program here.
Congratulations to Dr. Steve Gunkel, who is directing the Wake Washington program in the Fall 2021 semester. This exciting program allows students to study and intern in the nation’s capital while taking courses taught by a Wake Forest faculty member. Internships are available from a variety of disciplines and areas…