Welcome to the Sociology Department

Professor Judith Gerson's primary areas of interest include the sociology of gender, work, identities, and contemporary social theory. Her book, At Home and In the Office, a study of home-based clerical workers is forthcoming.  She has also published several articles and chapters on home-based labor and gender theory.
Title: Associate Professor, Rutgers Departments of Sociology
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Professor Patricia A. Roos has written a number of articles and books about gender equity.  She studies occupational sex segregation, occupational integration, the feminization of traditionally male jobs, and the reproduction gender inequity in higher education.  She currently serves as the Co-Director of Rutgers' Center for Women & Work and is a Co-PI and Director of Research for Rutgers' NSF ADVANCE Grant.
Title:  Professor, Rutgers Departments of Sociology
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Professor Kristen W. Springer studies gender norms and health outcomes including how stereotypes of masculinity can harm men's health and how wives' earnings in marriage can threaten men's health.  She has been interviewed by national and international news including The New York Times, MSNBC, and Los Angeles Times on broad issues related to sex, gender, and health.
Title: Associate Professor, Rutgers Department of Sociology
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Upcoming Events

 12 Jul 2018;
 10:00AM - 03:30PM
 Redesigned website goes live!
 03 Aug 2018;
 12:00AM
 Two new faculty position openings

Undergraduate Program

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March for Our Lives rally, Newark, NJ, March 24, 2018

Graduate Program

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New RU Sociology Ph.D.s and their Advisors, May 2018

Diversity and Inclusion

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Outdoor Mural, Hale St., New Brunswick, NJ