Welcome to the Sociology Department

Professor Allan V. Horwitz is the author of a number of books and many articles on the reasons behind growing rates of mental illness in recent years in the U.S. He is particularly interested in the effects of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) of the American Psychiatric Association on definitions of mental illness. He has also done work on the growing use of psychotropic medications in society.
Title: Distinguished Professor, Rutgers Department of Sociology
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Professor Sarah Rosenfield studies the role of self in mental health and how race/ethnicity, class, and gender shape the self and mental health problems. She is also involved in research on services, stigma, and quality of life of people with chronic mentally illness.
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