Welcome to the Sociology Department

Professor Deborah Carr studies body weight and obesity in the United States. She has published studies on weight-related discrimination, and the ways that body weight affects psychological well-being and interpersonal relationships.  She can also comment on the social and cultural dimensions of physical appearance.
Title: Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University
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Upcoming Events

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

Undergraduate Program

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

Graduate Program


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