Welcome to the Sociology Department

Sarah RosenfieldSarah Rosenfield
Ph.D. University of Texas, 1978

Department of Sociology
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
26 Nichol Avenue
New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901

Office: Davison Hall, 134
Office Phone: 848-932-7688
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Associate Professor of Sociology, teaches courses in the self, gender, mental health, and in writing. In her own research, she is particularly interested in 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.

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