Welcome to the Sociology Department

  • Stephen Fichter. 2009. "Shepherding in 'Greener' Pastures: Causes and Consequences of the Dual Transition of Celibate Catholic Priests into Married Protestant Ministry." (Ellen Idler, Chair; Benjamin Zablocki; and Eviatar Zerubavel)
  • Jenna Howard. 2008. "Recovery from Recovery: The Temporal Organization of Identity." (Eviatar Zerubavel, Chair; Deborah Carr" Allan Horwitz: and Sarah Rosenfield
  • Karen Jaffe. 2008. "Forming Fat Identities." ( Deborah Carr, Chair; Allan Horwitz: Eviatar Zerubavel; John Worobey)
  • John Lang. 2007. "Acceptable Trust? The Public Perception of Organizations Involved in Genetically Modified Food." (Lee Clarke, Chair; Paul McLean; and Patricia Roos)
  • Ruth Simpson. 2006. "The Germ Culture: Modernity, Metaphor, and Epidemic Disease." (Eviatar Zerubavel, Chair; Jozsef Borocz;Ira Cohen; Allan Horwitz; and Richard Williams)

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