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Sociology Department at UC Davis


Welcome to the Department of Sociology at the University of California, Davis! If you are a sociology major or considering becoming a sociology major; if you are trying to decide where to attend graduate school; or if you hope to learn more about who our faculty are and what we do -- you've come to the right place.

We teach over 8,000 students each year and have more than 700 majors. Our graduate program has approximately 70 full-time students. Sociology has 22 faculty members as well as faculty affiliates from departments around the campus, including Community and Regional Development, Ethnic Studies, African American and African Studies, and the Graduate School of Management.

Our core areas of research expertise revolve around critical studies of culture; gender, race, and class; immigration and globalization; inequality; law and society; organizations, economic sociology, and work; social psychology; and social movements and political sociology. We also have research strengths in medical sociology, and health and welfare policy.

Enjoy your exploration of UC Davis sociology!


1283 Social Sciences & 
University of California, 
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Davis, CA 95616

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