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Following the campus guidelines for Coronavirus all UC Davis classes, lectures, seminars, labs and discussion sections will move to virtual instruction and remain virtual through the end of Fall quarter 2020, including final exams. Given this, the department’s administrative functions have moved to remote work conditions. To contact staff members of the department via e-mail or phone, please go to our administrative staff contact page.

Research Spotlights

Researchers in the Department of Sociology are engaged in a variety of research projects intended to improve understanding of complex cultural and societal problems. Our faculty members are making important contributions to scholarly literature in numerous topics of inquiry, including ethnicity and race, poverty, economic mobility, labor market shifts, police shootings, and racial bias. This page spotlights representative examples of the momentous research projects that are under way in the UC Davis Department of Sociology.
Faculty Research Spotlight

Faculty Research Spotlight

Faculty research in Sociology

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Graduate Research Spotlight

Graduate Research Spotlight

Graduate student research in Sociology

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Undergraduate Research Spotlight

Undergraduate Research Spotlight

Graduate student research in Sociology

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