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Teaching and professional development

We bring the theories, methods, and insights of Sociology to the examination of the social problems and emerging challenges of a globalizing world. We promote the development of these skills by introducing students to a wide variety of perspectives on social life and by mentoring students engaged in independent qualitative and quantitative research, emphasizing the integration of theory with methods. In our teaching, we emphasize critical reasoning and research skills that allow our students to prosper in academic, for-profit, government, and non-profit settings in a world characterized by constant change.