Sociology is the branch of the social sciences that examines the causes and consequences of group behavior. Sociologists focus their research on social interaction and institutions to explain why people behave the way they do. Our courses help students explore many aspects of society, such as:
- Interpersonal communication
- Race relations
- Class inequality
- Population dynamics
- Gender relations
- Social movements
department. For more information, please contact the Family Studies Coordinator Kathleen Nybroten.
The 2016 Eau Queer Film Festival will take
place October 11–15 in the Davies
Student Center's Woodland Theater at the
University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire.
All films and discussions are free for
students, staff, faculty and community
Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) membership
invitations have been sent out to
New members will be inducted
at the Sociology Awards Ceremony
on December 14th, 2016.
Also recognized at the ceremony
will be the 2016 winners of the
Rowan and Blumenthal scholarships.
Dr. Jeremy Hein and Dr. Tarique Niazi
have co-authored a paper titled "The
Primordial Refugees: Religious Traditions,
Global Forced Migration, and State-Society
Relations". A digital version can be