Sociology: Home


Jill Moriearty  (library subject specialist) | U of U  Sociology Department | Akiko Kamimura (Department Representative)

Sociology is the study of social life, social change, and the social causes and consequences of human behavior. Sociologists understand social inequality, patterns of behavior, forces for social change and resistance, and how social systems work.

The subject matter of sociology ranges from organized crime to religious cults; from the divisions of race, gender and social class to the shared beliefs of a common culture; and from the sociology of film and pop culture to the sociology of the environment.

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Hanlei Zhu, Statistics TA, is  available in the Marriott Library 2110S suite on Tuesdays from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Wednesday  from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM and Thursday from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM, and also by appointment.  You can also contact her at

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Dale Larsen

I love to help with your research: from just seeing the assignment, to wrapping up with citation management -drop me a line or come by 1726C on the first floor of the Marriott Library

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