Sociology Department

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At UC Santa Cruz, we take scholarly leaps into the dynamics of social action: agency and governance, politics and mediation, identity and difference, social justice and ethics, democracy and sustainability, technologies and environment, affect and politics.

For sociologists at UC Santa Cruz, these transgressive modes of research open new frontiers for research, new intersections for theory building and new possibilities for change.

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Upcoming Events

Rethinking Gendered Violence and Immigrant Lives Symposium

The Women’s Health, Gender and Empowerment Center of Expertise (WHGE-COE) student ambassadors of UC Santa Cruz are hosting a day-long symposium titled...

5/2
The Futures of Critical Food Studies

“The Futures of Critical Food Studies” is a collaborative event organized by graduate students Erica Zurawskiand Halie Kampman as part of the Science &...

5/10 12pm

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