The Department of Sociology at Washington State University is committed to excellence in research, teaching, and service. This excellence is founded on inquiry, acceptance of diverse intellectual perspectives and critical thinking. The Department is committed to advancing the frontiers of sociological knowledge with our outstanding, diverse, and energetic faculty and to sharing this knowledge with students in our graduate and undergraduate programs and with stakeholders beyond academia. Beyond a fixed body of knowledge, the Department promotes critical and creative evaluation of social knowledge and life-long learning (in and out of academic settings). The Department builds upon a historical legacy of innovative sociological inquiry .
- Remembering the beloved sociology pioneer James Short
- Jennifer Sherman was recently on South Dakota Public Radio to talk about Tourism Based Economy. You can listen to the interview here.
- Rural Poverty in the United States by Jennifer Sherman was awarded the Frederick H. Buttel Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award, by the Rural Sociological Society.
- Letter from the department chair, Monica Kirkpatrick Johnson
- Julie Kmec has been appointed the Editor-in-Chief of Sociology Compass
- Justin Denney named William Julius Wilson Distinguished Professor of Sociology.
- Innovative Ignites Industry, earns national award
- Regent’s Professor Don Dillman, along with several former graduate students from the Department of Sociology, have won the AAPOR (American Association for Public Opinion Research) 2017 Warren J. Mitofsky Innovators Award.
- Julie Kmec wins prestigious Sahlin Faculty Excellence Award for Instruction
- Check out the latest April issue of Sociology News!
- Graduate Students and Faculty make a world of difference
- Longtime WSU Sociology Professor Irving Tallman passes away.
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