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Sociology Ph.D. (Ithaca)

Field of Study


Program Description

Contact Information

Phone: 607 255-4266

316 Uris Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY  14853

Concentrations by Subject

  • economy and society
  • gender and life course
  • methodology (minor)
  • organizations
  • policy analysis (minor)
  • political sociology/social movements
  • racial and ethnic relations
  • social networks
  • social psychology
  • social stratification



Application Requirements and Deadlines

Application Deadlines:

Requirements Summary:

Fall, Jan. 15

Learning Outcomes

The Field of Sociology focuses on five key goals for our graduate students.

Students who are working to complete a Ph.D. in Sociology should be able to:

  • Conduct original, publishable research.
  • Demonstrate a broad knowledge of theory and research in two subfields within the discipline.
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge at the research frontier of one area of specialization.
  • Write and speak effectively to professional and general audiences about issues in the field.
  • Teach effectively. Design a course, grade and comment constructively and authoritatively on student work, lead discussion, and lecture.