Stanford’s Sociology Department has a long and rich tradition of scholarship and teaching. In addition to longstanding strengths in economic sociology, political sociology, sex and gender, social psychology, and stratification, our scholars specialize in a broad range of research areas—including demography, immigration, and race and ethnicity. The department is ranked in the top five sociology departments by U.S. News and World Report.
Sociology has a number of well-qualified candidates looking for positions. Please visit our PhDs on the Market page to read more about these students and their research, areas of interest and accomplishments.