The vision of the Department of Sociology at Rice University is to advance knowledge of social processes and patterns, mentor a diverse set of scholars and students, and teach the state of the art in the field, engaging in service to the university, the discipline, and the larger community.
Beginning in 2002, the Department of Sociology at Rice University established a postdoctoral program with the intent of providing two years of research support for promising new and early career sociology scholars. Postdoctoral fellows also benefit from Rice’s state-of-the-art facilities and internationally renowned centers and institutes.
The Rice Sociology undergraduate program allows considerable latitude in pursuing personal interests while ensuring familiarity with core sociological theories and research methods.The Rice Sociology doctoral program prepares students to be sociologists of the highest quality, able to conduct cutting edge research and to teach with excellence.
The School of Social Sciences at Rice University is dedicated to challenging old assumptions, finding answers to tough questions and generating solutions that make lives better.
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Three students from the inaugural cohort of Rice University’s School of Social Sciences’ Ph.D. program in Sociology graduated on May 12, 2017.
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The majority of area residents don’t just feel okay about living in Houston – they wou
HOUSTON – (April 25, 2017) – Stephen Klineberg, founding director of Rice University’s
As new and more effective human reproductive genetic technologies (RGTs) develop, peop
HOUSTON – (April 25, 2017) – As new and more effective human reproductive genetic tech
The Kinder Foundation has awarded a $10.7 million grant to Rice University’s Houston E
HOUSTON -- (April 18, 2017) -- The Kinder Foundation has awarded a $10.7 million grant