Areas of Specialization

The Faculty in the Department of Sociology at Syracuse University focus on inequalities and intersectionalities linked to gender, race and ethnicity, class, sexualities, age and disability in these four core areas of study:

3. Family, Education, Work

Faculty working in this area do research in the areas of intergenerational relationships, family and public policy, low wage work and labor, and education stratification, including education inequality for ethnic and racial minorities and recent immigrant groups.

  • Demography: Lutz, Ma
  • Education: Lutz, Ma
  • Families: Kurien, London, Meyer, Silverstein, Wilmoth
  • Gender: Ma
  • Labor and Work: Landes, London, Meyer, Ma, Purser
  • Race and Ethnicity: Lutz, Ma, Purser