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:

2. Health, Aging, Life Course

Faculty working in this area examine social inequalities and processes linked to aging, health, functioning, health care, family relationships, care work, and welfare state policies across the life course. A list of issues and the faculty who study them is shown below.