Sociology News

No two societies are exactly the same, nor are any two stories about the individuals of those societies. The College of Liberal Arts encourages you to delve into each story here about our Sociology students, alumni and faculty and contact us if you have a Temple Sociology story of your own to share. Temple students research the diverse societies of today’s world, as well as the civilizations that came before and contributed to the evolution of the communities we now inhabit. The Sociology faculty challenges students to search out answers for societal problems and to better understand the individual’s place in contemporary societies. As they study to better understand the world, follow them here to better understand them.

photo of Dr. Harry Edwards sitting and talking with Howard Bryant

Sociologist and civil rights activist Dr. Harry Edwards sat down with author and ESPN Senior Writer Howard Bryant to discuss the issue of black athlete protests at Temple University’s Performing Arts Center.

Image of speed skaters

Sociology instructor Dr. Vida Bajc turned the 2018 Winter Games into a teachable moment this semester.

David Allen

Beloved sociology professor David Allen passed away on June 8. Department Chair Kimberly A. Goyette penned a fitting tribute. 

Liacouras center at graduation

As the Class of 2017 leaves undergraduate life behind, we asked a few of our new alumni about their fondest Temple memories, their favorite classes and their advice for future Owls.

2017 faculty retirees

Faculty, staff and alumni gathered in Shusterman Hall to honor retiring faculty members and the recipients of College of Liberal Arts Teaching Awards.

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