About the Department

The University of Pittsburgh Department of Sociology, established in 1926, has particular strengths in the study of Social Movements and Politics and Culture and shares with the University of Pittsburgh a strong international and comparative orientation.


Feb 12

Changes in Transnational Social Movement Organizations: From the Cold War to the Revolutions of the 21st Century

The Department of Sociology will be holding several Works in Progress (WIP) sessions this spring term. 

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Feb 15

Summer Registration!!

Summer Registration for 2015-2016 (2167) starts Monday February 15, 2016!  If you have not made an appointment to see Dr. Dan Romesberg, please do so ASAP.

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Feb 19

Capital Strikes as a Corporate Political Strategy: The Structural Power of Business in the Obama Era

Works in Progress session the paper will be available 2 weeks before the event date.

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Mar 14
Dissertation Defense

Immigrant Coverage in the American Diaspora: Representing Haitians in the Miami Media, 1979-2010

PhD candidate, Yven Destin, will be defending his dissertation. 

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