The Department of Sociology


A member of the Social Sciences Division of the College of Letters and Science, the UCLA Sociology department was founded in 1948.

The department is comprised in academic year 2012-13 of:

  • 39 ladder faculty
  • 120 graduate students
  • approximately 750 undergraduate students

Department Chair: Professor Stefan Timmermans

Vice-Chair of Graduate Studies: Professor Megan Sweeney

Vice-Chair of Undergraduate Studies: Professor Abigail Saguy