UNM Department of Sociology & Criminology

Our Department is actively engaged in research and teaching, and maintains a strong commitment to diversity in our graduate and undergraduate education. Our mission is to advance the comprehension of society, and explain and analyze human relationships, social institutions, and the dynamics of social change. Our faculty engages major sociological issues of global, national, and regional significance.
The fascination of Sociology lies in the fact
that its perspective makes us see in a new light
the very world in which we have lived all our lives.
~ Peter Berger
An Invitation to Sociology

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Summer 2023 News

Posted: Jul 13, 2023 - 12:00am


McGee and Gandy 2023 Award Winners

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Open House 2023

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