Sociology at the University of Hawaiʻi

The Department of Sociology at UH Mānoa examines patterns and dynamics of social relations, while paying special attention to issues of social justice. The department covers many major dimensions of sociology and over time has developed academic expertise and excellence in the following domains:

  1. Race, ethnicity, gender, class.
  2. Health, aging, medical sociology.
  3. Asia, Pacific and Hawaiʻi in regional and global contexts.
  4. Crime, law, and social control.
  5. Nationalism, globalization, and sustainability.

You will find a highly engaged faculty - both in research and teaching - that take an active interest in making our interconnected world a better place.

📃 New blog | Despite progress, more needs to be done to see #gender #equality for #WomenInScience by addressing stereotypes and teaching standards in #education. Rachel Marcus argues that the path to success needs a systematic approach ⚗️🔧🙋

Reducing gender inequalities in science, technology, engineering and maths

Despite progress in women and girls’ achievements in science, technology, engineering and maths, more needs to be done in education to achieve p...

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.@TheHill reports that 1 in 3 college students face food insecurity, with more than 650 campuses across the country opening food pantries for students. Learn more:

1 in 3 college students faces food insecurity

A surprising number of young Americans are suffering serious health consequences because they don’t have the money to eat properly.

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The #TMT protests are seen as part of a long push toward more self-determination for Native Hawaiians, but there is little consensus on how best to achieve that. @ahofschneider #HInews #MaunaKea

Mauna Kea Ignited A New Wave Of Hawaiian Pride. Where Does It Go From Here?

The protests are seen as part of a long push toward more self-determination for Native Hawaiians, but there is little consensus on how best to achieve...

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Affording housing advocates have proposed a plan in the Utah state legislature that would allocate $35 million for new affordable housing projects.

Construction crews work on an affordable housing building at 500 West and 400 North in Salt Lake City on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. The five-story building will have a total of 74 units including eight live/work spaces. The rest will be one-bedroom studios.

Utah leaders making no promises for affordable housing money

Amid outcry over tax reform, legislative leaders make no commitments for long-sought affordable housing dollars

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