Assistant Professor of Sociology Yesim Bayar published a peer-reviewed article in Ethnicities. The piece titled "Everyday Nationhood, Diversity and Talking about Canada," examines varying notions of...
Students studying sociology at St. Lawrence will examine the dynamics of the social world through a variety of areas of inquiry. These include: why societies develop, are maintained, and/or change; the socio-historical context of social phenomena; how race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality, and other signifiers of "difference" affect structural arrangements and personal experience; and how social relations and processes operate at local, regional, national, and global levels.
Students have the opportunity to participate in community-based learning, off-campus study, internships, and independent research related to a variety of topics within sociology including social media, technology, health, aging, race, politics, development, migration, political economy, the environment, and food systems.
Faculty members put their knowledge into action so students and others are able to benefit from it. Recently, faculty published research articles, shared expert insight as podcast guests, and presented their research at conferences.
New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium (NY6) faculty recently collaborated with community leaders operating residential care homes in Upstate New York to develop a new research course that examines end-of-life care.