Imagine trying to understand why a room, neighborhood or city full of people behave the way they do. That's the job of the sociologist, to explore human behavior, societies and social change.

News in Brief

  • Dave Lane

    USD professor teaches the cultural production of tattoos.

  • Pi Gamma Mu

    Our program is home to the USD Beta Chapter of Pi Gamma Mu​, “the oldest and preeminent honor society in the social sciences.”

  • We are moving to a new page. The sociology page is now going to be combined with the anthropology page. Check out the new page over here:

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414 E. Clark St.
Vermillion, SD 57069


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