Sociology faculty at the University of Georgia are excellent teachers and productive scholars, who have won the University's highest teaching and research awards, received major grants, and published their research in the top journals and presses. We embrace a variety of research methodologies, including ethnography, experiments, and secondary data analysis. This research is both interdisciplinary and collaborative: many of our faculty are affiliated with other units on campus and work closely with graduate students.
Dr. Leslie Gordon Simons, Professor of Sociology, joined the faculty at UGA in 2002. She began her appointment in the Department of Sociology at UGA in 2014 and was previously a Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Science at UGA. She has also held faculty appointments in...read more about Leslie Gordon Simons