Anna Haskins with students

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Throughout its 75-year history, the Department of Sociology has been known for the cutting-edge research of its faculty and for its exceptionally strong graduate and undergraduate training programs

Alumni Spotlight: Elissa Cohen '12

Research, said Elissa Cohen ’12, is like following Alice down the rabbit hole: questions lead to questions lead to more questions. And she loves it.

During her time at Cornell, a course with professor Kim Weeden on social inequalities changed everything for Cohen, inspiring her to add a minor in inequality studies.

Click here to read more about Elissa's research career, and explore the links below for more profiles of recent sociology majors:


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