Teacher and students during sociology class

Department of Sociology

UMass Lowell's Department of Sociology prepares students for careers in a variety of fields by providing a rigorous understanding of the social forces and institutions that affect human behavior.

Meet Our Students

Gordon Halm '12 Liberal Arts

Gordon Halm '12 learned from an early age that hard work pays off. The Ghana native and father of three earned his Bachelor's in Liberal Arts in 2012 and is pursuing his Master's in Peace and Conflict Studies.

My parents knew the power of education even if they were not educated themselves.

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