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Join us in congratulating Professor Helen Marrow on her promotion to full Professor starting July 1st. Brava!

New Professor Alert! We are delighted to announce that Professor Sonal Sharma will be joining Tufts Sociology in September as a new faculty member! He is currently completing his PhD at Johns Hopkins University. Be on the lookout for Professor Sharma’s first course: Race, Caste, and Capitalism in Fall 2024.

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Department of Sociology News

“Most parents I interviewed were concerned about student stress and competition,” says Tufts sociologist Natasha Warikoo.

Should Kids Be Cramming for Tests or Competing at Sports?

In her new book Race at the Top, Lenore Stern Professor in the Humanities and Social Sciences Natasha Warikoo examines how Asian American and white parents in an affluent suburb define success for their children—and push them to achieve it.
Felipe Dias

Getting to the Root of Inequality

Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology Felipe Dias uses real world experiments to delve into the mechanisms of inequality in the US and Latin America.