The graduate program in the Department of Sociology at Kent State University offers a specialization in social inequalities with emphases in the three broad areas of race/ethnicityclass, and gender. Within those broad areas, students and faculty study a range of topics, including:

  • inequality in various life domains (e.g., work, education, family, and health)
  • racism and discrimination
  • immigration
  • race/class/gender intersectionality
  • economic inequality
  • masculinity, and sexuality

The department offers numerous inequalities courses, including Stratification & Health, Social Stratification to Social Inequalities, the Sociology of Gender, the Sociology of Race & Ethnicity, and Work & Family.