Letter from the Director of Graduate Studies

Asef BayatWelcome to the PhD program of the Department of Sociology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign!

We are a vibrant community of accomplished scholars and committed teachers engaged in cutting-edge research on questions central to the field of sociology and relevant to contemporary issues. Our students, like our faculty, come from a diverse array of backgrounds.

We invite you to explore our program by visiting the information for Prospective Students

Applications to the PhD program are due December 1, 2020.

For general inquires about the program, or to arrange a visit, please contact me.

Asef Bayat
Professor of Sociology