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Sociology & Anthropology Department

Sociology & Anthropology Department


  • Phone

    (585) 389-2765
  • Email
  • Location

    Golisano - 3rd Floor
  • Fax

    (585) 389-2429

Program Offerings:

  • Anthropology
  • Asian Studies
  • Social Science
  • Sociology
**Alumni Spotlight**
David Sanchez, Sociology Major 2011

David Sanchez

"Experiencing a Liberal Arts education with a focus on Sociology and Anthropology, along with learning with professors both inside and outside the classroom, broadened my understanding of our globalizing world that calls for learning merged with action. I can confidently say that my everyday life and work is informed by studies and people I met during my two years at Nazareth".

More on David Sanchez.

Professor Murray on homelessness

Dr. Harry Murray was recently featured on Connections with Evan Dawson to discuss homelessness in Western New York. In addition to teaching a class on the sociology of homelessness, Dr. Murray is also involved in running St. Joseph's House of Hospitality, a homeless shelter for men in Rochester.  Connections: Homeless Plight in Western New York.


Sociology looks behind the scenes to try to understand relationships between individuals and groups. Anthropology is the study of cultures across the boundaries of space and time. The interdisciplinary Social Science major integrates five academic disciplines -- Anthropology, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology. While each program is different, all of them seek to foster an understanding and appreciation of the diversity among and within societies and cultures. In sum, they seek to prepare good world citizens.

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