College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Sociology

Placement of Graduates


Since 1980, the Department of Sociology at Washington State University has granted over 100 Ph.D. degrees. Over 60 percent of these graduates secured academic appointments at colleges and universities. Another 35 percent secured comparable research positions with government agencies or private research organizations. For example, our graduates are currently employed or have been employed at the following universities:

University of Akron
American University
University of Arkansas
Arkansas State University
Auburn University
Bowling Green State University
Brigham Young University
University of California - Riverside
California State University - Fullerton
California State University - Sacramento
Cleveland State University
University of Colorado - Boulder
University of Colorado - Denver
University of Florida
Florida International University
George Mason University
Harvard University
Humboldt State University
Idaho State University
University of Idaho
Iowa State University
University of Massachusetts - Boston
University of Memphis
University of Miami
Michigan State University
Minnesota State University - Mankato
University of Missouri - Columbia
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
University of Nevada - Las Vegas
University of Nevada - Reno
University of New Mexico
New Mexico State University
University of North Carolina - Greensboro
North Carolina State University
University of North Dakota
North Dakota State University
Northern Arizona University
University of Northern Colorado
Ohio University
Oklahoma State University
University of Oregon
Oregon State University
Portland State University
Purdue University
University of South Florida
University of Southern California
University of Tennessee
University of Texas - Austin
Texas A&M University
Utah State University
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
University of Wisconsin - Madison


Contact Us

204 Wilson-Short Hall
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-4020
Phone: (509) 335-4595
Fax: (509) 335-6419


Sociology Department, PO Box 644020, Washington State University, Pullman WA 99164-4020, Ph: 509-335-4595, Fax: 509-335-6419, Contact Us