Institute of Sociology and Demography

By LZU | 05/09/2012 15:33:10 | Views ()

The Institute of Sociology and Demography was established in 1994. As one of the most important teaching and research institutes in Sociology in China, the institute runs oneprovincial research project in Sociology.

The institute has one graduate program of Sociology and three undergraduate programs: Sociology, Social Work, and Demography. The faculty members have academic interests that complement each other, whose age distribution is properly structured. There is currently 14 full-time faculty, including 4 professors, 4 associate professors, and 6 lecturers.Over 70% have received doctoral degree from famous universities at home and abroad.

At present, with support of the “211 Project” and “985 Project” of the central government, the institute is furthering the major directions with respect to Western Sociologyin China. The study concerning network issues, environmental sociology, social policy, andcommunity study with Chinese features are all building up a national famous sociologicalreputation for the department and the university.

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