The Department of Sociology reaffirms its unambiguous commitment to ensuring all affiliates may pursue their learning, research, scholarship, and work in an environment free from discrimination and harassment.
The Department recognizes our educational and research missions are strengthened by contributions from diverse perspectives. We aim to promote a fair, inclusive, and supportive environment for all. Harvard University sets university-wide and school-specific codes of conduct, and all members of our community, including undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty (and other instructors), and staff are expected to know and adhere to these codes.
If you feel we have failed in these goals, or if there are any issues or areas of concern the Department leadership should be aware of, please do not hesitate to contact the Department Chair (or any other trusted faculty or staff member) or to utilize one or more of the following offices and/or resources. To report to the Chair, you can send an email, schedule an in-person meeting, or drop a written note anonymously in their mailbox.
- University Title IX Office
- FAS Title IX Coordinators (designated contacts for Harvard College students, GSAS students, faculty and researchers, and staff)
- Program Officer for Title IX and Professional Conduct
- Office of Sexual Assault Prevention & Response (OSAPR)
- GSAS Office of Student Services
- University union contacts and contracts
- University Ombudsperson
- Office for Dispute Resolution (ODR), ODR@harvard.edu
- Anonymous reporting form for sexual-and-gender-based-harassment
- Anonymous reporting for non-sexual-and-gender-based-harassment
- “Speak Up” telephone hotline, 1-877-694-2275.
- Additional reporting methods listed at https://reportinghotline.harvard.edu/other-ways-report