Health and Population

Scholars of the Health and Population cluster study the sociological causes and consequences of dynamics and differences in aging, migration, fertility, mortality, health, and well-being. We have distinctive expertise in cross-national comparisons, social capital, health inequalities, and cultural analysis.

The Department co-sponsors the Social Demography Seminar.

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Course videos

August 28, 2019

Responding to Harvard College students' need for information about courses before the first day of the term, the Department of Sociology is collaborating with the Bok Center on short videos describing key aspects of select courses.  These "trailers" feature courses taught during the 2019-20 academic year by Jason Beckfield, Joscha Legewie, Ellis Monk, and Mary Waters.  To view them go to the Sociology Courses page.  We hope our students...

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