Laura Thomas

Laura Thomas

Undergraduate Advising and Program Administrator
Laura Thomas

Responsibilities: Undergraduate records; course catalog; undergraduate web pages; undergraduate events, Board of First-Year Advisers

Schedule: In office T, W 8am-6pm--walk-in hours; working remotely TH 8-6pm. M and F limited remote hours. To schedule a Zoom meeting, please email me at

Laura Thomas manages the undergraduate program in Sociology. She is responsible for ensuring that undergraduate concentrators are in good standing and making progress toward satisfying degree requirements, liaising with faculty and the department chair regarding the curriculum and timing of courses offered through the department, and managing the senior thesis writing process in the department, including overseeing two dozen faculty and graduate student thesis advisers. She also manages the department's Concentration Advisers. In addition, Laura sits on the Committee on Undergraduate Degrees, which governs the undergraduate program and the Curriculum Committee, and serves on the Board of First-Year Advisers advising two to three students per year.

Contact Information

650 William James Hall
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-3713

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