Rural & Environmental Sociology (PhD)

University of Alberta

Date Posted: April 12, 2018
Submitted by: Jade Chalkley
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Tags: sociology
Program Type: Doctoral Degree


Rural sociology examines social structure and social change in rural areas, as well as issues such as food and agriculture, forestry, mining and energy development. Researchers in this program examine wide-ranging, interdisciplinary and international issues such as international development, globalization, food security, climate change and gender.