Environmental Sociology (MA)

Oklahoma State University

Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2019
Submitted by: Claire Pope
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Tags: sociology
Program Type: Master's Degree


Environmental sociology is the study of the relationship and interactions between societies and the environment. Professional environmental sociologists research a wide range of topics including agrifood systems, social perceptions of environmental problems, human-induced environmental degradation, the social distribution of environmental hazards, and natural disasters.

OSU faculty interests include: environmental movements, environmental organization networks, environmental attitudes and worldviews, anti-environmentalism as a counter-movement, global environmental change, environmental justice, environmental inequalities, and sociology of disasters.

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