American Sociological Association

Recruiting Sociology Majors: What Are the Effects of the Great Recession? Concepts, Change, and Careers

November 2012
Authors: Roberta Spalter-Roth, Nicole Van Vooren, Michael Kisielewski, Mary S. Senter

This research brief focuses on changes in recruitment and retention of sociology majors before and after the Great Recession. It concludes by offering some strategies for bringing new majors in the door and retaining them in the department.

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