Data for AY 2000-01 weighted to adjust for survey non-response based on institution type (Research, Doctoral, Master's, or Baccalaureate) in the Carnegie Classification system; data for AY 2011-12 not weighted because the breakdown of responding institutions generally corresponded with their representation in the Carnegie system.
For AY 2000-01, 551 of 617 responding departments reported number of faculty; for AY 2011-12, 438 of 645 responding departments reported number of faculty.
For full-time equivalent sociology faculty.
AY: Academic Year.
Academic Years 2000-01 and 2011-12 Department Surveys, American Sociological Association.