Department of Research & Development - Trends in Sociology: Gender

Changes in Gender Characteristics of the Sociology Discipline and


Enrollment, degree, and faculty trends by gender are presented below. Tabulations based on Integrated Postsecondary Educational Data System (IPEDS) Completions survey data collected by both the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Center for Education Statistics are included here. IPEDS Completions data are available to the public via NSF’s WebCASPAR data table tool.

Gender Trends in Sociology and the Social Sciences


Research Briefs on Gender

Mothers in Pursuit of Ideal Academic Careers
PhD's at Mid-Career: Satisfaction with Work and Family
The Best Time to Have a Baby: Institutional Resources and Family Strategies Among Early Career Sociologists
Gender in the Early Stages of the Sociological Career