Faculty in Sociology

The University of Chicago Department of Sociology is among the great sociology departments of the world. Founded in 1892 as the first sociology department in the United States, Chicago has a proud tradition of creative and foundational work.

Sociologists researching and teaching British Studies topics are listed below. For more information about the Department of Sociology, please visit their website.


Andrew Abbott 
Professor, Sociology.
History of professions in Britain.

Terry Nichols Clark
Professor, Sociology
The Fiscal Austerity and Urban Innovation (FAUI) Project; creation of data files concerning British local governments; issues of class politics, with special attention to Britain and the U.S.