Come learn about the Fulbright Program - Online

Come learn about the Fulbright Program! Have you ever thought about living abroad for a year after you graduate? Are you interested in teaching English? Doing independent research? Enrolling in...

Posted: April 1, 2021, 5:39 PM

Spring Virtual Open House

Join us today at noon!

The SAPH Community will be hosting a virtual meet and greet today @ noon! Introduction of faculty and staff as well as new information about our department! Link for...

Posted: February 10, 2021, 9:28 AM

UMBC Public Health Week

Check out this NEW UMBC Group!

UMBC Public Health Week was created with the intent to educate students on public health and increase student public health engagement on campus.  UMBC Public Health Week is promoting...

Posted: January 15, 2021, 12:05 PM

Course Spotlight - Sociology of Gender

Winter 2021 - Register Now for SS GEP Credit!

This course will examine: Key concepts sociologists have contributed to the study of gender  Intersectional feminist theories and research   How gender is socially constructed within...

Posted: December 10, 2020, 1:40 PM

Anthropology Club General Body Meeting

Join the Anthropology club tomorrow !

Hello Everyone! We hope you all are doing well and that you enjoyed the extra hour of sleep we got with Daylight Savings (I'm sure many of us needed it)! Tomorrow the Anthropology Club will...

Posted: November 3, 2020, 3:34 PM


The SAPH Department would like to echo the sentiments expressed by President Hrabowski and Provost Rous, and extend support to our Nigerian students. Please review the solidarity statement below...

Posted: October 27, 2020, 11:13 AM

Virtual Graduate School Forum Today ! 12-12:45pm

Thinking about applying to Graduate School ?

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Public Health(SAPH) would like to invite you to this semester's virtual graduate school forum. Join us to learn more about applying to graduate school...

Posted: October 14, 2020, 9:50 AM

Thank you ! & Winners Announcement !

Thank you to everyone who attended the Virtual Meet & Greet!

On behalf of the SAPH Department we would like to thank each and every person who participated in the virtual meet and greet ! The purpose of the virtual meet and greet was to provide a platform...

Posted: September 15, 2020, 1:50 PM

Congratulations to our Anthropology Students !

Social Science Undergraduate Research Awards !

Camille Blackford, “A Proposal for an Ethnography on the Happiness of UMBC Students During the Coronavirus Pandemic” Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Health (Anthropology program) Mentor: ...

Posted: June 24, 2020, 2:59 PM

Calls to Rename Maryland Dorms, Schools

FOX 45 Interview with Loren Henderson, Associate Professor.

There's a growing cultural shift in the wake of nationwide protests. Quaker Oats is pulling the "Aunt Jemima" brand, which they say is rooted in in a racial stereotype. The University of...

Posted: June 19, 2020, 11:38 AM