Contact Us

  • College of Sciences
    Social Sciences

  • 4297 Andromeda Loop N.
    Howard Phillips Hall, rm. 403
    Orlando, FL 32816-1360

  • P: 407-823-3744
    F: 407-823-3026

  • @

    sociology@ucf.edu

News(View more news)

Kids ‘Drone’ Up Interest in Citizen Science GIS

by Rachel Williams More than 350 4th-12th grade students, their teachers and parents Wednesday saw firsthand at UCF how apps, maps and drones are used in geographic information systems, an interdisciplinary field that captures, analyzes and presents geographic data in meaningful ways. Students flew mini drones over a model town to simulate how GIS professionals fly […]

Ph.D. Candidate Closing the Health Gap

Selected as a Health Policy Research Scholar, sociology Ph.D. candidate Harvey Nicholson works to close the gap in health disparities throughout the United States. Out of 295 applicants, Nicholson was one of 40 chosen to be a part of this national leadership program funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Nicholson’s research focuses on the […]

Team Works to Understand Social Behavior

by Mark Schlueb The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded a combined $12.5 million in federal contracts to two UCF research teams to develop models and massive simulations to help understand online social behavior and predict the spread of information in online social networks. DARPA awarded $6.3 million to a team led by Associate […]