Extension Sociology at Iowa State University focuses on

  • Understanding the processes that shape social change and economic development
  • Monitoring and assessing social and economic conditions
  • Connecting agriculture and the environment to social and human dimensions

Core Values that guide our extension programming

  • Commitment to scholarship that connects sociological theories and methods to practical applications in continuous feedback loops
  • Dedication to creative, innovative applied research and outreach
  • Focus on high priority issues of Iowans