Deputy Deans

Robert Vargas

Associate Professor of Sociology; Deputy Dean Robert Vargas

Area of Study

Department of Sociology

Committee on Geographical Sciences

Robert Vargas

Associate Professor of Sociology; Deputy Dean

Professor Vargas' research examines how laws, politics, and bureaucracies shape the conditions of cities, with a particular focus on violence and health care. Read more about his work here.

Vargas will also serves as a Deputy Dean. His portfolio focuses on graduate education, working with students, departments, the dean of students' team, and broader partners across campus to strengthen and sustain graduate programs in SSD.