We prepare future scholars and leaders to understand and tackle 21st century local and global social challenges from a sociological perspective that emphasizes social theory and social science analytics.
The Department of Sociology would like to welcome two new faculty who will join us in Fall 2019:
- Dr. Danielle Kane- Her research focus is on gender and global sociology. She also works with religion and geopolitics in East Asia.
- Dr. Marcus Mann- His current research uses computational methods to examine political polarization as it relates to the formation of politically partisan knowledge.
- September 6 - Davidson Symposium 1-4pm STEW 202 "A Symposium on American Christian Nationalism Through Both a Qualitative and Quantitative Lens" Speakers: Ruth Braunstein, University of Connecticut and Andrew Whitehead, Clemson University. Discoussants: Jay McCann, Purdue Political Science Department and Rebekah A. Klein-Pejsova, Purdue History Department.
- September 23 - Law & Society Colloquium 3pm GRIS 102 - Jennifer Earl, University of Arizona. Title of talk to be announced later.
Contact and Connect
700 W. State Street
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2059
Phone: (765) 494-4668 Fax: (765) 496-1476
For more information please contact the following:
Candy Lawson, Main Office Secretary
Shawn Bauldry, Director of Graduate Studies
Nicole Remley, Graduate Assistant
Linda Renzulli, Department Head
Karen Studebaker, Assistant to the Head