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 joined us in Fall 2018:
- Dr. David McElhattan- Research interests in punishment & social control; collateral consequences; race; the social organization of risk.
- Dr. Robin Stryker- Research interest in law, politics, inequality and social change.
- April 1- Colloquium 3pm STEW 311 - Kimberly Kay Hoang, University of Chicago - "Playing in the Gray: Offshoring and Foreign Investment in Frontier Markets"
- April 4- Colloquium 3pm STEW 202 - Jack Goldstone, George Mason University -"The Collapse of All Authority: Law vs. Knowledge and the Rise of the West"
- April 10- Colloquium 3pm LWSN 1142 - Panel of Barry Wellman, Bernice Pescosolido, Beverly Wellman - "The Networked Question in the Digital Age: How Do Individuals Connect at Different Stages of the Life Course?"
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