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A Message from the Department Head Welcome to Penn State’s Department of Sociology & Criminology.
Our Faculty Are Leaders in Their Fields Our faculty have nationally recognized strengths in criminology, demography, family sociology, social inequality, and quantitative methods.
We Rank Among the Best We are a department committed to excellence in teaching, research and service. Rankings by the National Research Council consistently show that our programs are among the top in the nation.
Our Students Receive an Exceptional Education We have over 9,000 alumni working around the world. Currently there are over 750 undergraduate majors in our department.
Upcoming Events
Brown Bag Seminar with Eric Baumer
Dr. Eric Baumer, Professor of Sociology and Criminology, The Pennsylvania State University Dec 08, 2015 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM — 302 Pond Lab
Fall 2015 Criminology Forum Series Welcomes Holly Nguyen
“Institutional Placement and Illegal Earnings: Examining the Crime School Hypothesis” Dec 11, 2015 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM — 406 Oswald Tower
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