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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
Residential Inequality in American Neighborhoods and Communities
Penn State Stratification Conference Sep 12, 2014 - Sep 13, 2014 — Nittany Lion Inn
2014 Symposium on Family Issues- Gender and Couple Relationships
Penn State's 22nd Annual Symposium on Family Issues will be held October 13th and 14th. Oct 13, 2014 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM — Nittany Lion Inn Ballroom
9th Annual De Jong Lecture Social Demography
Well Being in Same-Sex Relationships Nov 05, 2014 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM — Nittany Lion Inn
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