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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 Corina Graif
"The Spatial Context of Neighborhood Effects on Victimization and Mental Health: Revisiting the Moving to Opportunity Housing Intervention" Feb 17, 2015 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM — 302 Pond Laboratory
Brown Bag Seminar with Hyunjoon Park
Mar 03, 2015 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM — 302 Pond Laboratory
Brown Bag Seminar with Jennifer Lee
"The Asian American Achievement Paradox" Mar 17, 2015 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM — 302 Pond Laboratory
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