Administration

Department Head

Eric P. Baumer

  • Head, Department of Sociology and Criminology
  • Professor of Sociology and Criminology

(814) 863-5436

epbaumer@psu.edu

Associate Department Head

Valarie King

  • Professor of Sociology, Demography, and Human Development & Family Studies
  • Associate Head, Department of Sociology and Criminology

(814) 863-8716

vek1@psu.edu

Undergraduate Directors

Holly Nguyen

  • Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminology
  • Director, Undergraduate Program in Criminology

(814) 863-5404

hollynguyen@psu.edu

Kevin J.A. Thomas

  • Professor of Sociology, Demography, and African Studies
  • Director, Undergraduate Program in Sociology

(814) 863-2387

kjt11@psu.edu

Graduate Directors

Stephen A. Matthews

  • Liberal Arts Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Demography
  • Courtesy appointment in Geography and the School of International Affairs
  • Director, Graduate Program in Demography (Dual-Degree)
  • Faculty Director, Online Graduate Programs in Applied Demography

507 Oswald Tower, University Park, PA 16802 Tel: 814-863-9721 Office Hours: Fall 2019 For: Soc 211Z - Wednesday 2.00pm-4.00pm Demography Training Program - Friday 1.00pm-2.00pm. Please e-mail me at: sxm27@psu.edu

(814) 863-9721

Jennifer Van Hook

  • Roy C. Buck Professor of Sociology and Demography
  • Director, Graduate Program in Sociology

706 Oswald Tower

(814) 867-2276

Thomas A. Loughran

  • Professor of Sociology and Criminology
  • Director, Graduate Program in Criminology

1011 Oswald Tower

(814) 865-8668

Ahmet Guler

  • Director of Graduate Studies in Criminal Justice Policy and Administration
  • Assistant Teaching Professor of Criminology

Department of Sociology and Criminology 1003 Oswald Tower

(814) 863-3671

Center Directors

Jennifer Glick

  • Arnold S. and Bette G. Hoffman Professor in Sociology
  • Director, Population Research Institute

(814) 863-4719

jeg115@psu.edu

Derek Kreager

  • Liberal Arts Professor of Sociology and Criminology
  • Director, Criminal Justice Research Center

(814) 867-0217

dak27@psu.edu

Gary Zajac

  • Managing Director, Criminal Justice Research Center

(814) 863-6206

gxz3@psu.edu