- Israel archaeology study abroad program helps ‘write the country’s story’
- Bereavement Notice for James W. Dow, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology
- Dr. Burgess-Proctor Guest Edits 30th Anniversary Special Issue of Feminist Criminology
- Dr. Gooren and Dr. Orbuch Honored at 2014 OU Founders Day Awards Luncheon
- Dr. Lyons' Research Cited in Psychology Today Blog Post
- Dr. Lyons Presents Her Research at Bowling Green State University
- Dr. Orbuch Talks About Love & Lust at TEDxOU (video)
- Dr. Reger Gives Keynote Address at the Wayne State University Sociology Department Student Award & Research Day
- Dr. Spencer-Wood's Scholarship Receives Accolades
Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work and Criminal Justice
The sociology, anthropology, and criminal justice majors lead to a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree, while the social work major leads to a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree. The department offers open minors in sociology, anthropology, and criminal justice, as well as a minor in child welfare for social work students.The department also houses three interdisciplinary concentrations open to all majors: archaeology, gerontology, and addiction studies.
Ours is a dynamic and collegial department consisting of sociologists, anthropologists, social workers, and criminologists. Our faculty embrace both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies and have solid yet diverse theoretical orientations.