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Welcome to the Department of Social and Cultural Sciences at Marquette. We are a multidisciplinary department with faculty trained in anthropology, criminology, criminal justice, law, social work and sociology.


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Dr. Darren Wheelock receives Teacher-of-the-Year Award.

Dr. Darren Wheelock (CRLS) did a radio interview with Wisconsing Public Radion on the Death Penalty.

Dr. Rick Jones (SOCS) was recently awarded a Fullbright Award to Finland, where he'll spend his upcoming Fall 2018 sabbatical. Congratulations!

Current Research by Dr. Dawne Moon (SOCS) and Dr. Theresa Tobin (PHIL) is highlighted in a new blog entitled "Relationship, Humility, and Justice." Check it out.

Student Applications welcome for the 2018 Research Salon, Thursday, April 26, 2018, 5-7 pm. ------- Students, have research that you are working on? A creative project or a poster to share? The 2018 Research Salon is a wonderful opportunity to showcase your work, whether complete or still in-progress, to the entire SOCS community -- your fellow students, parents, faculty, and College deans! Submit your proposal by April 11th via the online submission form here. Questions? Contact jesse.cheng@marquette.edu. Looking forward to showing off your work!

Marquette criminology program earns high ranking nationawide in 2018 by the College Factual

Dr. Meghan Stroshine comments on NJ's Safe Stop Program that aims to keep driver's safe during traffic stops.

Dr. Sameena Mulla, Associate Professor of Social and Cultural Sciences has received the Margaret Mead Award from the American Anthropological Association and the Society for Applied Anthropology.

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