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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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Department sponsors teach-in event Understanding Race After Charlottesville

Gender and Society blog features Dr. Mulla's and Dr. Hlavka's article "Dismantling Victim Credibility in the Child Sexual Assault Trial"

Dr. Lynch presented at the "Principles in Crisis" panel at the Conference by Jesuit Universities Humanitarian Action Network

Dr. Sameena Mulla received 2017 Scholar of the Year Award from Kingler College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Jane Peterson, Chair of the Department of Social and Cultural Sciences, has been selected as the 2017 Nora Finnigan Werra Faculty Achievement Award from the Association of Marquette University Women.

Dr. Semukhina's paper "Public Assistance of Police during Criminal Investigations: Russian Experience" was selected as a runner-up for the best paper of the year by Police, Practice and Research Journal


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