Welcome to Marquette University’s Department of Social and Cultural Sciences!

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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.

Learn more about our majors.

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Interested in learning more about racial justice?  Browse through our NEW Anti-Racism Resource page, which includes recommended readings, links to data, Black-owned businesses, and more.... See also our list of regularly offered courses that address race and ethnicity.




In the News

Dr. Darren Wheelock and team are awarded $745k Mellon grant to support the Education Preparedness Program (EPP), an initiative that will help those impacted by incarceration succeed in higher education

Dr. Roberta Coles retires after 25 years

Dr. Cainkar's Islam Immersion trip featured in Wisconsin Muslim Journal.

Dr. Jane Peterson and ANTH alum Noel Hincha featured in COVID Conversations podcast on the impact of the 1919 pandemic in Chicago and the Bronzeville neighborhood (see Episode 15)

Meet Dr. Michelle Rodrigues and watch her trailer for ANTH 2201. Human Evolutionary Process

Ms. Volz Daniels featured in article about the needs of underpriveledged children

Dr. Cheng penned this op-ed for the NY Daily News about whether some cops are hooked on violence

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