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

Join us for the Eighth Annual Rev. Bruce A. Biever Undergraduate Research Salon on April 29th.  ATTENTION STUDENTS: Submissions due April 16.

Prof. Wendy Volz Daniels was interviewed in a story about the impact of the pandemic on student internships

Dr. Sameena Mulla discusses the impact of the pandemic on women in the workforce

Dr. Michael McCarthy wins prestigious Berggruen Institute Fellowship at USC for 2021-2022

Dr. Louise Cainkar honored with Community Engaged Teaching Award

Dr. Cainkar discusses taking a stand against anti-Asian violence

Former student Brendan Shine publishes article on cooperative economics

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. 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)


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