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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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Criminology and Law Studies program launches new Master's in data analytics starting Fall 2019

Anthropology student receives prestigious Newman Civic Fellowship.

Dr. Michael McCarthy (SOCI) discusses the concept of ‘solidarity’ in the context of current progressive and social democratic movements.

Wendy Volz Daniels helps students find transformative internships.

Social Welfare and Justice alum helps youth in crisis.

Dr. Heather Hlavka’s interview on Slate relates her research on teens and sexual violence to the Kavanaugh case.

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

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

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

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