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

Department News and Events

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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

Watch the Pere Marquette Award Ceremony featuring Dr. Darren Wheelock (2020 recipient of the University Excellence in Teaching award)

Dr. Sameena Mulla honored with 2020-2021 Excellence in Faculty Advising Award

Watch trailer for new ANTH special topics course, ANTH 4930. Understanding Primates.

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

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

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


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