Sociology at NIU

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Department News


Congratulations Diane Rodgers on her work with the DeKalb Area Women's Center


Congratulations Abu Bah on being awarded the Carneige African Diaspora Fellowship award!


Congratulations Kristen Myers on being named a Presidential Teaching Professor and also on receiving a Midwest Sociological Society Research award!


Carol Walther has been elected Vice President of the Southwestern Sociological Association.


Fall 2014 Success CHECKLIST for new SOCI students

New Fall 2014
Sociology Newsletter

Sociology Program Info


Want to learn more about Sociology?

Learn why Sociology is a perfect major for the 21st Century including what students have to say and sociology career paths


NIU Sociology introduces a new Certificate in Criminology.


Do you want to become aSociology Major, declare a  Minor, or speak to an advisor? Or are you interested in our graduate program?


Read the latest edition of our newsletter, The Social Network

Events & Engagement


Sociology Club meets the first Wednesday from 12-1 of each month:
Sept. 3; Oct. 1; Nov. 5; Dec. 3
Meetings are held in Watson 110


Find out about our global engagement activities including recent Summer Study Abroad courses:

The Hague, Netherlands with Prof. Laura Heideman.

Sierra Leone with Prof. Abu Bah.  Learn more about this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity "African Democracy and Socieo-Economic Development through Sustainable Engineering."


Engaging with local communities... and making an impact.


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