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Sociology at NIU

Department News

Congratulations to Abu Bah, who has just been promoted to the rank of full professor!

Congratulations to Simon Weffer, our new Director of Undergraduate Studies!

Congratulations to Kirk Miller, who has recently stepped into the role of Associate Dean for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences!

Thank you and welcome to our Acting Chair for the year, Mike Ezell!

Congratulations to Diane Rodgers, who will be our new Director of Graduate Studies starting this Fall!

The Sociology MA program has established an applied/internship capstone option beginning 2018-19.  Contact Dr. Diane Rodgers, Director of Graduate Studies, for more information about this and other opportunities in our graduate program.



More about Sociology

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.

Find out about the Certificate in Criminology.

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



Events & Engagement

Interested in Sociology Club?  Our next meeting will be Tuesday, Octber 3rd from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm in Watson 110. Get involved, have fun, and learn more about Sociology with our student organization!

For up-to-the-minute announcements about Sociology events, like us on facebook.

See pictures from our annual Habitat for Humanity spring break in this slideshow!