Sociology at NIU

Department News

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

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

Congratulations Kristen Myers on receiving the Presidential Teaching Professors award, also on receiving the Midwest Sociological Society Research award!!!!!

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

Welcome to our newest faculty member - Prof. Laura Heideman Prof. Heideman holds a joint appointment in Sociology and NGO Leadership and Development.



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

NIU Sociology introduces a new 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?

Department newsletter: The Social Network


Events & Engagement

 Undergraduate Sociology Symposium & Spring Awards Ceremony will be held in the Chandelier Room  Friday April 25, 2014.  

Sociology Week is October 28-30, ending with the annual Illinois Sociological Association meetings on Friday, Nov. 1.  The week kicks off with a meet the faculty event at Pizza Pros on Monday, Oct. 28.  Come out, meet your favorite professor and have a slice of pizza.

2013 Summer Study Abroad June 15-30 in Sierra Leone with Prof. Abu Bah.  Learn more about this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity "African Democracy and Socio-Economic Development through Sustainable Engineering."  

Find out about our global engagement activities, including student reviews of Prof. Bah's 2010 study abroad to Sierra Leone. 

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

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