The Sociology and Criminal Justice Department offers programs in sociology, criminal justice and gerontology that cover an array of topics related to the study of society, the criminal justice system and human aging.
Dedicated faculty are highly accessible to students and have received awards and other recognition for their teaching, research and academic service. Students have the opportunity to collaborate with faculty on research projects and present their work at local and regional academic conferences. Students are also highly active outside the classroom through the Criminal Justice Association, Sociology Club and Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociology Honor Society, which provide unique forums to discuss topics related to their study and participate in student group events. Graduates are well prepared to pursue graduate school or careers in their chosen field.
Dr. Camille Brandt, School of Teaching and Learning, is one of the keynote presenters at the North Dakota Council of Administrators in Special Education Paraeducator Conference on June 20. She will be presenting strategies for working with students on the autism spectrum.
Following a search and interviews with the campus community, Lacey Saga has been appointed Director of Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Early Education Center. Saga received her bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education and a master’s in Curriculum and Instruction from MSUM. She has served as Interim Director of the EEC since 2009, after serving two [...]
Health Services Administration sophomore, Bailey Beauclair, was interviewed by area TV stations for her help with Make a Wish for Northern Cass siblings. Beauclair was there as part of community service required by the MSUM HSAD program. WDAY news report.
Steve Grineski, School of Teaching and Learning, presented a paper at the 15th Annual International Conference on Research in Education, sponsored by the Athens Institute for Education and Research, and held in Athens, Greece. The paper was titled, “We were pretty darn good”: A social history of the preparation of rural school teachers, 1900-1950.
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Suzanne Al-Kayali, Sociology and Political Science Major