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. Kathleen Brock is Interim Lead Instructor of Education Research at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa. She was Vice President of Academics at Minnesota State Community and Technical College /M State in Moorhead from 2011 to 2014. She was Dean of Instruction at Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minneosta from 2007 to 2011. Dr. Brock […]
Dr. Ok-Hee Lee is Interim Dean of the College of Education and Human Services at Minnesota State University, Moorhead. She served as Co-Chair of the School of Teaching and Learning from 2006 until 2014. Dr. Lee received her Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction from Indiana University in 2004, and her M.A. in school administration from […]
We Are Proud of Pam Kiser, ’92, first-grade teacher and early literacy support at Robert Asp Elementary School, for being named the 2015 Moorhead Teacher of the Year. Kiser has worked in the district since 1992. She has been a paraprofessional, Title I teacher, Reading Recovery teacher, first-grade teacher and third-grade teacher prior to taking […]
Suzanne Al-Kayali, Sociology and Political Science Major