COVID-19 Update

Rutgers University has moved teaching online for the remainder of the semester. For all those enrolled in classes, all instructors should have provided you with information on how to best contact them during this period. If you have more general departmental inquiries, please contact one of us using the email addresses below. Take care, all.

Department Chair: Julie Phillips, Email:
Graduate Director: Steven Brechin, Email:
Undergraduate Director: Sharon Bzostek, Email:
Senior Department Administrator: Lisa Iorillo, Email:
Graduate Program Coordinator: Marie Ferguson, Email:
Undergraduate Administrative Assistant: Carissa Nadonley, Email:

Graduate Union of Sociology Students (GUSS)

The Graduate Union of Sociology Students (GUSS) is a graduate student run organization that provides a formal information conduit with the faculty and department. We facilitate discussion and action with regard to graduate student issues and ideas. To contact us, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

GUSS Officers 2018-2019:

Chair: Haruki Eda

Secretary: Mario Mercado-Diaz

Treasurer: Mario Mercado-Diaz

Undergraduate Committee Representative: Haruki Eda

Faculty Meeting Representative: Alexandru Panait

Graduate Committee Representative: Endia Hayes

Film / Social Events Coordinator:
 Alexandru Panait

Union Representative: Amanda Kaplan

Ombudsperson: Maria Espinoza

Diversity Committee Representative: Ashley Hollingshead

Colloquium Committee Representative: Jason Phillips

First Year Representative: TBD