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:


We would be glad to help you with any Sociology question or issue you may have.

Carissa Nadonley, our Undergraduate Advisor, is able to handle all routine advising situations such as prerequisite overrides, approval of transfer courses, scheduling difficulties, and so forth.  Please e-mail Carissa at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and include your name and RUID in your email to either schedule an appointment or ask a question.  All email inquiries will be answered within 24 hours.

Walk-in hours are Monday through Friday 9:30am-1:00pm and 2:00pm-3:30pm at the Sociology Department, located in Davison Hall, 26 Nichol Avenue, Room 124 on Douglass Campus.