Welcome to the Sociology Department

Professor Patrick J. Carr has written extensively on crime control, youth violence and rural “brain drain.” He lectures to audiences all over the world about community policing and crime control.  His research, have been featured in numerous media outlets, including Newsweek, the Wall Street Journal, Reader's Digest, and NPR. 
Title: Associate Professor, Rutgers Department of Sociology
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Professor Karen A. Cerulo writes on the myth of growing individualism and dying communityShe can comment on trends in activism, collective action, individualism, isolationism, and self-absorption.
Title:  Professor, Rutgers Department of Sociology
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Professor Arlene Stein has written extensively about how subcultures and social movements challenge cultural norms. She is the author of The Stranger Next Door: The Story of a Small Community's Battle over Sex, Faith, and Civil Rights, a book about a religious right campaign to restrict homosexuality.  She also writes about religious views of gender and sexuality.
Title:  Professor, Rutgers Departments of Sociology
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Upcoming Events

 12 Jul 2018;
 10:00AM - 03:30PM
 Redesigned website goes live!
 03 Aug 2018;
 12:00AM
 Two new faculty position openings

Undergraduate Program

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March for Our Lives rally, Newark, NJ, March 24, 2018

Graduate Program

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New RU Sociology Ph.D.s and their Advisors, May 2018

Diversity and Inclusion

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Outdoor Mural, Hale St., New Brunswick, NJ