Welcome to the Sociology Department

Professor Karen A. Cerulo has written several articles and a book (Deciphering Violence: the Cognitive Structure of Right and Wrong) on media and violence.  She can comment on the various effects of media violence, and the “rules” that govern the presentation of violent messages and images.  She can also speak to the role of media in specific social events – i.e. mass murders, copycat crimes, youth violence, terrorism, etc.
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;
 Two new faculty position openings

Undergraduate Program

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

Graduate Program


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