About Us

About Us

The Department of Sociology is a Ph.D. granting research department with explicitly defined missions of research, instruction, and service.

The Department resides within the College of Arts and Sciences, although its members also carry out research and service through the Mississippi Food Insecurity Project, the Social Science Research Center, Nsparc, Southern Rural Development Center, Crime and Justice Research Unit, as well as other research entities.

Our Department

With nearly 400 undergraduate majors in the department, we attract students because of the skill set we provide them.

From the Department Head Mission Statement Who to Contact

Our People

Our award-winning faculty do research and teach courses with an emphasis on inequality. Learn more about their research and areas of expertise by clicking below.

Faculty & Staff

Our Affiliates

Learn more about the centers and programs we work with to conduct research.

Affiliated Centers & Programs