Walker Weels Forward to Address Social Disparities in Health
Ben Walker, a graduate student in the department, has began researching social disparities in the healthcare system during the pandemic.
May 18, 2020
DeJuanay Hunter Places In Poetry Contest
Mississippi State University Libraries held its 1st Annual Undergrad Poetry Contest this spring as part of its National Poetry Month celebration.
May 4, 2020
Congratulations to all Graduates!
On behalf of the faculty from Sociology, Criminology, and Social Work, I want to congratulate the spring 2020 graduates on accomplishing this milestone! As one famous quote says: “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
May 1, 2020
Criminology and Sociology Undergraduates Honored with Departmental Awards
Outstanding Sociology Undergraduate Award: Emily Tingle
April 29, 2020
Sociology Graduate Students Honored with Departmental Awards
The sociology department is proud to honor our outstanding graduate students with the following awards.
April 27, 2020
Sociology Students Successfully Defend Honor’s Theses
Ben MackinTitle of Thesis: A Content Analysis of Newspaper Coverage of ICE Raids of Mississippi Poultry PlantsAdvisor: Dr. Holli Seitz (Communications)Committee: Dr. Diego Thompson (Sociology), Dr. Anastasia Elder (Honors)
April 24, 2020
Sociology Faculty Member David May Selected for Prestigious Research Awards
Dr. David May, Professor of Sociology, was the recipient of the 2020 Ralphe E. Powe Research Excellence Award, which is the University’s highest research honor. Dr.
April 22, 2020
Social Work Students Receive Awards and Scholarships
We would like to congratulate the following social work students on their academic accomplishments this semester: Mallorie Moore, a senior social work student will be graduating Summa Cum Laude this semester.
April 20, 2020
Sociology Major Ben Mackin Selected for Prestigious Spirit of State Award
I am so pleased that Ben Mackin is a Spirit of State award recipient this year. Ben is a leader on our campus demonstrated through his service to the Student Association and the Shackouls Honors College, and Ben is also a leader in the classroom.
April 19, 2020
Dr. Vancil-Leap Featured in Mid-South Sociological Association's Newsletter
Dr. Ashley Vancil-Leap wrote a piece for the Mid-South Sociological Association’s newsletter about community-engaged learning.
April 18, 2020
Summer Courses 2020
Attached is a list of the Sociology, Criminology, and Social Work courses that will be offered this Summer. If you have any questions regarding the courses please reach out to our Academic Coordinator, Mrs. Dean.
April 17, 2020