We prepare future scholars and leaders to understand and tackle 21st century local and global social challenges from a sociological perspective that emphasizes social theory and social science analytics.

Special Events and Sociology Colloquiums 

October 7th at 7 pm - Purdue's "Pursuing Racial Justice Together" series - Dr. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, James B. Duke Professor of Sociology at Duke University.   

October 23rd at 3:30 pm - Dr. Alma Garza, Postdoctoral Fellow, "The (Dis)Empowering Curriculum: How Latino College Students Experience Stratified Course Instruction". Link

November 4th at 10:30 am - Amy Petts, PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, Purdue University
"Race and College Admissions". Link

Link to event flyer

Contact and Connect

The Department of Sociology main office is located in Stone Hall on the campus of Purdue University in West LafayetteIndiana.

Mailing Address:
700 W. State Street
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2059
Phone: (765) 494-4668 Fax: (765) 496-1476
Main office hours: Monday and Friday-Virtual, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday-8am to 1pm
Undergraduate office hours:  Monday and Friday-Virtual, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday-8am to 4pm
Social Media:

For more information please contact the following:

General Information: 
Candy Lawson, Main Office Admn. Asst.

Graduate Information:
Shawn Bauldry, Director of Graduate Studies

Tammy Crider, Assistant to the Head and Graduate Studies Director

Department Head: 
Linda Renzulli, Department Head

Tammy Crider, Assistant to the Head 

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 (765) 494-4600

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