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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
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For more information please contact the following:

General Information: 
Maria Scott, Department Admin. Assistant

Dan Rudel, Academic Programs Manager

Jessica Hathaway, Lead Business Office Assistant

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 



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