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The department offers undergraduate programs in Sociology (major; minor) and Criminology (major; minor). Please take your time and explore our website. You can find information about our current course offerings in Sociology and Criminology; learn more about our department and our award-winning faculty; read about what students are involved with in and out of the classroom; check out resources regarding internships, career preparation, research, service learning, and graduate school; and review our departmental newsletter. Should you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact Dr. Robert DeFina, the Department Chair, at 610.519.4482.
Congratulations to Dr. McCorkel on her new book!
In Breaking Women, Jill A. McCorkel draws upon four years of on-the-ground research in a major US women's prison to uncover why tougher drug policies have so greatly affected those incarcerated there, and how the very nature of punishment in women's detention centers has been deeply altered as a result...Read More.
Brianna Remster is excited to be a member of the department and Villanova community. She holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from Penn State. Her primary teaching and research interests are in the areas of crime and deviance, punishment and inequality, and the life course. Read more...