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  Camden Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2023 Liberal Arts Colleges Programs, Faculty, and Courses Sociology (920), Anthropology (070), and Criminal Justice (202)  

Sociology (920), Anthropology (070), and Criminal Justice (202)


Major requirements in sociology and criminal justice at Rutgers University-Camden can be completed only through daytime attendance.

Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice

Acting Chair: Wojtek M.Wolfe, B.A., SUNY (Binghamton); M.A., Ph.D., Colorado (Boulder)


Gail A. Caputo, B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers

Cindy Dell Clark, B.A., Pennsylvania; M.A., Ph.D., Chicago

Cati Coe, B.A., Wesleyan; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania

Katrina Hazzard-Donald, B.A., Wilberforce; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell

Michelle L. Meloy, B.A., Indiana; M.A., Northern Illinois; Ph.D., Delaware

Jane A. Siegel, B.A., Drew; M.S., Ph.D., Pennsylvania

Associate Professors:

Joan Maya Mazelis, B.A., SUNY (Binghamton); M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania

Richard Stansfield, B.A., Sussex (UK); M.P.P., Oregon State; Ph.D., Delaware

Laura Napolitano, B.S., St. Joseph's; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania

Chinyere Osuji, B.A., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign); A.M., Harvard; Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)

Assistant Professors:

Nathan Link, B.S., College of New Jersey; M.S.W., Rutgers; Ph.D., Temple

Daniel Semenza, B.A., Marist; M.A., The New School; Ph.D., Emory

Sarah Tosh, B.A., Boston; Ph.D., CUNY (Graduate Center)

Kayla Preito-Hodge, B.A., Boston College; M.A., Ph.D., Massachusetts (Amherst)

Associate Teaching Professor:

Harry Rhea, B.A., Rutgers; Ph.D., National University of Ireland

Assistant Teaching Professor:

Ross Allen, B.A., Rutgers; M.A., West Chester; J.D., Widener

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice offers two majors, one in sociology and one in criminal justice. The department also offers minors in all three subjects. Each of these programs is designed to draw on the combined strengths of sociology, anthropology, and criminology in fostering a broad awareness of the nature and functioning of human societies and of the ways in which such knowledge can be put to use. The sociology major is the broader of the two available majors, allowing students substantial latitude in putting together a program of courses from all three fields. Sociology graduates typically go on to a wide range of careers in social services, education, and business, as well as to graduate study in sociology and related fields. The criminal justice program prepares students for careers in a broad array of justice-related settings. Criminal justice courses are complemented with relevant sociological course offerings as well.

Both majors develop a foundation in the methods and theories of their chosen field. It is strongly recommended that students considering graduate study in anthropology, criminal justice, or sociology have a reading knowledge of a foreign language and an understanding of statistics. Statistics for Criminal Justice (50:202:302) is strongly recommended for students considering graduate study.

Students wishing to major in either sociology or criminal justice must declare a major in the registrar's office. Students wishing to major in anthropology should talk to an adviser early in their college career about options for a self-designed major. Declared majors in sociology and criminal justice are assigned a departmental faculty mentor. Majors should check with the department secretary to find out who their mentor is.

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