Department of Sociology

Sociology Faculty

Dr. Rupert C. Koeninger Wall of Honor

Sociology Students Visit Austin

Sociology Students Visit Austin

Sociology Students Visit Atlanta

Sociology Students Visit Atlanta

Dr. Bonanno in Argentina

“Neither the life of an individual nor the history of a society can be understood without understanding both.”

C. Wright Mills

The Department of Sociology at Sam Houston State University is committed to furthering knowledge of social life, social change, and the causes and consequences of human behavior using the context of globalization. While in the program, students develop the “sociological advantage,” or the ability to examine interpersonal relationships and relate them to the larger social world.

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April 12-15, 2017: Sociology Students Visit Austin

Several Sociology Majors and one alumnus recently traveled to Austin to participate in the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Social Science Association. 


Pictured left to right are Dr. Mariah Zimpfer, Tiffani Dawson, Megan Bennet, Jessica Ashworth, Dillon Lay, Rosalia Orozco, Lesly Rodriguez, Dr. Emily Cabaniss and Dr. James Stykes


Alumnus Jessica Stark and current major Ethan Cutrone presented a poster: A Comparative Analysis of the Alligator Commodity Chain, with Professor Douglas H. Constance

February 24, 2017: Former Sociology Department Chair Dr. Rupert C. Koeninger named to CHSS Wall of Honor


January 2017: Dr. Melissa Tackett-Gibson selected as Director of Internships for the Department of Sociology

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