The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Old Dominion University features a diverse faculty with vast expertise in the areas of inequality, social justice, sociology of health, and criminology and criminal justice. The Department offers undergraduate degrees in Sociology, Sociology with Social Welfare Emphasis and Criminal Justice. At the graduate level, we offer a Ph.D. in Criminology & Criminal Justice.

The 22 full-time tenure track faculty and five lecturers serve more than 1,200 undergraduate majors and 30 graduate students. Our faculty regularly publish in top-ranked journals as well as present their research at national and international conferences. We have secured external funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), local and state agencies, and private research organizations.

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