SOCIOLOGY & CRIMINOLOGY
Sociology & Criminology Department
Students within the Sociology and Criminology Department engage in the scientific study of society as they conduct research and do field work, connect with professionals in their field, and prepare for success after graduation in a career or graduate school.
Associate Professor of Sociology and Department Head Sociology & Criminology
210 Lux Hall
The Status of Girls in North Carolina
The Status of Girls in North Carolina report, produced by Meredith College, documents factors that impact girls’ lives within the state.
News & Events
Johana Calderon Suarez, ’20, ’22, earned a master’s in criminal justice to advance her criminal justice career and help her community’s most vulnerable people.
Transfer student Aspen Degler, ’22, earned a double major in criminology and sociology with a minor in forensics. Meredith’s StrongPoints® program, an internship, and faculty mentors helped her determine her strengths and explore her career interests.
Inspired by a study abroad experience and with guidance from her faculty mentor, honors student Natalya Brown, ’21, chose to pursue three majors: Spanish, criminology, and sociology.
Sociology & Criminology Department Videos
Meredith College prepares women graduates for careers in criminology through a focus on leadership development, multiple internships, and opportunities to connect with local, state, and national professionals in the field.
Sociology major La’Meshia Whittington transferred to Meredith and found faculty who were excited to help her find ways to use her education to advance the nonprofit she founded.