About the Sociology, Anthropology & Justice Systems Department

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Justice Systems offers programs that enhance your understanding of the world as you explore connections among individuals, societies, and cultures. Developing a keen sense of the world you work in, along with important skills such as critical thinking, problem solving and communication, gives you an advantage in the professional world.

The department offers two undergraduate programs:

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Justice Systems is one of the departments in the School of Social and Cultural Studies.

Department Chair

Amber Johnson
Dr. Amber Johnson
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Above all else, Truman has given me the resources and opportunities to be able to sculpt myself into the best possible student, citizen, and person that I can be.

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News

Hannah: Internship at Lewelling Quaker MuseumHannah: Internship at Lewelling Quaker Museum

August 7, 2019

This summer, I interned at the Lewelling Quaker Museum in Salem, Iowa. The museum is dedicated to the Lewelling family, the Underground Railroad, and the Quaker faith. I have met hundreds of people from all over the country and from other continents. It has truly been an eye-opening experience for me. —Hannah Feehan (Sociology/Anthropology major, … Read More

Emily: Gaining Experience in the Legal FieldEmily: Gaining Experience in the Legal Field

August 5, 2019

As an intern for the Presiding 10th Judicial Circuit Court Judge Rachel Bringer Shepherd, I gained first-hand experience in the legal field and made countless connections with lawyers and judges throughout Northeast Missouri. I was able to help out with the local Guardian ad Litem training, attended a Federal Bar Seminar, looked into a post-conviction … Read More

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Classes Begin
August 19
SAB Presents: Jurassic Park
August 23 • 9:00pm - 11:30pm

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