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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News

Professor’s Book Looks at Cultural Change in ChileProfessor’s Book Looks at Cultural Change in Chile

October 14, 2019

Anton Daughters, associate professor of anthropology, recently published his book “Memories of Earth and Sea.” The book examines Chile’s Chiloé Archipelago and a unique case of culture change and rapid industrialization in the 20th century. Since the arrival of the first European settlers in the late 1500s, Chiloé was given little attention by colonial and … Read More

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

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