Message from the Chair
Welcome from Dr. Anna Zajicek 

The Department of Sociology and Criminology is a very dynamic, productive, friendly, and student success-oriented unit in Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences. Our popular and valuable majors, with over 400 undergraduate students, and over 100 double majors, prepare students for meaningful and rewarding careers. The department excels in teaching, and community outreach/engagement. Our students have access to three research centers where they can engage in research and/or gain valuable internship experiences. Please explore our departmental homepage, including the information about our student organizations and honors opportunities.


Affiliated Research Centers



Alumni Spotlight

Jill Niemeier photo alumni
Jill Niemeier
 BA and MA in Sociology | 2018

She chose to pursue an MA in sociology at the University of Arkansas after obtaining her BA from the same program. Now, Jill decided to do a year of service as an AmeriCorps VISTA. She serves at the University of Arkansas in the Center for Community Engagement as the Outreach and Engagement Program Advisor. In addition to her  VISTA position, she is teaching an online general sociology course at the University of Arkansas.