MSU Sociology Call to Action

We are appalled at the recent wave of police brutality and police-involved killings of Black people across our country. We know these are not a new occurrence. We also know that the violence visited on Black and Brown people at the hands of police is but one form of a pervasive structural violence that threatens their economic livelihoods, social well-being, and physical and mental health.

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MSU is asking undergraduate students who planned to live in residence halls this fall to stay home and continue their education remotely. MSU is transitioning in-person or hybrid classes to a remote format. Off-campus students also are encouraged to stay home if possible. Read More


Chair Aaron McCright has a message to all new and returning Sociology students: You will get through this and be stronger for it.

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We have pulled together a variety of information to assist faculty and staff in preparing for online learning. 

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Dr. Carl Taylor, Diversity Champion

At the College of Social Science, we believe that the quality of our academic programs, learning, and work environments, depends upon our capacity to uphold the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We strive to cultivate an inclusive and welcoming college environment that celebrates a diversity of people, ideas, and perspectives.  Read more on our Diversity and Inclusion page highlighting the people and efforts of MSU Sociology.