Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice

Sociology and Criminal Justice

The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice aspires to be an innovative and inspirational producer of cultural and transformational graduates dedicated to solving complex issues impacting our global society. The mission of the Department is to rigorously prepare graduates who are well equipped to be critical thinkers and engaged citizens of an increasingly knowledge-intensive and globally diverse society. Students in the department have small class sizes, dedicated faculty, opportunities to complete part-time and full-time internships, as well as, participate in several student organizations in our department.

Clubs and Organizations

Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) International Sociology Honor Society - Tau of Florida Chapter
Adviser: Dr. Helen Brethauer-Gay

Juvenile Justice Club
Advisor: Mr. Roscoe Turnquest
Co-Adviser: Mrs. Carla Lippett

Lambda Alpha Epsilon (LAE) - Alpha Mu Upsilon Chapter
Adviser: Dr. Felecia Dix-Richardson

National Association of Black in Criminal Justice (NABCJ)
Adviser: Dr. Felecia Dix-Richardson

Pan African Cultural Heritage Institute (PANCHI) Associate Fellows - FAMU Chapter
Adviser: Ms. Wakeelah T. Falden
Co-Adviser: Dr. Nzinga Metzger

Sociology and Criminal Justice Club
Adviser: Dr. Ray Von Robertson


Contact Info

1740 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
403 Perry Paige
Tallahassee, Florida 32307

P: (850)599-3316/8826
F: (850)599-8541

E: sociologycj@famu.edu