Featured Faculty

Dr. Katrina Hazzard-Donald Dr. Katrina Hazzard-Donald, Associate Professor of Sociology, explores African Americans’ experience and practice of the herbal healing folk belief tradition known as Hoodoo in her new book, Mojo Workin’: The Old African American Hoodoo System (University of Illinois Press: 2012. Working against conventional scholarship Hazzard-Donald argues that Hoodoo emerged first in three … Read more Featured Faculty

Student News

RU a Masterton Award Winner? Each year, the department confers the George Masterton Award (named for the department’s first chair) on graduating seniors for outstanding academic achievements, significant contribution to the department and campus, and for intellectual promise. Let the department chair know if you’d like to be considered for this award. In addition to … Read more Student News

New Faculty Settle In

Dr. Louis Tuthill, a criminologist, who teaching portfolio comprises theories of crime and delinquency and methods. His passion is spatial analysis and he is interested in finding like-minded students to work with him. Dr. Stephanie Bush-Baskette, another criminologist, teaches the same core classes plus ethics and policy. She also coordinates our off-campus programs at Mays … Read more New Faculty Settle In