Related Programs

The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice sponsors several programs and events to encourage social justice awareness and sociological skills among students and the community.

Farmers Market Manager Internship

Starting in the Spring 2012 semester, the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice developed a Farmers Market Manager Internship. This internship is an exciting opportunity for a talented Sociology major to manage a real farmers market!

Interfaith Dialogues: LGBTQI+ Spirituality

The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Southeastern Louisiana University will host a series of interfaith dialogues about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex spirituality. The series, said Associate Professor of Sociology Marc Settembrino, is intended to examine how diverse area faith communities incorporate LGBTQI+ individuals.

Dialogues are scheduled April 2, 16, and 30, 2019 from 12:30 until 2 p.m. in the Student Union Theatre. Admission is free, and the public is welcome.

Schedule Speakers
April 2 - Rev. Paul Beedle of First Unitarian Universalist Church of New Orleans and Rev. Elizabeth Lott of St. Charles Street Baptist Church

April 16 - Rev. Jay Hodgewood of Rayne Memorial United Methodist Church and Rabbi David Gerber of Congregation Gates of Prayer

April 30 - Pastor James Hartman of the Metropolitan Community Church of Baton Rouge and Rev. Angie Kretzer of First Christian Church in Hammond


Social Justice Lecture Series

In 2004, the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice organized the annual Social Justice Lecture Series as a means of bringing nationally- and internationally-recognized social justice activists to the Southeastern community.

LEaD Talk Series

The LEaD Series is designed to bring criminal justice leaders and other professionals working in law enforcement, corrections, courts, private sector security and other support activities to speak
about their careers and professional activities. Our speakers will provide you with an inside glimpse into your future LEADERSHIP, EDUCATION and DEVELOPMENT (LEaD) that are
required in the criminal justice field, you are thinking about entering.

Our speakers are graduates of Southeastern who will speak about their own SLU educational experience and studies, how they selected criminal justice as a profession, and how they
developed their particular interest and specialties.


Graduate Internship Programs


Department Minors


Alpha Phi Sigma Honor Society


Alpha Kappa Delta