Welcome!

This site serves as the gateway for each I Heart Sociology site for students seeking a Sociology degree at Occidental CollegeOxy is a small, private liberal arts college located in Los Angeles, CA.

You can visit the course website for each course by clicking the links below:

Contemporary Sociological Theory (Fall 2011)

Deviance (Spring 2012)

Criminology (Spring 2012)

Punishment (Fall 2012)

Race and Ethnicity in American Society (Fall 2012)

These courses are taught by Danielle Dirks, an Assistant Professor within the Department of Sociology. Before joining the faculty at Oxy, she completed her Ph.D. in Sociology atThe University of Texas at Austin. Her research and teaching interests focus on social inequality and justice in America.