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Merril Silverstein

Professor and Chair, Sociology Department

Professor, Human Development and Family Science, Falk College

Marjorie Cantor Endowed Professor in Aging

314 Lyman Hall
315.443.3969 |

Edwin Ackerman

Edwin Ackerman

Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Director, Sociology Department

Senior Research Associate, Program on Latin America and the Caribbean

329 Eggers Hall
315.443.4030 |

Selina Gallo-Cruz

Selina Gallo-Cruz

Associate Professor and Graduate Director, Sociology Department

Research Co-Director, Advocacy and Activism

Senior Research Associate, Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration

304 Maxwell Hall
315.443.3079 |


Janet M. Coria

Janet M. Coria

Administrative Specialist, Sociology Department

302 Maxwell Hall
315.443.2347 |

Janet Coria is the administrative assistant in the Sociology Department. She has worked at the University for 26 years; 12 of them in Falk College Marriage & Family Therapy and 14 in the Sociology Department. She has a B.A. degree in sociology from LeMoyne College and is a lifelong resident of Syracuse. She is responsible for the department budgets and for scheduling classes. She works closely with the graduate students and assists with admissions, submitting TA and fellowship information and degree certification. She assists with faculty searches and part-time instructor postings. She has two children and two grandchildren and is a huge Syracuse basketball fan.

Sociology Department
302 Maxwell Hall