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Welcome to  the Public Affairs and Social Research Department!

The Department of Public Affairs and Social Research offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in a variety of disciplines including Criminal Justice, Political Science, Public Administration and Sociology. In addition, we also have undergraduate minors in Geography and PreLaw. Each of these programs enable our students to think critically about the modern world and engage in social science research. Graduates of our department will fill a variety of critical roles in the public and private sectors. Consequently, our faculty are committed to building future leaders who are equipped to meet the challenges of the new century.

Chair: Dr. Claudia San Miguel

Department of Public Affairs and Social Research
5201 University Boulevard, 301 Canseco Hall, Laredo, TX 78041-1900
Phone: 956-326-2475       Email:




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5201 University Boulevard, Laredo, TX 78041-1900 Work956.326.2100