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sociology department

Sarah Babb

Sarah Babb

Professor and Chair
Ph.D., Northwestern University

Curriculum Vitae*

Economic Sociology, Latin America, Political Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Organizations, Globalization

Lara Birk

Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Boston College

Curriculum Vitae*

Medical Sociology, Mental Health, Disability and Society, Social Psychology, Education

Charles Derber

Professor
Ph.D., University of Chicago

Curriculum Vitae*

Political Economy, Culture, Social Change

Bill Gamson

Professor
Ph.D., University of Michigan

Curriculum Vitae* - Current
Curriculum Vitae
* - Through 1981

Political Sociology, Collective Behavior/Social Movements, Mass Communication/Public Opinion

Brian Gareau

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz

Curriculum Vitae*

Environmental Sociology, Science, Knowledge and Technology, Globalization, Rural Sociology/Agrofood Studies, Global
Environmental Governance

Paul Gray

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Yale University

Curriculum Vitae*

Social Change and Development, Methods, Business and Society

 

Sharlene Hesse-Biber

Sharlene Hesse-Biber

Professor
Ph.D., University of Michigan

Curriculum Vitae*

Qualitative Methodology, Race/Class/Gender, Women and Health

Kimberly Hoang

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Curriculum Vitae*

Global Sociology, Immigration, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Political Economy, Qualitative Research Methods, Asia and Southeast Asia

Kyoung-yim Kim

Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Toronto

Curriculum Vitae*

Sport Sociology, Feminist Transnational/Postcolonial Studies of Sport and Physical Cultural Studies

Zine Magubane

Zine Magubane

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Harvard University

Curriculum Vitae*

Gender and Sexuality, Colonialism and Post-Colonialism, Globalization, Race and Class

Michael Malec

Michael Malec

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Purdue University

Curriculum Vitae*

Sports, Undergraduate Education/Teaching, Statistics

C. Shawn McGuffey

C. Shawn McGuffey

Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Curriculum Vitae*

Childhood, Family, Race/Class/Gender, Qualitative Methods, Social Psychology, Trauma

Sara Moorman

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

Curriculum Vitae*

Aging and the Life Course, Family, Medical Sociology, Quantitative Methods, Social Psychology

Gustavo Morello

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Buenos Aires-Argentina

Curriculum Vitae*

Religion, Global and Transnational Sociology, Political Sociology

Stephen J. Pfohl

Stephen J. Pfohl

Professor
Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Curriculum Vitae*

Theory, Cultural Studies, Crime, Deviance, and Social Control

Natasha Sarkisian

Natasha Sarkisian

Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Curriculum Vitae*

Race/Class/Gender; Quantitative Methods; Family; Aging and the Life Course

Paul G. Schervish

Paul G. Schervish

Professor, Director of the Center for Wealth and Philanthropy
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

Curriculum Vitae*

Religion, Theory, Philanthropy

Juliet Schor

Professor
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Curriculum Vitae*
Short Biography*

Economy and Society, Cultural Sociology, Gender

 

Eve Spang

Eve Spangler

Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Curriculum Vitae*

Occupations/Professions, Occupational Health, Race/Class/Gender

John Williamson

John Williamson

Professor
Ph.D., Harvard University

Curriculum Vitae*

Aging/Social Gerontology, Policy Analysis/Public Policy, Quantitative Methodology

Severyn Bruyn

Severyn Bruyn

Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., University of Illinois

Curriculum Vitae

Lisa Dodson

Lisa Dodson

Research Professor
Ph.D., Brandeis University

Curriculum Vitae*

Women, Families, and Poverty; Policy Analysis/Public Policy; Qualitative Methodology

Lynda Lytle Holmstrom

Lynda Lytle Holmstrom

Professor Emerita
Ph.D., Brandeis University

Medical Sociology, Family, Violence Against Women

Eva Garroutte

Eva Garroutte

Research Associate Professor
Ph.D., Princeton University

Curriculum Vitae*

Native American Studies; health disparities; racial and ethnic identity; medical communication; religion; storytelling.

David Karp

David Karp

Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., New York University

Curriculum Vitae*

Social Psychology, Qualitative Methodology, Mental Health

Ritchie Lowry

Ritchie Lowry

Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley

Economy and Society, Political Sociology, Military Sociology

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