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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Lynda Lytle Holmstrom

Lynda Lytle Holmstrom

Professor Emerita
Ph.D., Brandeis University

Medical Sociology, Family, Violence Against Women

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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