Sociology and Anthropology
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Full-time Faculty

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  • Amy L Best

    Amy L Best

    Professor

    Sociology of everyday life, social inequalities, feminist and qualitative approaches to social research, youth and gender, sociology of food

  • Johanna K Bockman

    Johanna K Bockman

    Associate Professor

    Sociology: Globalization, neoliberalism, economic sociology, Eastern Europe, socialism and postsocialism, gentrification, Washington, DC

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  • John G. Dale

    John G. Dale

    Associate Professor

    Sociology: Globalization; transnational networks; comparative & historical sociology; economic sociology; political sociology; social movements & collective action; sociology of human rights; urban & community development; institutional management of imagination, creativity, and knowledge production; political cultures of impact investing and social entrepreneurship

  • Shannon N Davis

    Shannon N Davis

    Associate Professor

    Sociology of families and intimate relationships, gender ideologies, gender inequality, research methods

  • Rutledge M Dennis

    Rutledge M Dennis

    Professor

    Sociology: Sociology of ideas, theoretical sociology, political sociology, race and ethnic studies, urban communities, the sociology of W.E.B. Du Bois

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  • Nancy W Hanrahan

    Nancy W Hanrahan

    Associate Professor

    critical theory, cultural sociology, feminist theory, music and the arts

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  • Mark D Jacobs

    Mark D Jacobs

    Professor

    Sociology: Sociology of culture, social theory, social control and juvenile justice, public scandal

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  • Dae Young Kim

    Dae Young Kim

    Associate Professor

    Immigration, ethnicity, race, Asian American studies, and globalization

  • Lester R. Kurtz

    Lester R. Kurtz

    Professor

    Sociology: Nonviolent social movements, Gandhi, sociology of religion

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  • Patricia A Masters

    Patricia A Masters

    Associate Professor

    Sociology: Gender, social psychology, community, children and youth, family. and qualitative research methods

  • Tyler W. Myroniuk

    Tyler W. Myroniuk

    Assistant Professor

    Sociology: Fertility, Marriage, Mental health, Migration, Physical health, Social Capital, Sub-Saharan Africa, Quantitative Methods

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  • Joseph A Scimecca

    Joseph A Scimecca

    Professor

    Sociology: Humanist sociological theory, the sociology of higher education, and the intersection of social science and religion

  • Elizangela Storelli

    Elizangela Storelli

    Assistant Professor

    Sociology: Sociology of aging, including global population aging, well-being and retirement, sociology of family, gender inequality, international development, Latin and America, and quantitative studies.

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  • James Witte

    James Witte

    Director

    Director, Institute for Immigration Research

    Use of the world wide web to collect survey data, comparison of online and off line societies