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  • Rasmieyh R Abdelnabi

    Rasmieyh R Abdelnabi

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Sociology: Sociology of Globalization, Social Movements, Transnational Women's Movements, Arab Culture and Society, Gender and Feminist Studies

  • Daniel Kamran Afzal

    Daniel Kamran Afzal

    Graduate Lecturer

    Sociology

  • Hansel Alejandro Aguilar Avila

    Hansel Alejandro Aguilar Avila

    Graduate Lecturer

    Sociology: trasnationalism, crimmigration, unaccompanied minors, deported migrants, Northern Triangle, Honduras, youth, human rights, integration, re-integration, religion

  • Syed Mohammed Ali

    Syed Mohammed Ali

    Adjunct Faculty

    Political economy, rural development, state and donor interactions, governance, South Asia, Pakistan

  • Abbas Alizadeh

    Abbas Alizadeh

    Sociology: critical theory, Marxian sociology, social inequality, economic and historical sociology, Asiatic mode of production, oriental despotism, hydraulic societies, sociology of development, pre-capitalist economic formations, sociology of nomads, rural sociology, sociology of culture, anthropology, and human evolution.

  • Marisa Camille Allison
  • Abdullah Alnassar

    Abdullah Alnassar

    Sociology

  • Claire Anderson

    Claire Anderson

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Sociology: collective/social memory and policy making; post-conflict commemoration and remembrance; post-socialist Eastern Europe; Poland

  • Jamie D. Aprile

    Jamie D. Aprile

    Adjunct Faculty

    Anthropology: Political economy, archaeological theory, excavation methods, lithic artifact analysis, European prehistory, Greek and Roman archaeology

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  • Aziza Bayou

    Aziza Bayou

    Adjunct Faculty

    Anthropology: Economic anthropology, political economy, New Orleans, colonialism, ethnicity and identity, adaptation, human evolution, immigration and transnationalism, tourism, pedagogy, methodology

  • Amy L Best

    Amy L Best

    Professor

    Sociology: Education, social inequalities, youth, identity and intersectionality, children's health, community sociology, micro sociology, cultural sociology, sociology of everyday life, consumer markets and commercial life, sociology of food, farm to school, food access and food insecurity, feminist and qualitative approaches to social research, ethnography, program evaluation

  • Alysia Blake

    Alysia Blake

    Sociology: immigrant integration, stigma, gender and race, social justice

  • Thomasina Borkman

    Thomasina Borkman

    Emeritus Faculty

    Sociology: Sociology of health and illness, organizational analysis, small group behavior, social problems, qualitative research methods

  • Sean Frederick Brown
  • Karen Bryant

    Karen Bryant

    Sociology: Sociology of human rights, especially human right to a healthy environment, environmental human rights defenders, and indigenous rights including self-determination and right to free, prior, and informed consent; Marx; conflict theory; settler colonial theory; epistemologies of the “South”; political sociology; sociologies of violence, emancipation, and peace; environmental sociology; humans-in-nature; activism and social movements, especially transnational human rights and rights of nature movements; Third sector; Social networks; Systems thinking, especially regenerative socioecological systems, transformation, re-localization of economies, alternative futures. Sociological methods: quantitative, qualitative, mixed, and participatory research methods. Anthropology: biological, cultural, and political.

  • Anna Marie Burcham

    Anna Marie Burcham

    Executive Assistant to Department Chair

  • Katrina Burkett

    Katrina Burkett

    Sociology: social inequality, human rights, public sociology, and popular culture

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  • Tanya Catignani

    Tanya Catignani

    Affiliate Faculty

  • Melissa A. Cidade

    Melissa A. Cidade

    Adjunct Faculty

    Sociology: Survey Methodology; Statistics; Survey Cognition; Sociology of Religion

  • Jamie L Clark

    Jamie L Clark

    Assistant Professor

    Anthropology: Paleolithic archaeology, human-environmental interaction, hunter-gatherer lifeways, zooarchaeology

  • Elizabeth Clay

    Elizabeth Clay

    Adjunct Faculty

    Anthropology: Historical archaeology, Caribbean anthropology, Landscape studies, French cultural and postcolonial studies, African Diaspora archaeology, Cultural Heritage

  • Kristopher Ray Cleland

    Kristopher Ray Cleland

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Sociology: Food Security & Sovereignty, Morality, Deservingness, Qualitative Methods, Pedagogy, Critical Theory, Social Psychology, and Applied & Public Sociology

  • Virginia Coffman

    Virginia Coffman

    Sociology

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  • John G. Dale

    John G. Dale

    Associate Professor

    Sociology: sociology of human rights; political sociology; social movements; global and transnational sociology; science, knowledge, and technology; law and transnational conflict; critical sociology of development; community and urban sociology; comparative and historical sociology; and area specialist in Burma/Myanmar.

  • DéShondra Dandridge

    DéShondra Dandridge

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Larissa Chanté Daniels-Hill

    Larissa Chanté Daniels-Hill

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Anthropology

  • Shannon N Davis

    Shannon N Davis

    Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs, George Mason University, Korea

    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

  • Lilianna Deveneau

    Lilianna Deveneau

    Graduate Professional Assistant

    Sociology: human rights; gender; childhood studies; (in)equality; public health; mixed methods; critical sociology; public sociology; interprofessional collaboration

  • Sean Doody

    Sean Doody

    Graduate Lecturer

    Sociology: Political economy, digital sociology, computational sociology, science & technology, critical realism

  • Jade Durant

    Jade Durant

    Pursuing a Marketing Major in the School of Business in the Honors College

  • Basak Durgun

    Basak Durgun

    Urban spaces, gentrification, governmentality, globalization and transnational sexualities

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  • Terilee Edwards-Hewitt

    Terilee Edwards-Hewitt

    Graduate Lecturer, SOC Graduate Liaison

    Gender and Sexuality; mass and popular culture; social media/digital ethnography; disability, historical and modern US culture.

  • Mohamed Elgohari

    Mohamed Elgohari

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Sociology: Political Sociology, Law, Democratization, Social Movements, Middle East, Egypt.

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  • Fanni Farago

    Fanni Farago

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Sociology: sociology of education, immigration, life course transitions, emotions, health, applied sociology, and mixed-methods research

  • Robert Priessman Fenton

    Robert Priessman Fenton

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Kota Andrejko Fleming

    Kota Andrejko Fleming

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Anthropology: Skeletal Trauma, Archaeology of Violence, Forensic Anthropology, Osteology, Bioarchaeology of the Southwest, Egypt, Asia, Archaeology, Ancient Egyptian Art and Archaeology

  • Yukiko Furuya

    Yukiko Furuya

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Sociology: Social stratification, school to work transition, labor market, education

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  • Gabriela Maria Galeano
  • Viridiana M Garcia

    Viridiana M Garcia

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Felicia Garland-Jackson

    Felicia Garland-Jackson

    Adjunct Faculty

    Institutions and Inequalities, Ethnomusicology, Military Family Sociology

  • Eirini Giannaraki

    Eirini Giannaraki

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Forced migration, mixed methods research, refugee integration

  • Amanda Lyn Goush

    Amanda Lyn Goush

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Anthropology: prehistoric warfare, skeletal trauma interpretation, burial practices, taphonomy, paleopathology, and forensic anthropology

  • Pamela Ramirez Graves

    Pamela Ramirez Graves

    Graduate Professional Assistant

    Sociology

  • Gregory A Guagnano

    Gregory A Guagnano

    Emeritus Faculty

    Sociology: Political economy of resource control, environmental sociology, social psychology of environmental concern, research methods and design, statistics, diffusion of technological innovation

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  • Sahar Haghighat

    Sahar Haghighat

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Sociology

  • David W Haines

    David W Haines

    Emeritus Faculty

    Anthropology: migration, governance, kinship, information technology, East and Southeast Asia

  • Nancy W Hanrahan

    Nancy W Hanrahan

    Associate Professor

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

  • Meg Elise Hardie

    Meg Elise Hardie

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Anthropology: Bioarchaeology, forensic anthropology, osteology, Indigenous anthropology, taphonomy, repatriation, applied anthropology, human rights, anthropology of genocide, North America

  • Emily J Harvey
  • Margaret Elizabeth Haynes
  • Abdallah Hendawy

    Abdallah Hendawy

    Adjunct Faculty

    Sociology: Social Movements, Radicalization, Insurgency, Middle East, Egypt

  • Samantha Paige Hensley

    Samantha Paige Hensley

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Anthropology: Anthropology: labor in agriculture, religion, skincare and skin modification; Religion: eastern religions, ritual, peace, yoga

  • Katy E Hoepf

    Katy E Hoepf

    Undergraduate Academic Advisor

  • Deepika Hooda

    Deepika Hooda

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Sociology: Digital culture, digital citizenship, social network analysis, public policy, computational sociology, globalization, and social movements.

  • Cortney Hughes Rinker

    Cortney Hughes Rinker

    Associate Professor

    Anthropology: Medical anthropology, aging and end-of-life care, pain management, reproductive health, Islam, technology, gender, Middle East and North Africa, the United States

  • Carrie Hutnick

    Carrie Hutnick

    Sociology

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  • Hale Inanoglu

    Hale Inanoglu

    Sociology

  • Yasemin Ipek

    Yasemin Ipek

    Assistant Professor

    Nationalism, sectarianism, transnational Islamic humanitarianism, activism and civil society, the Middle East

  • Farhana Islam

    Farhana Islam

    Department Secretary

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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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  • Amber C Kalb

    Amber C Kalb

    Sociology

  • Aleezay Khaliq

    Aleezay Khaliq

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Sociology: Sociology of development and globalization.

  • Zahra Khan

    Zahra Khan

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Sociology: Women and gender issues, human rights, social and cultural change

  • Dae Young Kim

    Dae Young Kim

    Associate Professor

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

  • Haagen Klaus

    Haagen Klaus

    Director of Undergraduate Program in Anthropology

    Associate Professor

    Anthropology: --Bioarchaeology, paleopathology, dental anthropology, mortuary analysis -- Forensic anthropology and forensic taphonomy -- Prehistoric and Historic Andean South America; organization of complex societies -- Health, violence, identity, and ethnogenesis -- Theory and methods in bioarchaeology

  • Lester R. Kurtz

    Lester R. Kurtz

    Professor

    Sociology: Nonviolent social movements, Gandhi, sociology of religion

  • Courtney Joy Kwiatkowski

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  • Andrew Y. Lee

    Andrew Y. Lee

    Librarian III

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Hyun Lee

    Hyun Lee

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Sociology

  • Priscilla Lee

    Priscilla Lee

    Adjunct Faculty

    Sociology

  • Brian Louis Levy

    Brian Louis Levy

    Assistant Professor

    Sociology: Inequality, Poverty, Mobility; Neighborhoods; Community and Urban Sociology; Race, Class, and Gender; Education; Social Demography; Quantitative Research Methods; Causal Inference

  • Judith Lewetchou

    Judith Lewetchou

    Sociology: Globalization; Development-induced Displacements, Global South; Livelihoods improvement

  • Huwymin Lucia Liu

    Huwymin Lucia Liu

    Assistant Professor

    Anthropology: Cultural Anthropology; Political Anthropology; Politics, Economy and Religion; Socialism and Change; Subjectivity and Governance; Civil Society; Life and Death Studies; Ritual Studies; Culture and Emotion; Gender and Masculinity; China and Taiwan

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  • Alex Robert Maccarelli

    Alex Robert Maccarelli

    Graduate Lecturer

    Sociology

  • Robert Jed Malayang
  • Ben Manski

    Ben Manski

    Assistant Professor

    Sociology: Social Movements; Next System Studies; Sociology of Constitutions; Democratization; Civic Engagement; Environmental Sociology; Federalism and Municipalism; Philosophy of Social Science.

  • Dr. Sarah Grace Manski

    Dr. Sarah Grace Manski

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Jeffrey W Mantz

    Jeffrey W Mantz

    Affiliate Faculty

    Anthropology: Political economy; inequality; religion, ritual and spirituality; science and technology; Caribbean; West and Central Africa

  • Patricia Anne Masters

    Patricia Anne Masters

    Director of Undergraduate Program in Sociology

    Professor

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

  • Katie Matthew

    Katie Matthew

    Sociology: Work and Family, care work, reproductive labor, organizational policy

  • Emily K. McDonald

    Emily K. McDonald

    Sociology: Civic Engagement, Philanthropy, Democracy, Social Welfare, Public Policy, Collaborative and Community-Based Methodologies

  • David A. Meneses

    David A. Meneses

    Sociology: Sociology, Criminal justice reform

  • Shaun L Michel

    Shaun L Michel

    Sociology: Computational sociology; simulation models; transit/traffic patterns

  • Madeline Sage Midyette

    Madeline Sage Midyette

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Levi Mitzen

    Levi Mitzen

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Sociology

  • Mohamed Mohamed

    Mohamed Mohamed

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Sociology of Religion, Politics of the Middle East, Islamism, Religious Education, Religious Institutions

  • Christopher Morris

    Christopher Morris

    Assistant Professor

    Anthropology: Anthropology of medicine, environmental governance, extractive industries, indigeneity, ethnicity, colonial and postcolonial histories, im/material properties, southern Africa

  • Anne Marie Marie Munson

    Anne Marie Marie Munson

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Tyler W. Myroniuk

    Tyler W. Myroniuk

    Affiliate Faculty

    Aging, COVID-19, Family, Implementation Science, Medical Practice, Mental Health, Migration, Social Capital, Sub-Saharan Africa, Canada, United States, Europe, and India

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  • Manjusha Nair

    Manjusha Nair

    Director of PhD Program in Sociology

    Associate Professor

    Sociology: Globalization, Political Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Development, Labor Movements, India, China, Ethiopia, South Africa

  • Junghyun Nam

    Junghyun Nam

    Sociology

  • Manraaj Nijjar

    Manraaj Nijjar

    Sociology: Social Movements, Environmental Sociology, Digital Culture

  • Ismail Nooraddini

    Ismail Nooraddini

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Quantitative and qualitative research methods, family and adolescence, immigration, and gender.

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  • Sarah Nidia Ochs

    Sarah Nidia Ochs

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Sociology

  • Amaka Okechukwu

    Amaka Okechukwu

    Assistant Professor

    Sociology: Social Movements, Race and Ethnicity, Political Sociology, Urban Sociology, Qualitative Methods, Black Politics, Ethnography, Oral History

  • Onwuka Onwuka

    Onwuka Onwuka

    Sociology

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  • Omer Pacal

    Omer Pacal

    Sociology

  • Kevin Nazar Pastor

    Kevin Nazar Pastor

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Sociology of Globalization, Transnationalism, Human Rights, Sociology of Development, International Politics, Social Movements, Migration, Latin America and US International Relations, Indigenous Peoples' Rights, The Collective Unconscious

  • Nina Pastor

    Nina Pastor

    Sociology: Work and Organizations (Retail Pharmacy), Popular Culture (Social Media), Medical Sociology (Mental Health), Social Psychology, Religion, Culture, and Gender

  • Michael G Pearlman

    Michael G Pearlman

    Adjunct Faculty

    Sociology

  • Maria Gabriela Cerrato Pena
  • Carol J Petty

    Carol J Petty

    Graduate Lecturer

    Sociology: Cultural Sociology, Citizenship Studies, Globalization, Immigration

  • Megann Phillips

    Megann Phillips

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Briana L Pocratsky

    Briana L Pocratsky

    Graduate Lecturer

    Sociology: Sociology: popular culture, youth, class, sociology of everyday life

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  • Rashmi Sadana

    Rashmi Sadana

    Associate Professor

    Anthropology: Urban space, gender, and social mobility; infrastructure, design, and the built environment; language politics and ideologies; cultural identity formation; ethnography of literature; postcolonial theory, globalization, India

  • Tony Roshan Samara

    Tony Roshan Samara

    Affiliate Faculty

    Sociology: race, ethnicity and nationalism, globalization, urban studies and international development and security.

  • Samantha Samuel-Nakka
  • Ingrid Sandole-Staroste

    Ingrid Sandole-Staroste

    Adjunct Faculty

    Sociology

  • Katherine Michelle Sargent

    Katherine Michelle Sargent

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Regis Saxton

    Regis Saxton

    Sociology

  • Anne L Schiller

    Anne L Schiller

    Professor

    Anthropology: Identity, religion and ritual, tourism, Italy, Indonesia

  • Joseph A Scimecca

    Joseph A Scimecca

    Professor

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

  • Matthew Sedlar

    Matthew Sedlar

    Sociology: Sociology of disaster, climate change, community, social movements, gender, race and class.

  • Linda J Seligmann

    Linda J Seligmann

    Emeritus Faculty

    Anthropology: informal economies and markets, agrarian issues, gender relations, quinoa, culture and food, Latin America, Andean region, Peru; transnational and transracial adoption, U.S., anthropological theory and methods

  • Blake Silver

    Blake Silver

    Assistant Professor

    Sociology: Higher education; inequality and mobility; culture; race, class, and gender; parent and family involvement in education; transition to adulthood; research methods; second-generation immigrant students

  • Earl Smith

    Earl Smith

    Adjunct Faculty

    Sociology: Social Stratification. Crime. Sociology of Sport

  • Emily Mckeehan Smith

    Emily Mckeehan Smith

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Anthropology: anthropological bioarchaeology, life history, microanatomy, mortuary practices, paleoethnobotany, paleopathology, skeletal and dental biology

  • Rick W. A. Smith

    Rick W. A. Smith

    Assistant Professor

    Anthropology: Genomics; Epigenomics; Ancient DNA; Power and Social Inequality; Settler Colonialism; Ancient Urbanism and Imperialism; Feminist, Queer, and Indigenous Science Studies. Primary geographic foci include the American South, Texas, Mesoamerica, and the Andes.

  • Lucy Snell

    Lucy Snell

    Graduate Lecturer

  • Kimberly Snyder

    Kimberly Snyder

    Sociology: religion, culture, social networks

  • Roberta Spalter-Roth

    Roberta Spalter-Roth

    Senior Research Fellow

  • Elizangela Storelli

    Elizangela Storelli

    Director of MA Program in Sociology

    Associate 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.

  • Christian Rafael Suero

    Christian Rafael Suero

    Instructor

    Sociology: Sociology of education, well-being, labor, race, and class.

  • Sevil Suleymani

    Sevil Suleymani

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Sociology

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  • Anthony Taylor

    Anthony Taylor

    Sociology

  • Daniel H Temple

    Daniel H Temple

    Interim Chair

    Director of Graduate Programs in Anthropology

    Associate Professor

    Anthropology: bioarchaeology, developmental stress, life history theory, hunter-gatherers, mortuary practices, biodistance analysis, children and childhood, biomechanics and activity reconstruction, diet, resilience theory and new materialism

  • Jaclyn A Thomas
  • Perry Threlfall

    Perry Threlfall

    Adjunct Faculty

    Sociology: Gender, Race, and Class Mobility, with an emphasis on single mother families / Theories of Social Capital / Public Sociology and Sociological Practice

  • Stephanie E. Trapnell

    Stephanie E. Trapnell

    Sociology: sociology of development, political sociology, global and transnational sociology, gender and feminist studies

  • Susan R Trencher

    Susan R Trencher

    Associate Professor

    Anthropology: American culture, the anthropology of anthropology, sociology of knowledge, anthropological theory and practice, and the history of anthropology

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  • Bethany M. Usher

    Bethany M. Usher

    Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education

    Anthropology: Bioarchaeology, Evolution of Health and Disease, Growth and Development, Osteology, Diet

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  • Maria Valdovinos

    Maria Valdovinos

    Sociology

  • Blake Vullo

    Blake Vullo

    Graduate Professional Assistant

    Sociology: Transnational Social Movements, Political Sociology, Sustainable Development, Social Policy, and Feminist Thought

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  • Grace Wamwandu

    Grace Wamwandu

    Sociology

  • Amanda Warner

    Amanda Warner

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Sociology: Critical Race Theory; Immigration and Global Migration, Paradigms of systemic inequality, Colonialism; Applied Sociology

  • Tanisha Chanel Washington

    Tanisha Chanel Washington

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Michele Waslin

    Michele Waslin

    Program Coordinator, Institute for Immigration Research

  • Kellie Wilkerson

    Kellie Wilkerson

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Sociology: Applied Sociology/Evaluation Research, Globalization, Sociology of Education, Statistics/Quantitative Methodology

  • Bradley Wayne Williams

    Bradley Wayne Williams

    Sociology: Social Movements, Advocacy, Institutions and Organizations

  • James Witte

    James Witte

    Professor

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

  • Janis Woodward

    Janis Woodward

    Graduate Professional Assistant

    Anthropology: socio-cultural; medical anthropology; structural violence; drug addiction; medical/healthcare systems

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  • Margaret Zeddies

    Margaret Zeddies

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Sociology: Globalization, Cultural Sociology, Children and Youth, Humanitarianism, International Development