Sociology and Anthropology
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

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  • Anderson Bean

    Anderson Bean

    Sociology

  • Amy L Best

    Amy L Best

    Chair

    Professor

    Sociology: 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

  • Thomasina Borkman

    Thomasina Borkman

    Emeritus Faculty

    Sociology

  • Sean Frederick Brown

    Sean Frederick Brown

    Affiliate

    Sociology

  • Anna Marie Burcham

    Anna Marie Burcham

    Executive Assistant to Department Chair

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  • John G. Dale

    John G. Dale

    Associate Professor

    Sociology: political sociology; economic sociology; social movements; globalization; transnational networks; sociology of human rights; law & transnational conflict; urban sociology; critical sociology of development; comparative & historical sociology; (Area Specialist in Burma/Myanmar).

  • Shannon N Davis

    Shannon N Davis

    Associate Professor

    Sociology: 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

  • Kristina Guild Douglass

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  • Jessica Emami

    Jessica Emami

    Sociology

    Sociology: Civic and political engagement of immigrants, politics, Iranian American diaspora, globalization

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  • Gabriela Maria Galeano
  • Melissa Gouge

    Melissa Gouge

    Sociology

  • Gregory A Guagnano

    Gregory A Guagnano

    Associate Professor

    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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  • David W Haines

    David W Haines

    Professor

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

  • Nancy W Hanrahan

    Nancy W Hanrahan

    Director of Graduate Programs in Sociology

    Associate Professor

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

  • Emily J Harvey
  • Margaret Elizabeth Haynes
  • Derrick Hodge

    Derrick Hodge

    Affiliate

  • Victoria Hoverman

    Victoria Hoverman

    Sociology

  • Cortney Hughes Rinker

    Cortney Hughes Rinker

    Assistant Professor

    Medical anthropology, Islam, aging and end-of-life care, Science and Technology Studies, gender, reproductive technologies, Middle East and North Africa and the United States

  • Carrie Hutnick

    Carrie Hutnick

    Graduate Student / Community Development Coordinator, Social Action and Integrative Learning

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  • Mark D Jacobs

    Mark D Jacobs

    Professor

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

  • Jeffrey L Johnson

    Jeffrey L Johnson

    Adjunct Faculty

    symbolic interaction, cultural sociology, social movements

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  • Amber C Kalb

    Amber C Kalb

    Sociology

  • Dae Young Kim

    Dae Young Kim

    Director of Undergraduate Program in Sociology

    Associate Professor

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

  • Haagen Klaus

    Haagen Klaus

    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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  • Andrea  Lazo Diaz

    Andrea Lazo Diaz

    Student Worker

  • Justin Patrick Lowry

    Justin Patrick Lowry

    Anthropology: Maya archaeology, Central American archaeology, trade in the ancient world, ancient land use, GIS in archaeology

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  • Robert Jed Malayang
  • Jeffrey W Mantz

    Jeffrey W Mantz

    Affiliate

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

  • Patricia A Masters

    Patricia A Masters

    Associate Professor

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

  • Avideh Mayville
  • Erin McSherry

    Erin McSherry

    Undergraduate Academic Advisor

    Academic Advisor for Sociology, Anthropology, Philosophy, and Religious Studies

  • Sara Regina Mitcho

    Sara Regina Mitcho

    Instructor

    Social movements, gender, protest, violence/nonviolence

  • Christopher Morris

    Christopher Morris

    Assistant Professor

  • 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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  • Michael G Pearlman

    Michael G Pearlman

    Adjunct Faculty

    Sociology

  • Carol Petty

    Carol Petty

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Globalization, Cultural Sociology, Immigration, and Transnationalism

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  • Rashmi Sadana

    Rashmi Sadana

    Director of Graduate Programs in Anthropology

    Assistant Professor

    Anthropology: Language politics and ideologies, the ethnography of literature, transportation and infrastructure, urban space and design, colonialism, postcolonialism, globalization, India

  • Tony Roshan Samara

    Tony Roshan Samara

    Affiliate

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

  • Samantha Samuel-Nakka
  • Ingrid Sandole-Staroste

    Ingrid Sandole-Staroste

    Affiliate

    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

  • Linda J Seligmann

    Linda J Seligmann

    Professor

    Anthropology: informal economies and markets,political economy,agrarian issues,gender,Latin America,Andean region,Peru;transnational and transracial adoption,U.S.

  • Earl Smith

    Earl Smith

    Adjunct Faculty

    Sociology

  • Roberta Spalter-Roth

    Roberta Spalter-Roth

    Senior Research Fellow

  • 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.

  • Nawa Sugiyama

    Nawa Sugiyama

    Assistant Professor

    Anthropology: Zooarchaeology, Isotope bone chemistry, Mesoamerica, Teotihuacan

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  • Daniel H Temple

    Daniel H Temple

    Director of Undergraduate Program in Anthropology

    Associate Professor

    Anthropology: Bioarchaeology, developmental stress, life history, evolutionary morphology, skeletal and dental biology, evolutionary theory, mortuary practices, hunter-gatherers

  • 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

  • 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

    Director, Students as Scholars initiative

    Anthropology: Bioarcheology, Evolution of Health and Disease, Osteology, Diet

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  • Bradley Wayne Williams
  • James Witte

    James Witte

    Director, Institute for Immigration Research

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