Tenure-line Faculty

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  • 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

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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

    Director of Graduate Programs in Sociology

    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

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  • Nancy W Hanrahan

    Nancy W Hanrahan

    Associate Professor

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

  • Angela Jean Hattery

    Angela Jean Hattery

    Professor

    Gender, race,inequality, intersections of inequalities, intimate partner violence, incarceration, families

  • Cortney Hughes Rinker

    Cortney Hughes Rinker

    Associate Professor

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

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  • Yasemin Ipek

    Yasemin Ipek

    Assistant Professor

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

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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

    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

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  • Christopher Morris

    Christopher Morris

    Assistant Professor

    Anthropology: Pharmaceutical politics, extractive economies, environmental governance, indigeneity, ethnicity, colonial and postcolonial histories, property, southern Africa

  • Tyler W. Myroniuk

    Tyler W. Myroniuk

    Assistant Professor

    Sociology: Aging, Family, Health, Marriage, Migration, Social Capital, Quantitative Methods

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  • Manjusha Nair

    Manjusha Nair

    Assistant Professor

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

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  • Rashmi Sadana

    Rashmi Sadana

    Director of Graduate Programs in Anthropology

    Associate Professor

    Anthropology: Mobility and infrastructure, urban space and design, language politics and ideologies, cultural identity formation, ethnography and literature, postcolonial theory, globalization, India

  • 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

  • Blake Silver

    Blake Silver

    Assistant Professor

    Sociology: Higher education, social stratification, culture, race/ethnicity, gender, research methods

  • 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

  • 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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  • James Witte

    James Witte

    Director, Institute for Immigration Research, & Director, Center for Social Science Research

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