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Faculty Areas

The department’s faculty have earned outstanding reputations in diverse areas of research.


Comparative and Historical

(Antonio, Donovan, Nagel, Najafizadeh, Obadare, Rauscher, Smith, Staples)

Cultural Sociology

(Davidman, Donovan, Nagel, Sprague, Staples, Stock)


(Agadjanian, Ekerdt, Kim, LaPierre, Rauscher, Saint Onge)

Environmental Sociology

(Antonio, Nagel, Stock)

Medical Sociology

(Ekerdt, Hill, LaPierre, Rauscher, Saint Onge)

Political and Economic Sociology

(AlbrechtAntonio, Hanley, Kim, Menjívar, Obadare, Rauscher, Smith, Staples, Stock)

Race and Ethnicity

(Agadjanian, Chong, Hill, Menjívar, Nagel, Obadare, Rauscher, Saint Onge, Smith)


(Agadjanian, Chong, Davidman, Obadare)

Sex and Gender

(Albrecht, Chong, Davidman, Donovan, LaPierre, Menjívar, Nagel, Najafizadeh, Sprague)

Social Movements

(Albrecht, Nagel, Najafizadeh, Obadare)

Social Theory

(Antonio, Davidman, Smith, Sprague)

Faculty members Spring 2015

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