Faculty

Robert J. Antonio
Professor
785-864-9408
Fraser Hall, RM 732

Areas of Specialization:

Social Theory, Political & Economic Sociology, Environmental

Joanna V. Brooks
Adjunct Assistant Professor in Sociology, Assistant Professor in Health Policy & Management, University of Kansas Medical Center
913-588-0354

Areas of Specialization:

Medical Sociology, Qualitative Methods

Kelly H. Chong
Associate Professor, Associate Chairperson
785-864-9415
Fraser Hall, RM 736

Areas of Specialization:

Race & Ethnicity, Asia/Asian-American Studies, Gender, Immigration, Religion

Robert M. Beren Distinguished Professor of Modern Jewish Studies
785-864-9412
Fraser Hall, RM 740

Areas of Specialization:

Religion, Gender, Social Theory, Qualitative & Narrative Research Methods

Associate Professor
785-864-9422
Fraser Hall, RM 711

Areas of Specialization:

Gender and Sexuality, Historical Sociology, Cultural Sociology, and Sociology of Law

David Ekerdt
Professor
785-864-0688
Dole Human Development Center, Room 3090

Areas of Specialization:

Aging and Life Course, Work and Retirement, Possessions, Residential Relocation

Adjunct Researcher of Sociology

Areas of Specialization:

nternational Migration, Migration and Development, Latin America, Venezuela 

Jennifer Hamer
Courtesy Professor of Sociology, Vice Provost, Office of Diversity and Equity, Professor of American Studies and African and African-American Studies
785-864-5373
Strong Hall

Areas of Specialization:

Sociology of Families, African Americans, Qualitiative Methods

Eric Hanley
Associate Professor
785-864-4111
Fraser Hall, RM 712

Areas of Specialization:

Political & Economic Sociology, Globalization, Social Stratification, Sociology of Organizations

Courtesy Associate Professor of Sociology, Associate Professor American Studies
785-864-6927
Bailey Hall, RM 213H

Areas of Specialization:

American Gun Culture, Deviance, Gender, Sports, Methods

ChangHwan Kim
Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
785-864-9426
Fraser Hall, RM 748

Areas of Specialization:

Race & Ethnicity, Work & Organizations, Political & Economic Sociology, Research Methods & Statistics

Tracey LaPierre
Associate Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies
785-864-9424
Fraser Hall, RM 724

Areas of Specialization:

Family Studies, Medical Sociology, Life Course & Aging, Quantitative Methods

Dr. Kevin McCannon
Lecturer and Academic Program Associate
913-897-8794
Regnier Hall, RM 370L

Areas of Specialization:

Medical Sociology, Political Sociology, Social Inequalities

Courtesy Assistant Professor of Sociology, Assistant Professor of Public Affairs and Administration
785-864-0533
Wescoe Hall, RM 4060L

Areas of Specialization:

Political Sociology, Sociology of Law, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Cultural Sociology

Joane Nagel
Chair, Anthropology Department, University Distinguished Professor
785-864-4114
Fraser Hall, RM 723

Areas of Specialization:

Ethnicity, Gender & Sexuality, Environmental Sociology

Mehrangiz Najafizadeh
Associate Professor
785-864-9421
Fraser Hall, RM 734

Areas of Specialization:

Gender, Social Change, Globalization, Social Inequality

Ebenezer Obadare
Professor
785-864-9413
Fraser Hall, RM 741

Areas of Specialization:

Transnational Migration, Comparative Societies, Civil Society & the Public Sphere, Social Change & Development in Africa

Adjunct Associate Professor in Sociology, Associate Director, Masters in Public Health Program, KU Med Center, Associate Professor with Preventive Medicine and Public Health
913-588-1053
Robinson Hall, RM 4004C

Areas of Specialization:

Health Policy, Social Inequality

Courtesy Associate Professor of Sociology, Associate Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, KU School of Education
785-864-1826
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, RM 407

Areas of Specialization:

Educational and Organizational Stratification, Quantitative Methods

Associate Professor
785-864-9427
Fraser Hall, RM 751

Areas of Specialization:

Medical Sociology, Life Course & Aging, Social Inequality/Stratification, Race & Ethnicity

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Sociology, Senior Leverhulme Research Fellow in Sociology , Warwick University, Coventry, UK
44 (0)24 7615 195
University of Warwick, Coventry, UK

Areas of Specialization:

American and British Politics, Ethnographic Research

David Smith
Professor
785-864-9417
Fraser Hall, RM753

Areas of Specialization:

Social Theory, Race & Ethnicity, Social & Political Psychology, Comparative & Historical Sociology

William G. Staples
Professor, Department Chair and Director of the Surveillance Studies Research Center
785-864-9414
Fraser Hall, RM 747

Areas of Specialization:

Surveillance Studies, Cultural Sociology, Historical Sociology, Social Control

Paul Stock
Associate Professor
785-864-1468
Fraser Hall, RM 721

Areas of Specialization:

Environment, Cultural, Globalization, Political Sociology

Assistant Teaching Professor of Sociology
Fraser Hall, RM 707

Areas of Specialization:

Gender, Globalization, Political-Economic Sociology

Adjunct Professor in Sociology, Professor, Ph.D. Program Director, Health Policy & Management, University of Kansas Medical Center
913-588-2688
Student Center 5002

Areas of Specialization:

Medical Sociology, Social Inequalities and Gender Relations, Research Methods


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