Faculty

Victor Agadjanian
Foundation Distinguished Professor
785-864-9482
Fraser Hall, Room 722

Areas of Specialization

  • Demography
  • Migration
  • Religion
  • Ethnicity
Sandra L. Albrecht
Associate Professor
785-864-9411
Spring Office Hours: 12:15-2:15 T

Areas of Specialization

  • Sex & Gender
  • Social Movements
  • Economic Sociology
Robert J. Antonio
Professor
785-864-9408
Spring Office Hours: 2:00-5:00 F

Areas of Specialization

  • Social Theory
  • Comparative & Historical Sociology
  • Political & Economic Sociology
Kelly H. Chong
Associate Professor, Associate Chairperson
785-864-9415
Spring Office Hours: 12:00-2:00 W

Areas of Specialization

  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Asia/Asian-American Studies
  • Gender
  • Immigration
  • Religion
Robert M. Beren Distinguished Professor of Modern Jewish Studies
785-864-9412
Spring Office Hours: 2:00-4:00 T

Areas of Specialization

  • Religion
  • Gender
  • Social Theory
  • Qualitative & Narrative Research Methods
Professor Brian Donovan
Associate Professor
785-864-9422
Spring Office Hours: 11:00-12:00 M

Areas of Specialization

  • Cultural Sociology
  • Comparative & Historical Sociology
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Sociology of Law
David Ekerdt
Professor
785-864-0688
Spring Office Hours:1:30-2:30 R

Areas of Specialization

  • Aging
  • Work & Organizations
  • Medical Sociology
  • Family
Eric Hanley
Associate Professor
785-864-4111
Spring Office Hours: 1:00-3:00 W

Areas of Specialization

  • Political & Economic Sociology
  • Globalization
  • Social Stratification
  • Sociology of Organizations
Shirley Hill
Professor
785-864-9420
Spring Office Hours: 11:00-12:00 MW

Areas of Specialization

  • Medical Sociology
  • Social Inequalities
  • Family
  • Qualitative Methods
ChangHwan Kim
Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
785-864-9426
Spring Office Hours: 3:00-4:00 M & 2:00-3:00 W

Areas of Specialization

  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Work & Organizations
  • Political & Economic Sociology
  • Research Methods & Statistics
Tracey LaPierre
Associate Professor
785-864-9424
Spring Office Hours: 9:30-10:30 WR

Areas of Specialization

  • Family Studies
  • Medical Sociology
  • Life Course & Aging
  • Quantitative Methods
Cecilia Menjívar
Foundation Distinguished Professor
785-864-1525 | 721 Fraser Hall

Areas of Specialization

  • Immigration
  • Gender
  • Family
  • Violence
  • Political Sociology
Joane Nagel
University Distinguished Professor
785-864-4114 | 723 Fraser Hall
Spring Office Hours: By Appointment

Areas of Specialization

  • Ethnicity
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Environmental Sociology
Mehrangiz Najafizadeh
Associate Professor
785-864-9421
Spring Office Hours: 1:00-3:00 R

Areas of Specialization

  • Gender
  • Social Change
  • Globalization
  • Social Inequality
Ebenezer Obadare
Professor
785-864-9413
Spring Office Hours: 12:00-3:00 R

Areas of Specialization

  • Transnational Migration
  • Comparative Societies
  • Civil Society & the Public Sphere
  • Social Change & Development in Africa
Emily Rauscher
Assistant Professor
785-864-9403
Spring Office Hours: 10:00-12:00 W

Areas of Specialization

  • Social Inequality/Stratification
  • Education
  • Life Course & Aging
  • Medicine/Health
Jarron M. Saint Onge
Associate Professor
785-864-9427
Spring Office Hours: 11:00-12:00 M

Areas of Specialization

  • Medical Sociology
  • Life Course & Aging
  • Social Inequality/Stratification
  • Race & Ethnicity
Professor
785-864-9417
Fraser Hall, Room 753

Areas of Specialization

  • Social Theory
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Social & Political Psychology
  • Comparative & Historical Sociology
Joey Sprague
Professor
785-864-9407 | 727 Fraser Hall
Spring Office Hours: By Appointment

Areas of Specialization

  • Sociology of Knowledge
  • Sex and Gender
  • Methodology
  • Social Theory
William G. Staples
2016-17 Paul and Helen Roofe Professor, Department Chair and Director of the Surveillance Studies Research Center
785-864-9414
Spring Office Hours: 1:30-3:00 TR
Areas of Specialization
  • Surveillance Studies
  • Cultural Sociology
  • Historical Sociology
  • Social Control
Paul Stock
Assistant Professor
785-864-1468
Spring Office Hours: 3:00-4:00 M & 11:00-12:00 F

Areas of Specialization

  • Environment
  • Cultural
  • Globalization
  • Political Sociology

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