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

Areas of Specialization

  • Sex & Gender
  • Social Movements
  • Economic Sociology
Robert J. Antonio
Professor
785-864-9408
Fraser Hall, Room 732

Areas of Specialization

  • Social Theory
  • Comparative & Historical Sociology
  • Political & Economic Sociology
Kelly H. Chong
Associate Professor, Associate Chairperson
785-864-9415

Areas of Specialization

  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Asia/Asian-American Studies
  • Gender
  • Immigration
  • Religion
Robert M. Beren Distinguished Professor of Modern Jewish Studies
785-864-9412

Areas of Specialization

  • Religion
  • Gender
  • Social Theory
  • Qualitative & Narrative Research Methods
Associate Professor
785-864-9422

Areas of Specialization

  • Cultural Sociology
  • Comparative & Historical Sociology
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Sociology of Law
David Ekerdt
Professor
785-864-0688
Dole Human Development Center, Room 3090
Eric Hanley
Associate Professor
785-864-4111

Areas of Specialization

  • Political & Economic Sociology
  • Globalization
  • Social Stratification
  • Sociology of Organizations
ChangHwan Kim
Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
785-864-9426

Areas of Specialization

  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Work & Organizations
  • Political & Economic Sociology
  • Research Methods & Statistics
Tracey LaPierre
Associate Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies
785-864-9424

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
Chair, Anthropology Department, University Distinguished Professor
785-864-4114 | 723 Fraser Hall

Areas of Specialization

  • Ethnicity
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Environmental Sociology
Mehrangiz Najafizadeh
Associate Professor
785-864-9421

Areas of Specialization

  • Gender
  • Social Change
  • Globalization
  • Social Inequality
Ebenezer Obadare
Professor
785-864-9413

Areas of Specialization

  • Transnational Migration
  • Comparative Societies
  • Civil Society & the Public Sphere
  • Social Change & Development in Africa
Emily Rauscher
Assistant Professor
785-864-9403

Areas of Specialization

  • Social Inequality/Stratification
  • Education
  • Life Course & Aging
  • Medicine/Health
Associate Professor

Areas of Specialization

  • Medical Sociology
  • Life Course & Aging
  • Social Inequality/Stratification
  • Race & Ethnicity
Langston Hughes Visiting Professor
Fraser Hall, Room 714

Areas of Specialization

  • Race and Gender Studies
Professor
785-864-9417
Fraser Hall, Room 753

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

Areas of Specialization

  • Surveillance Studies
  • Cultural Sociology
  • Historical Sociology
  • Social Control
Paul Stock
Assistant Professor
785-864-1468

Areas of Specialization

  • Environment
  • Cultural
  • Globalization
  • Political Sociology

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