Professor of Sociology
B.S., Southern Methodist University; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University
Research in the sociology of education with a particular interest in academic and social engagement of college students.
Deffenbaugh de Hoyos Carlson Professor in the Social Sciences; Professor of Sociology
B.A., Saint Michael’s College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia
Class of 1919 – 50th Reunion Professor of Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies
B.A., Brandeis University; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University
Researches families in a changing economy and how social inequality at home and in the workplace shape the experiences of women and men.
Jean Glasscock Professor of Sociology
B.A., Brandeis University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Medicine, its historical and religious dimensions; edit journal on social thought and social policy. Focus on American society.
Luella LaMer Slaner Professor in Latin American Studies; Professor of Sociology
B.A., Brandeis University; M.S., Columbia University; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Studies international migration, transnational studies, development, religion, globalization, global arts and culture.
Luella LaMer Associate Professor of Women's Studies; Associate Professor of Sociology
A.B., M.A., Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)
Interested in globalization and gender, especially in India and its diaspora; and in interdisciplinary, interactive teaching.
Associate Professor of Sociology
B.A., Mississippi College; M.A., University of Memphis; Ph.D., University of Virginia
Cultural sociology with research interests in childhood, family, emotions, social inequality, & consumer culture.
Senior Lecturer in Sociology
B.A., Carleton College; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University
Studies quantitative sociological data on the American family.