Professor of Sociology
Humanities, Fine Arts & Social Sciences
Summer 2016: Teaching Online. Please contact by email or check "Blackboard" course site.
Dickinson Building: D205
SOC 200 - Principles of SociologyIntroduces fundamentals of social life. Presents significant research and theory in areas such as culture, social structure, socialization, deviance, social stratification, and social institutions. Lecture 3 hours per week.
SOC 266 - Race and EthnicityConsiders race and ethnicity as social constructs that deeply affect our personal experience and our social institutions. Examines the relationships of racial and ethnic groups with each other and with the larger society, and the ways in which these relationships are constantly changing. Explores the experience of different groups and examines ideas of racial justice and equality. Introduces significant theoretical approaches to the study of race and ethnicity.
SOC 252 - The Wire (HBO)Demonstrates the complex intersection of social institutions and structures and individual behavior as portrayed through visual media by focusing on economics, education, class, race, gender, the justice system, the media and politics. Shows how social structures and behavior can result in forms of social stratification. Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week. 3 credits