Sociology

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Program Faculty

Parminder Bhachu, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Sociology
Dr. Bhachu is interested in emergent cultural forms and cultural identitities in border zones and niche markets innovated from the margins by multiply-moved new global citizens. Her work deals with the production, circulation, and marketing of cultural products and commodities in multiple sites around the globe and their interpretation in local contexts. These research topics build on her long term interests in immigrant enterprises, multiple migrations and diasporas, race and ethnicity, cultural nationalisms, and consumer and popular cultures in global markets.
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Patricia Ewick, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Sociology
Research methods, gender, law, deviance
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Bruce London, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Sociology
Enviroment and society, community, sociology of the Third World, social demography
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Deborah Merrill, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Sociology
Research methods, family, aging, medical sociology, social demography
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Debra Osnowitz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
Social inequality, theory, work and occupations, organizations, social policy
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Robert Ross, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Sociology; Director, International Studies Stream
Labor and labor rights in global context; urban structures; social policy
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Shelly Tenenbaum, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology
Coordinator of Undergraduate Activities, Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
American Jewish Studies, race and ethnicity, social stratification, comparative genocide, gender
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Part-Time Faculty

Melissa Butler, M.A.
Instructor
Religion and society, sociology of sport, family and aging
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Visiting Faculty

Rosalie Torres Stone, Ph.D.
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