Graduate Bulletin

Spring 2018

Faculty of Sociology Department

Distinguished Professors

Cole, Stephen, Emeritus,1 Ph.D., 1967, Columbia University: Science and technology; education; medical sociology; theory.

Kimmel, Michael, Ph.D., 1981, University of California, Berkeley: Gender and Sex; Masculinity Studies; Comparative and historical development; social movements; .

Distinguished Service Professors

Arjomand, Said, Ph.D., 1980, University of Chicago: Comparative; historical; political; religion.

Goodman, Norman, also a Distinguished Teaching Professor,2 Ph.D., 1963, New York University: Social psychology; family; socialization; emotions.

Distinguished Teaching Professor

Schwartz, Michael, Emeritus,3 Ph.D., 1971, Harvard University: Methodology; historical; political economy; business structure; social movements.

Tanur, Judith, Emerita,4  Ph.D., 1972, University at Stony Brook: Statistics; methodology; survey research; social psychology


Barthel-Bouchier, Diane, Emerita,5Ph.D., 1977, Harvard University: Culture; community; historical; gender.

Chase, Ivan, Emeritus, Ph.D., 1972, Harvard University: Social organization; behavioral processes in small groups; resource allocation; collective action; cross-species comparisons.

Fallon, Kathleen, Graduate Program Director, Ph.D., 2002, Indiana University: Global sociology; gender and development; political sociology; social movements; health.

Feldman, Kenneth,6 Ph.D., 1965, University of Michigan: Social psychology; higher education; socialization.

Levy, Daniel, Chairperson, Ph.D., 1999, Columbia University: Political sociology; comparative/historical sociology; global sociology; memory studies.

Oyewumi, Oyeronke, Ph.D., 1993, University of California, Berkeley: Gender; race; family; culture; knowledge; social inequalities; globalization.

Roxborough, Ian, Ph.D., 1977, University of Wisconsin-Madison: War and military; historical; revolutions; economic.

Rule, James B., Emeritus, Ph.D., 1969, Harvard University: Theory; political; technology.

Tyree, Andrea, Emerita, Ph.D., 1968, University of Chicago: Demography; social stratification; ethnicity; marital violence.

Associate Professors

Collver, O. Andrew, Emeritus, Ph.D., 1964, University of California, Berkeley: Human ecology; urban community; demography.

Fleming, Crystal, Ph.D., 2011, Harvard University: Cultural sociology; race; racial and ethnic relations.

Moran, Timothy, Ph.D., 2000, University of Maryland: Social inequality; global political economy; contentious collective action; quantitative methods.

Shandra, John, Ph.D., 2005, Boston College: Quantitative methods; environmental sociology; political economy.

Assistant Professors

Burroway, Rebekah, Ph.D., 2011, Duke University: Medical sociology; sex and gender; stratification/mobility.

Heerwig, Jennifer, Ph.D., 2013, New York University: Political sociology; elites; public opinion; quantitative methods; computational sociology.

Jones, Jason, Ph.D., 2011, University of California, San Diego: Computational social science; social networks; political behavior.

Joseph, Tiffany, Ph.D., 2011, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor: Medical sociology; migration/immigration; racial and ethnic relations.

Shandra, Carrie Ph.D., 2009, Brown University: Disabilities; gender; work and occupations; families and households; quantitative methodology

Shorette, Kristen, Ph.D., 2013, University of California - Irvine: Global and transnational sociology; environmental sociology; economic sociology; health; human rights; culture; political economy.

Wilson, Nicholas Hoover, Ph.D., 2012, University of California – Berkeley: Theory; comparative and historical methods; culture; empire and imperialism; sociology of morality; sociology of knowledge.

Senior Lecturers

Marrone, Catherine, Ph.D., 1995, Stony Brook University: Medical sociology; gender; work and professions; sociology of human reproduction; sociology of aging.

Affiliated Appointment

Forbis, Melissa M.,7 Assistant Professor, Ph.D., 2008, University of Texas-Austin: Ethnography (Anthropology); sex and gender; social change.

Gootenberg, Paul, E,8 Professor, Ph.D., 1985, University of Chicago: Religion; colonial and modern, Andes, comparative economic.

Research Faculty

Schwartz, Joseph,9 Professor, Ph.D., 1978, Harvard University: Quantitative methods; social stratification; sociology of work and occupations; social networks.

Number of teaching, graduate, and research assistants, fall 2017 30

1) Recipient of the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1992

2) Recipient of State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1976

3) Recipient of the State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1975

4) Recipient of the State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1990. Recipient of the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1990

5) Recipient of the State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1989.  Recipient of the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1989

6) Recipient of the State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1995.Recipient of the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1995

7) Joint title, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

8) Affiliated appointment, History Department

9) Affiliated appointment, Department of Psychiatry