Full-time Faculty

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  • Amy L Best

    Amy L Best

    Professor

    Sociology of everyday life, social inequalities, feminist and qualitative approaches to social research, youth and gender, sociology of food

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  • John G. Dale

    John G. Dale

    Associate Professor

    sociology of human rights; political sociology; social movements; global and transnational sociology; science, knowledge, and technology; law and transnational conflict; critical sociology of development; community and urban sociology; comparative and historical sociology; and area specialist in Burma/Myanmar.

  • Shannon N Davis

    Shannon N Davis

    Professor

    Sociology of families and intimate relationships, gender ideologies, gender inequality, research methods

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  • Cortney Hughes Rinker

    Cortney Hughes Rinker

    Associate Professor

    Medical anthropology, aging and end-of-life care, pain management, reproductive health, Islam, technology, gender, Middle East and North Africa, the United States

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  • Andrew Y. Lee

    Andrew Y. Lee

    Librarian III

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Brian Louis Levy

    Brian Louis Levy

    Assistant Professor

    Inequality, Poverty, Mobility; Neighborhoods; Community and Urban Sociology; Race, Class, and Gender; Education; Social Demography; Quantitative Research Methods; Causal Inference

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  • Ben Manski

    Ben Manski

    Assistant Professor

    Social Movements; Next System Studies; Sociology of Constitutions; Democratization; Civic Engagement; Environmental Sociology; Federalism and Municipalism; Philosophy of Social Science.

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  • Manjusha Nair

    Manjusha Nair

    Associate Professor

    Globalization, Political Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Development, Labor Movements, India, China, Ethiopia, South Africa

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  • Amaka Okechukwu

    Amaka Okechukwu

    Assistant Professor

    Social Movements, Race and Ethnicity, Political Sociology, Urban Sociology, Qualitative Methods, Black Politics, Ethnography, Oral History

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  • Rashmi Sadana

    Rashmi Sadana

    Associate Professor

    Urban space and design, social mobility and infrastructure, language politics and ideologies, cultural identity formation, ethnography and literature, postcolonial theory, globalization, India

  • Blake Silver

    Blake Silver

    Assistant Professor

    Higher education; inequality and mobility; culture; race, class, and gender; parent and family involvement in education; transition to adulthood; research methods; second-generation immigrant students

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  • Wenjing Wang

    Wenjing Wang

    Postdoctoral Fellow

    Anthropology: Social Complexity and Inequality, Social Interaction, Regional Demographic Analysis, Population Centralization and Decentralization, Quantitative and Spatial Analysis

  • James Witte

    James Witte

    Director

    Director, Institute for Immigration Research, & Director, Center for Social Science Research

    Use of the world wide web to collect survey data, comparison of online and off line societies, immigration, Pakistan