Faculty

    • Deputy Dean of the Faculty
    • Co-Chair

    401-863-2313

    • Professor

    401-863-1906

    Research Interests

    Global Health, International Political Economy, Global and Transnational Sociology, Development, Comparative Historical Sociology, International Organizations, Social Theory

    • Lecturer

    401-863-5391

    Research Interests

    Public Anthropology, Innovation and Social Change, Theories of Learning, Migration and Identity, Mediterranean and US

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    • Professor

    401-863-1907

    Research Interests

    Methods and Statistics, Social Psychology, The Self and Its Relation to Social Systems

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    • Professor
    • Director of Graduate Studies

    401-863-2139

    Research Interests

    Environment-Society Interactions, Experts and Knowledge/Ignorance, Social Movements, Social Theory, Risk and Disaster, Urbanization

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    • Professor
    • Chair
    • Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies

    401-863-7465

    Research Interests

    Development, Political Sociology, Comparative Political Economy, Democratization, Social Movements

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    • Professor

    401-863-1905

    Research Interests

    Development, Political Sociology, Critical Theory, Caribbean Studies

    • Assistant Professor

    Research Interests

    Economic Sociology, Science Studies, Sociology of Organizations, Quantification, Sociology of Finance, Higher Education

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    • Professor

    401-863-2528

    Research Interests

    Race and Ethnic Relations, Latino Immigration, Development

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    • Associate Professor

    401-863-3192

    Research Interests

    Stratification, Demography, Education, Health, Children and Families

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    • Professor

    401-863-2524

    Research Interests

    Knowledge Cultural Sociology, Global and Transnational Sociology, Critical and Public Sociology, Europe and Eurasia

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    • Professor
    • Director, Masters in Social Analysis and Research

    401-863-3765

    Research Interests

    Demography, Migration, Reproductive Change, Latin America and Africa

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    • Professor

    401-863-2267

    Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley

    Research Interests

    Urban Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Migration and Immigration, Family, Political Sociology

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    • Assistant Professor

    401-863-2243 phone

    Research Interests

    Immigration, Race and Ethnic Relations, Inequality, Social Policy

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    • Assistant Professor

    401-863-9866

    Research Interests

    Stratification, Education, Race/Ethnicity, Gender, Children and Families, Work and Organizations, Social Demography, Population Health

    • Associate Professor

    401-863-7599

    Ph.D. University of Chicago

    Research Interests

    Political Sociology, Economic Sociology, Urban Sociology, Sociology of Finance, Qualitative Methods, Theory

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    • Professor
    • Associate Director, Population Studies and Training Center

    401-863-1656

    Research Interests

    Social Demography, Stratification, Family, Immigration, Race and Ethnicity

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    • Associate Professor

    401-863-2559

    New York University

    Research Interests

    Inequality, Education, Demography, Health

    • Professor

    401-863-5152

    Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University

    Research Interests

    Sociology of Climate Change Impacts, Causes, and Policy; International Development; Environmental Justice

    • Professor

    401-863-1977

    Research Interests

    Comparative Sociology: Political, Economic, Historical

    • Professor
    • Director, Population Studies and Training Center

    401-863-2056

    Research Interests

    Social Contexts, Health, and Well-being; Family Demography; Gender; Fertility and Reproductive Health; Inequality; and Methods.

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    • Senior Lecturer
    • Associate Director, Masters in Social Analysis and Research
    • Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies

    401-863-3668

    Research Interests

    Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation, Research Methodology, Family Demography & Gender

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    • Professor

    401-863-2535

    Research Interests

    Sociology of Organizations; Sociology of Law; Economic Sociology; Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Professions; Healthcare

    • Associate Professor

    401-863-1905

    Ph.D. Northwestern University
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    • Professor

    401-863-3184

    Research Interests

    Environment and Development, Household Demography, Migration, Population and Environment

    • Assistant Professor

    Research Interests

    Political Sociology, Environmental Sociology, Race/Ethnicity, Sociology of Culture, Social Psychology, Organizational Theory, Social Theory, Computational Methods, Experimental Methods

    • Professor
    • Director, Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences

    401-863-1083

    Research Interests

    Demography, Migration, Urban Sociology, Social Policy, Africa

Kevin Escudero

Affiliate Faculty
Assistant Professor of American Studies and Ethnic Studies
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley

Mathew Johnson

Affiliate Faculty
Professor of Practice, Sociology
Executive Director of the Howard R. Swearer Center for Public Service
Associate Dean of the College for Engaged Scholarship
Ph.D. Brandeis University

Kevin Mwenda

Affiliate Faculty
Assistant Professor, Population Studies
Associate Director, Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4)
Ph.D. University of California, Santa Barbara

David E Rangel

Affiliate Faculty
Assistant Professor, Education
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison

Elena Shih

Affiliate Faculty
Assistant Professor, American Studies
Ph.D. University of California, Los​ ​Angeles

Prerna Singh

Affiliate Faculty
Mahatma Gandhi Associate Professor of Political Science and International and Public Affairs
Ph.D. Princeton University

Mary Wright

Affiliate Faculty
Professor of the Practice, Sociology
Director, Sheriden Center for Teaching and Learning
Ph.D. University of Michigan