Faculty

  • Sandra L. Barnes
    • Professor
    • Department Chair

    401-863-6893

    106 Maxcy Hall

    Research Interests

    Sociology of Religion; Inequality and Poverty; Urban Sociology; Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality; Black Youth Education; African American Studies.

    • Assistant Professor

    401-863-5516

    302 Maxcy Hall

    Research Interests

    Urban Sociology, Stratification, Education, Neighborhoods and Schools, Neighborhood Change, Racial/Ethnic Inequality, Spatial Analysis

    Office Hours: On Leave.

    • Professor

    401-863-6748

    410 Maxcy Hall

    Research Interests

    Culture, Race, Class, and Gender; Poverty and Inequality; Sociology of Education

    Office Hours: By appointment only. On Leave.

    • Professor

    401-863-1906

    342 Watson

    Research Interests

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

    Office Hours: By appointment only. On Leave.

    • Post-Doctoral Research Associate

    Research Interests

    Racial attitudes, Racism, Religion, Social Psychology

    • Senior Lecturer
    • Interim Organizational Studies Track Lead Advisor

    401-863-5391

    404 Maxcy Hall

    Research Interests

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

    Office Hours: Wednesdays 1 - 3 PM

  • John B. Diamond
    • Professor

    401-863-2115

    Annenberg

    Research Interests

    Race, Class, Sociology of Education, Inequality, Organizations, Social Policy

    Office Hours: Wed 2-4 PM on Zoom

  • John Eason
    • Associate Professor

    Watson

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    • Professor

    401-863-1907

    202 Maxcy Hall

    Research Interests

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

    Office Hours: Wed 3-4 PM and Fri 1-2 PM

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    • Professor

    401-863-2139

    211 Maxcy Hall

    Research Interests

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

    Office Hours: Mondays, 3 - 4:30 PM. By Appointment.

    • Associate Professor

    401-863-1905

    205 Maxcy Hall

    Office Hours: Mondays 2 - 5 PM

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    • Professor

    401-863-7465

    200 Maxcy Hall, and 356 Watson Institute

    Research Interests

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

    Office Hours: On Leave.

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    • Professor

    401-863-1905

    Andrew House 316

    Research Interests

    Development, Political Sociology, Critical Theory, Caribbean Studies

    Office Hours: By Appointment.

    • Professor

    401-863-2528

    203 Maxcy Hall

    Research Interests

    Du Boisian Sociology, Decolonizing Sociological Theory, Racialized Modernity, Racial and Colonial Capitalism, Alternative and Solidarity Economies

    Office Hours: Tuesdays from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm and Fridays from 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm

    • Professor
    • Associate/Training Director of Population Studies and Training Center

    401-863-3192

    303 Maxcy Hall

    Research Interests

    Stratification, Demography, Education, Health, Children and Families

    Office Hours: Tuesdays from 1:30 - 2:30 PM, and Thursdays from 10-11 AM

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    • Professor

    401-863-2524

    337 Watson Institute

    Research Interests

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

    Office Hours: Tuesdays 10:30 AM - 12 PM and Wednesdays 3 - 4:30 PM

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    • Professor
    • Director, Masters in Social Data Analytics

    401-863-3765

    201 Maxcy Hall

    Research Interests

    Demography, Migration, Reproductive Change, Latin America and Africa

    Office Hours: Mon 3-5 PM or by request on Zoom.

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    • Professor

    401-863-2267

    301 Maxcy Hall

    Research Interests

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

    Office Hours: By Appointment only.

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    • Assistant Professor

    401-863-2243

    411 Maxcy Hall

    Research Interests

    Immigration, Race and Ethnic Relations, Inequality, Social Policy

    Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday from 5 - 6 PM by appointment (Via Zoom); In-person: Email me to schedule a time to meet.

    • Associate Professor
    • Director of Undergraduate Studies, AB Sociology and Organizational Studies

    401-863-7599

    405 Maxcy Hall

    Research Interests

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

    Office Hours: Fridays, 2-4 PM

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    • Professor
    • Interim Director, Population Studies and Training Center

    401-863-1656

    303 Mencoff Hall, and 206 Maxcy Hall

    Research Interests

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

    Office Hours: Thursdays 3-5 PM

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    • Associate Professor
    • Director of Graduate Studies

    401-863-2559

    400 Maxcy Hall

    Research Interests

    Inequality, Education, Demography, Health

    Office Hours: Thursdays 10 am-12 PM

    • Professor

    401-863-5152

    IBES

    Research Interests

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

    Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 1:30-2:30 PM UEL Room 203

    • Professor

    401-863-1977

    307 Watson Institute

    Research Interests

    Comparative Sociology: Political, Economic, Historical

    Office Hours: Mon 2-3 PM and By Appointment.

    • Professor
    • DIRECTOR, POPULATION STUDIES AND TRAINING CENTER (On leave, AY 2022-23)

    401-863-2056

    112 Mencoff Hall, and 204 Maxcy Hall

    Research Interests

    Gender; Social Demography; Global Population Health; Inequality; and Methods.

    Office Hours: On Leave

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    • Senior Lecturer
    • Associate Director, Masters in Social Data Analytics
    • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Sc.B. Social Analysis & Research

    401-863-3668

    207 Maxcy Hall

    Research Interests

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

    Office Hours: Mondays from 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM via Zoom

    • Professor
    • Director, Organizational Studies Track (on leave, AY 2022-23)

    401-863-2535

    208 Maxcy Hall

    Research Interests

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

    Office Hours: On Leave.

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    • Professor

    401-863-3184

    University Hall 109

    Research Interests

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

    Office Hours: By Appointment.

    • Assistant Professor

    401-863-6012

    IBES Room 305, Maxcy Room 408

    Research Interests

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

    Office Hours: On Leave. By Appointment.

Emeriti

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    • Professor Emerita of Sociology
    Columbia University

    Research Interests

    Nonprofit and Non-Governmental Organizations, Medical Sociology, Community-based Care

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    • C.V. Starr Professor Emerita of Commerce, Organizations, and Entrepreneurship
    • Professor Emerita of Sociology
    Ph.D. Stanford University

    Research Interests

    Sociology of Organizations, Healthcare Organizations, Professions, Health and Medical Sociology

    • Professor Emerita of Sociology
    University of Pennsylvania

    Research Interests

    Demography, Labor Force, Women's Roles, Families and Households

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    • Professor Emeritus of Sociology
    • Ungerleider Professor Emeritus of Judaic Studies
    Brown University
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    • Robert E. Turner Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Population Studies and Sociology
    University of Wisconsin

    Research Interests

    Demography, Life Course, Adolescence, Disability

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    • Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Urban Studies
    University of Chicago

    Research Interests

    Development, Economic Sociology, Urban Sociology

    • Professor Emeritus of Sociology

    Research Interests

    Sociological Theory, Comparative Historical Analysis, Development, Democracy, Social Welfare Policy

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    • Professor Emerita of Urban Studies and Sociology

    Research Interests

    Urban Sociology, Housing and Social Policies, Comparative Stratification, Social Exclusion and Poverty

    • Professor Emeritus of Sociology

    Research Interests

    Demography, Migration, Urban Sociology, Social Policy, Africa

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