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

    209 Maxcy Hall

    Research Interests

    Population Health, Social Demography, Aging and the Lifecourse, Race and Racism, Immigration, Medical Sociology

    Office Hours: By appointment only.

    • 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: Tuesdays 4pm-5pm and by appointment

    • Professor
    • Director, Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

    401-863-6748

    410 Maxcy Hall

    Research Interests

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

    Office Hours: By appointment only.

    • Professor

    401-863-1906

    261 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.

    • Post-Doctoral Research Associate

    210 Maxcy Hall

    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: Fridays 1:30pm - 3:00pm

  • John B. Diamond
    • Professor

    401-863-2115

    Annenberg

    Research Interests

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

    Office Hours: On Leave

  • 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: Wednesdays 3-4pm and Fridays 1-2pm

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    • Professor
    • Director of Research - IBES

    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 2:30pm -4:30pm and by appointment.

    • Associate Professor

    401-863-1905

    205 Maxcy Hall

    Office Hours: Mondays: 11am-12pm (outside of CIT 219), Wednesdays: 9am-10am (Maxcy Hall), Fridays: 11am-12pm (outside of CIT 219)

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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: Wednesdays 4pm-6pm

    • 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: Thursdays 2-3:30pm

    • Professor
    • Director, Population Studies and Training Center

    401-863-3192

    303 Maxcy Hall

    Research Interests

    Stratification, Demography, Education, Health, Children and Families

    Office Hours: Tuesdays from 9:30am-11:30am

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    • Professor

    401-863-2524

    226 Watson Institute

    Research Interests

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

    Office Hours: Mondays 3pm-4:30pm and Wednesdays 9am-10:30am

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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: Thursdays 4pm-6pm

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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: Tuesdays 2pm-3pm

    • Assistant Professor

    401-863-9866

    401 Maxcy Hall

    Research Interests

    Inequality, work, gender, race and ethnicity, organizations, and labor markets

    Office Hours: Mondays 2pm-3pm and Wednesdays 11am-12pm

    • Assistant Professor

    401-863-3879

    407 Maxcy Hall

    Research Interests

    Gender, Sexualities, Race & Ethnicity, Education, Children & Youth, Qualitative Methods

    Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4pm-5pm

    • 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 2pm-4pm

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    • Professor

    401-863-1656

    303 Mencoff Hall, and 206 Maxcy Hall

    Research Interests

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

    Office Hours: Wednesdays 3-5 pm

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    • Professor
    • Director of Graduate Studies

    401-863-2559

    400 Maxcy Hall

    Research Interests

    Inequality, Education, Demography, Health

    Office Hours: Thursdays 10am-12pm and by appointment

    • Assistant Professor

    401-863-5872

    Watson

    Research Interests

    Bureaucracy, Energy & Environment, Environmental Justice, Political Economy, Social Movements, Environmental Sociology, Political Sociology, Economic Sociology, Organizations, Public Policy

    • Professor

    401-863-5152

    IBES

    Research Interests

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

    Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:30pm-2:30pm UEL Room 203

    • Associate Professor

    401-863-1114

    250 Watson

    Research Interests

    Law, Gender, Social Movements, Political Economy of Development, and Violence

    Office Hours: Tuesday 1:30pm-3:30pm

    • Professor

    401-863-1977

    307 Watson Institute

    Research Interests

    Comparative Sociology: Political, Economic, Historical

    Office Hours: On Leave

    • Professor

    401-863-2056

    112 Mencoff Hall, and 204 Maxcy Hall

    Research Interests

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

    Office Hours: By appointment only

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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 12:30pm - 2:30pm via Zoom

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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 in IBES Room 305: Wednesdays 2:30pm-4:30pm, 2:30pm-3:30pm is a drop-in/open hour; 3:30pm-4:30pm is by appointment only

    • Assistant Professor

    Watson

    Research Interests

    Cybersecurity, Social Movements, Digital Surveillance, Computational Social Science, Statistical Methodology

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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    • Professor Emeritus of Sociology

    Research Interests

    Development, Political Sociology, Critical Theory, Caribbean Studies

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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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