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Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Dr. Laura Cochrane, Chair

142 Anspach Hall 989-774-3160

Mensah Adinkrah, Ph.D., Criminology, Comparative Criminal Justice, Juvenile Delinquency, Corrections, Victimology, Homicide: Global Perspectives

Elbert Almazan, Ph.D., Sociology of Health, Youth Studies, Social Statistics

Brigitte H. Bechtold, Ph.D., European Studies, Global Social Justice, Research Methods, Sociology of Sex and Gender, Sociology of Knowledge

Tracy Brown, Ph.D.,Native North America, Anthropology of Gender and Sexuality, U.S.-Mexico Boarder

Liz Bradshaw, Ph.D., Social and Criminal Justice, Government and Corporate Crime, Prisons and Mass Incarceration

Rachel Caspari, Ph.D., Human Evolution, Race and Scientific Racism, Human Biological Variation, Human Osteology and Skeletal Biology, Forensic Anthropology

Sergio Chavez, Ph.D., Archaeology of the Americas, Archaeology Field and Laboratory Techniques, Prehistoric Economic Systems, Lab Techniques and Scientific Illustration in Archaeology, Rise of Urbanism/State Societies, The Origins of Agriculture, Physical Anthropology, Cultures of Latin America

Laura Cochrane, Ph.D.,Cultural and Linguistic Anthropology, African Cultures, Anthropology of Religion, Anthropology and Art, Ethnographic Methods

Amanda Garrison, Ph.D., Youth, Gender/Identity, Work

Susan Grettenberger, Ph.D., Social Work, Social Welfare Policy, Non-Profit Organizations

Becky Hayes, Ph.D., Victimology, Gender, Race, and Crime, Media's Influence on the Criminal Justice System

David A. Kinney, Ph.D., Sociology of Education, Sociology of Adolescence, Capstone Experience in Youth Studies, Research Methods

Athena McLean, Ph.D.,Cultural Anthropology, Sociology of Aging, History of Anthropology Theory, Sociology of Health and Illness, Medical Anthropology

Katherine Rosier, Ph.D.,Social Psychology, Sociology of the Family, Sociology of Childhood, Research Methods

Alan Rudy, Ph.D., Political Economy, Environmental Sociology, Science and Technology Studies

Mary S. Senter, Ph.D.,Introduction to Research Methods, Social Inequality, Sociology of Sex and Gender

Lissa Schwander, Ph.D., Diversity and Inequality in North America, Introduction to Social Work, Social Welfare Policy Analysis

Brian Smith, Ph.D.,Justice Theory, Penology and Corrections, Juvenile Delinquency/Juvenile Justice, Research Methods, Inequalities and Justice Processes

Sarah Surface-Evans, Ph.D.,North American and Great Lakes Archaeology, Cultural Resource Management Law and Practice, Archaeological Methods and Community-Based Practice

Cedric Taylor, Ph.D., Race, Racial Health Disparities, Immigrant Health, Visual Sociology

Carmen White, Ph.D., Cultural Anthropology, Educational Anthropology,Oceanic Societies, Comparative Education, Comparative Perspectives on Minorities and Schooling

Cathy Willermet, Ph.D., Modern Human Variation, Health and Disease, Dental Anthropology, Human Evolution, Human Biology, Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods, Museum Studies, Mesoamerica

Kathleen Woehrle, Ph.D., HSBE, Policy, Research Methods

Course Designators:

SOC - Sociology

ANT - Anthropology

SWK - Social Work

SCJ - Social and Criminal Justice

Interdisciplinary Programs:

Master of Arts (M.A.) in Cultural Resource Management

Graduate Certificate in Cultural Resource Management