Dr. Louise Cainkar
Associate Professor
Ph.D., 1988, Northwestern University
Muslim and Arab Communities
Social Justice
Immigrants and Immigration
(414) 288-5714

Dr. Roberta Coles
Ph.D., 1995, University of Wisconsin — Madison
Race and ethnicity
Social inequality

Food and water issues
(414) 288-3440

Dr. Alexandra Crampton
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Michigan
Social Work and Anthropology
(414) 288-7912
Dr. Mary Ann Farkas
Ph.D., 1995, Michigan State University
Sex offender issues
Gender specific issues in criminology
Typology of correctional officers
(414) 288-3438

Dr. Angelique Harris

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., 2007, CUNY

Health and illness, race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, sociology of religion, urban studies, media studies, and social movements

(414) 288-7438

Dr. Heather Hlavka
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Sexual violence, victimization, gender and sexuality, deviance and social control, expert knowledge and the law, and research methods
(414) 288-6846

Dr. James Holstein
Professor and Assistant Chair
Ph.D., 1981, University of Michigan
Interpretive construction of social forms
Social research, methods, and statistics
(414) 288-5804
Dr. Richard Jones
Ph.D., 1986, Iowa State University
Social problems
(414) 288-3436

Dr. Michael A. McCarthy

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., 2013 New York University

Political Sociology, Economic Sociology

(414) 288-5823

Dr. Gale Miller
Emeritus Research Professor
Ph.D., 1976, University of Kansas
Complex organizations
Conflict and control
Self, language and social interaction
(414) 288-5117
Dr. Dawne Moon
Associate Professor
Ph.D., 2000, University of Chicago
Sexuality, religion and political culture
(414) 288-7914
Dr. Sameena Mulla
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., John Hopkins University
Violence, Medical Anthropology, Anthropological Theory, Legal Anthropology, Visual Anthropology, Gender and Sexuality
(414) 288-3441

Dr. David Nowacek

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Ph.D., 2005, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Classical and Contemporary Social Theory
Sociology of Law
Social Perspectives on Environmental Issues
(414) 288-7916

Dr. Jane D. Peterson
Professor and Department Chair
Ph.D., 1994, Arizona State University
Transition to domestication economies
Lithic technology
(414) 288-7917

Dr. Olga Semukhina
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Central Florida
Problems of public acceptance & satisfaction with criminal law reforms in post-communist countries
(414) 288-3439

Dr. Meghan Stroshine
Associate Professor
Ph.D., 2002, Michigan State University
Domestic violence
(414) 288-3437
Dr. Norman Sullivan
Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Toronto
Skeletal biology
Evolutionary theory, human growth
(414) 288-3443

Ms. Wendy Volz Daniels

Adjunct Associate Professor and Internship Director

MSW, Loyola University of Chicago

Practice Skills with Individuals, Families and Groups

(414) 288-3446

Dr. Darren L. Wheelock
Associate Professor
Ph.D., 2006, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
Race, Crime and Punishment
Reentry and Reintegration

(414) 288-7915

Marcia Williams
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
(414) 288-5437


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