Cabell Gathman and Natalia Savelyeva join department as Lecturers

Headshot of Cabell Gathman
Cabell Gathman
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Natalia Savelyeva

We are happy to welcome two more lecturers to our team this fall: Cabell Gathman and Natalia Savelyeva.

Cabell will be teaching Soc 160, Human Sexuality. She earned her PhD in Sociology here in 2014, and she has taught courses for UW Sociology, UW Gender & Women’s Studies, and Edgewood College. Her honors and awards include an Honored Instructor Award from Chadbourne Residential College and a campus-wide TA Exceptional Service Award. Cabell lives in Madison with her spouse, with whom she is raising three children and supervising four cats.

Natalia will be teaching Soc 211, The Sociological Enterprise. She is a Future Russia Fellow with the Democratic Resilience Program at the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA). She is a sociologist who has been working as a researcher with the Public Sociology Laboratory of the Centre for Independent Social Research in St. Petersburg, Russia, and she recently arrived in Madison, Wisconsin.  Her current scholarship explores multiple themes, including the violent conflict that began in Ukraine in 2014.