Faculty & Lecturers
Cabell Gathman and Natalia Savelyeva join department as Lecturers
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, …
Jason Nolen joins department as Lecturer
We are very pleased to announce that Jason Nolen will join us as a permanent Lecturer, beginning in the fall semester. Jason is a 2020 PhD graduate of our program, where his extensive teaching experience …
Seeking Applicants for Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position
The Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor rank beginning in August, 2023. While our aim is to welcome in a new faculty member at the assistant level, we …
Doug Maynard Discusses New Book, “Autistic Intelligence: Interaction, Individuality, and the Challenges of Diagnosis”
On Tuesday, June 28, 6:00pm at Leopold’s Books Bar Caffè, Doug Maynard, Maureen T. Hallinan Professor of Sociology, Emeritus, will discuss his just published co-authored book “Autistic Intelligence: Interaction, Individuality, and the Challenges of Diagnosis.” …
Cora Marrett’s Career in Academia and Public Service
Cora Marrett received her Ph.D. in Sociology at UW-Madison in 1968 and later became a professor in the Departments of Sociology and Afro-American Studies. Marrett has had a varied career in both academia and public …
Masoud Movahed Publishes Commentary on Erik Olin Wright’s Work
In honor of his late advisor, Erik Olin Wright, graduate student Masoud Movahed wrote a commentary in “The Palgrave Encyclopedia of the Possible” detailing Wright’s Real Utopias Project.
Max Besbris Wins Distinguished Book Award
Assistant Professor Max Besbris’ book “Upsold” was selected by the Midwest Sociological Society for it’s Distinguished Book Award.