Department of Sociology Faculty
Professor Nancy T. Ammerman
PhD, Yale University (1983)
Sociology Room 273
617.358.0634 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Specializes in the sociology of religion, especially American religious organizations and the social construction of individual religious identities.
Professor, Associate Dean of the Graduate School
PhD, University of Chicago (2002)
Sociology Room 248C
617.358.0651 | email@example.com
Focus areas are Sociology of the Nonprofit Sector; Organizations; Economic Sociology; Community; and Sociology of Culture.
PhD Northwestern University (2006)
Sociology Room 249
617.358.6675 | firstname.lastname@example.org
An ethnographer whose research and teaching interests include community and urban and cultural sociology, as well as the study of sexualities.
Professor & Department Chair
PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison (1997)
Sociology Room 277
Dr. Carr is a life course sociologist who uses primarily quantitative methods to study social factors in health and aging, end-of-life issues, bereavement, and family relations in later life.
Associate Professor and Director of Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program
PhD, University of Texas at Austin (2010)
Sociology Room 245
617.358.6445 | email@example.com
A qualitative researcher interested in the intersections of gender, sexuality, and work.
PhD, Columbia University (1972)
617.358.0643 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Does research on developing countries, especially Latin America, focusing on matters of social and political justice, social movements, and immigration.
PhD, University of Chicago (2000)
617.358.0638 | email@example.com
A comparative-historical sociologist with a focus on culture and theory, studying especially empires, postcolonialism, global social processes, and the dynamics of meaning-making.
PhD, Rutgers University (2013)
Sociology Room 271
617.358.0642 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Specializes in the study of culture and stratification through the lens of social networks using quantitative, interpretive, and mathematical techniques.
Professor of Sociology, Political Science and Anthropology
Ph.D., Hebrew University
School of Theology Room 608
617-358-1772 | email@example.com
A preeminent authority on nationalism, her current research focuses on the interrelations between culture and the mind.
Assistant Professor of Sociology
and African American Studies
Ph.D., University of Michigan (2014)
A feminist sociology of race and ethnicity focusing on formations and ideologies of gender within the Black middle class, specifically men.
PhD, University of California, San Diego (2002)
Sociology Room 269
617.358.0639 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Research fields encompass economic and medical sociology, examining markets, post-communist transitions, consumer credit, reproduction and fertility, and commercial surrogacy.
Assistant Professor & Director of Undergraduate Studies
PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2012)
Sociology Room 247
Specializes in political sociology, global health and healthcare policy, development and social change, globalization, and medical sociology.
PhD, SUNY at Stony Brook (1978)
Sociology Room 255
617.358.0632 | email@example.com
A sociological theorist famous for his writing on Max Weber, doing work on comparative political cultures and the sociology of citizenship.
Professor and Associate Dean of the Faculty for the Social Sciences
PhD, University of Pennsylvania (1986)
Sociology Room 260
617.358.0641 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Specializes in the sociology of migration, especially in relation to family life and identity formation, with a focus on South Asian diasporas.
Professor and Associate Provost for Graduate Affairs
PhD, University of Wisconsin (1992)
Researches the politics of science.
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
PhD, New York University (2009)
Sociology Room 265
617.358.0637 | email@example.com
Researches how culture is produced, how markets in creative industries work, and how social values constitute economic realms.
Dr. Jessica Simes
PhD, Harvard University (2016)
Urban sociologist who specializes in the study of punishment and social inequality using quantitative, spatial and experimental methods.
Professor & Director of Graduate Studies
PhD, Oxford University (1970)
Sociology Room 281
617.358.2387 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Focuses on comparative race and ethnic relations, international migration, social change and sociological theory.
Dr. Ana Villarreal
PhD, University of California, Berkeley (2016)
Specializes in criminal violence and emotion, urban inequality, illicit markets and local governance.
PhD, University of Southern California (2015)
Sociology Room 280
A qualitative researcher with a focus on gender, race and class, social movements and urban social policy. Recent projects include a life history study of men’s engagement with feminist anti-violence and a participant observation study of youth empowerment programs in Los Angeles.
Sociology Room 283
617.358.0640 | email@example.com
Dr. Patricia Rieker is a medical sociologist who specializes in the effects of gender and other social determinants of population health.
PhD, Boston University
Sociology Room 248B
617.358.0650 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Studies elites and stratification, education, culture, religion, and social theory, especially the political sociology of Pierre Bourdieu.
Michel Anteby | Questrom School of Business
Merry White | Department of Anthropology
Adelaide M. Cromwell