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Harry Murray

Harry W. Murray

Professor and Chair
GAC - 313

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Education: Ph.D. Sociology, Syracuse University, 1987; M.R.P. City Planning, Cornell University, 1976; A.B. Economics, College of the Holy Cross, 1973
Teaching and Research Areas: Introduction to Sociology, Social Problems, Crime and Justice, Deviance, Sociology of Religion, Homelessness, Social Movements, Social Research Methods, Non-Violence. The Catholic Worker Movement, Homes for the Friendless, Social Construction of Weapons of Mass Destruction.

Janice Bertoni

Janice Bertoni

GAC - 361

Otieno Kisiara

R. Otieno Kisiara

GAC - 395

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Education: Ph.D. Anthropology, Washington University, 1998; M.A. Anthropology, Washington University, 1992; B.A. Anthropology, University of Nairobi, 1989
Teaching and Research Areas: Cultural Anthropology, Peoples and Cultures of Africa, Physical Anthropology and Archaeology, Anthropological Approaches to Political Economy, Ethnobotany, Agrarian Transformations in Africa, Labor and Contracts, Ethnicity.

Kim McGann

Kimberly J. McGann

Associate Professor
GAC - 307

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AIM: ProfMcGann57
Education: Ph.D. Sociology, SUNY @ Buffalo, 2007; M.A. Sociology, Rutgers University, 1999; B.A. Sociology, Skidmore College, 1996
Teaching and Research Areas: Race & Ethnicity, Sociology of Mass Media & Popular Culture, Marriage & Families, Introduction to Sociology, Social Classes, Research Methods, Social Problems. Social Construction of the News; Interpersonal Relationships & Technology (e.g., effects of Facebook,, YouTube, etc.); Hurricane Katrina; Stratification; Race & Ethnicity; Social Construction of Symbolic Boundaries; and Cognitive Sociology.

Yamuna Sangarasivam

Yamuna Sangarasivam

Associate Professor
GAC - 308

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Education: Ph.D. Anthropology, Syracuse University, 2000; M.A. Dance Ethnology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1992; B.A. Musicology and Piano, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1990
Teaching and Research Areas: Cultural Anthropology; Physical Anthropology and Archaeology; Nationalism, Terrorism and Resistance; Women, Peace and Political Mobilization; Social Conflict; Anthropology of Dance; Anthropology of Religion in South Asia; Constructions of Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality; South Asian Diaspora; Tamil Nationalist Movements in North-East Sri Lanka; Non-violent Direct Action, Peace Witnessing and Christian Peacemaker Teams. 

Madeline Slowik

Madeline Gates Slowik (Lynn)

GAC - 305

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Coordinator - Social Research Minor
Education: Ph.D. Sociology, University of Illinois, 1974; M.A. Sociology, University of Illinois, 1971; B.A. Sociology, Baldwin-Wallace College, 1969
Teaching and Research Areas: Environmental Sociology, Social Research Methods, Social Theory, Introduction to Sociology, Globalization or Environmental Concern; Local Environmental Groups.
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