Richard Appelbaum, Ph.D.

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Globalization; social and ecological sustainability; world-systems theory; the globalization of business and workers' rights

Global Political Economy World Systems Labor Markets and Global Production East Asia and the Global Economy Technology and Development

Eric Bonds

Associate Professor of Sociology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Bond is author of a book on social issues.

Environmental Sociology Human Rights Political Economy War and Violence

Daniel Cornfield

Professor of Sociology · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the American labor movement, the creative class, and work and occupation issues generally.

labor & employment Creative Class Unionization Labor Unions Musicians

Tom Mills

Lecturer in Sociology and Policy · Aston University

Tom Mills is a sociologist with an interest in media and communications, elite institutions and networks, and the use of digital methods.

Corporate Power Elites BBC Impartiality Sociology Media Communications

Matthew Hughey, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology · University of Connecticut

A scholar of racism and racial inequality in identity formation, organizations, media, politics, science, religion, and public advocacy.

Religion Fraternities and Sororities Organizations Whiteness Media

Ned Rinalducci

Associate Professor, Sociology · Georgia Southern University

Ned Rinalducci writes on the topics of public sociology and cultural identity.

Media and Society Cultural Identity Social Movements Political Sociology Ethnic and Religious Politics

Tricia Wachtendorf

Director / Professor, Disaster Research Center / Department of Sociology & Criminal Justice · University of Delaware

Prof. Wachtendorf expertise lies in the social, organizational, and decision-making aspects of disasters.

evacuations Multi-organizational coordination and responses in disasters Transnational crises Improvisation and adaptation Community-based approaches to preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation

Kim Davies, PhD

Dean of Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences · Augusta University

Dr. Kim Davies, Dean of the Pamplin College, is a sociologist available to discuss homicide.

Gender-Based Violence Sociology Of Homicide Social Equality Murder Sociology

James Faught

Professor of Sociology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Sociological Theory Political Sociology Community Social Stratification

Cedric de Leon

Professor of Sociology and Labor Studies · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Cedric de Leon's research focuses on labor, race, and party politics in the United States, India and Turkey.

Labor Movements Labor Unions Race and Race Relations Comparative Historical Sociology Political Sociology

Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor

Assistant Professor in faith and peaceful relations · Coventry University

Dr Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor specialises in how people engage with religion and with religious beliefs.

Diversity Muslim Women Inter-faith relations Religion Islam

Dr Alexis Paton

Director, Centre for Health and Society · Aston University

Dr Paton examines the impact that society has on health. Her research focuses on how ethics and the social sciences can improve healthcare.

Health Inequalities Health Improvement Sociology of Health Bioethics Medical Ethics

Lori Wilkinson

Professor of Sociology · University of Manitoba

Professor of Sociology, specializing in immigration and refugee studies and survey methods

Research Methods Race and Ethnic Relations Settlement Integration Youth and School-To-Work Transitions

Glenn Bracey, PhD

Assistant Professor of Sociology & Criminology | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Glenn Bracey, PhD, is an expert on race and social movements and race and the law.

Activism and Social Justice in Sports Race and Law Social Movements Critical Race Theory Black Lives Matter

Richard Arum

Professor of Education and Sociology · UC Irvine

Richard Arum's research is focused on education, social stratification and formal organizations.

Social Stratification Legal and Institutional Environments of Schools Digital Education

Valerie Malhotra Bentz, Ph.D., MSSW

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Somatics and Phenomenology Professor

Human Development and Consciousness Society, Culture and Systems Social Psychology Research Methods Phenomenology

Kevin Dougherty, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology, Graduate Program Director · Baylor University

Dr. Dougherty focuses on the impact of religion on other realms of social life such as community involvement, politics, and work

Religious Education Religion Sociology of Religion Religion Politics & Culture Facebook in Education

Dr Katie Tonkiss

Senior Lecturer, Sociology and Policy · Aston University

Dr Tonkiss is concerned with critically interrogating the relationship of citizenship and national identity.

Membership Identity Citizenship HM Sociology Immigration

David Smilde

Charles A. and Leo M. Favrot Professor of Human Relations and and Senior Associate Fellow at CIPR · Tulane University

David Smilde is an expert in the sociology of culture, sociology of religion, social movements, political sociology and Latin America.

Human Rights Social Movements Sociology of Culture Sociology of Religion Political Sociology

Claudia Buchmann

Professor and Chair | Department of Sociology · The Ohio State University

Expert in gender, race and class from a sociological perspective.

Social Stratification Education Gender Race and Ethnicity Comparative and International Sociology