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Sociology & Anthropology


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  • Associate Professor of Sociology
    (512) 863-1419
    Mood-Bridwell 309
    Specialty: Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation Stratification; Employment and Campus Climates; Criminology; Quantitative and Qualitative Methods 
  • Professor of Anthropology
    (512) 863-1406
    Mood-Bridwell 310
    Specialty: Topical: Nature, the non-human and the human; Race and Racism; Environment; Conservation; Development Social Theory; Environmental History; Tourism; Gender. Area: Belize; Caribbean; U.S.-Mexico Borderlands; Central Texas
  • Professor of Sociology
    (512) 863-1936
    Mood-Bridwell 317
    Specialty: Race relations and racism, gender construction and performance, surveillance studies, campus climate research (race, gender, and sexual orientation), the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement, social movements and activism
  • Professor of Sociology
    (512) 863-1412
    Mood-Bridwell 308
    Specialty: Children and youth; social class; volunteer work and civic engagement; qualitative methods
  • Associate Professor of Anthropology
    (512) 863-1409
    Mood-Bridwell 309
    Specialty: Anthropology of religion, Mexican American spiritualities and indigenous heritage, gender and racialization, and Chicana feminisms. Geographic specialization: U.S. - Mexico Borderlands, Central and South Texas.

Emeritus Faculty