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Faculty

Benigno Aguirre Benigno Aguirre, Ph.D.
(Ohio State University)
Professor
aguirre@udel.edu
VITA

Disaster Research Center
166 Graham Hall
302-831-0204
Collective Behavior/Social Movements, Race/Ethnic/Minority Relations, Qualitative Methodology
 
Margaret L. Andersen
Margaret L. Andersen, Ph.D
(University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
Edward F. and Elizabeth Goodman Rosenberg
Named Professor

mla@udel.edu
VITA

307 McKinley Hall
:302-831-7078 / 302-831-2581
Race relations, sex and gender, theory
Tammy A. Anderson Tammy A. Anderson, Ph.D.
(The American University)
Professor
tammya@udel.edu
VITA

337 Smith Hall
302-831-2291
Deviance, Pop Culture, Gambling, Drugs, Crime Race and Gender
Ronet Bachman Ronet Bachman, Ph.D.
(University of New Hampshire)
Professor
ronet@udel.edu
VITA

409 Smith Hall
302-831-1229

Crime and delinquency, family violence
Ann Bell Ann Bell, Ph.D.
(University of Michigan)
Assistant Professor
Joint Appointment: Women and Gender Studies
avbell@udel.edu
VITA

316 Smith Hall
302-831-8231
Medical Sociology, Gender & Sexuality, Social Stratification/Inequalities, Social Epidemiology, Sociology of the Family, Intersectionality, Qualitative & Quantitative Methodologies
 
Joel Best
Joel Best, Ph.D
(University of California, Berkeley)
Professor / Named Professor
Francis Alison Faculty Award Winner (2012)

joelbest@udel.edu
VITA

25 Amstel Avenue
302-831-8225
Deviance, social problems, fads and fashions
 
Anne Bowler, Ph.D.
(New School for Social Research)
Associate Professor
Associate Chair, Sociology

Joint Appointments: Women and Gender Studies and Material Culture Studies
abowler@udel.edu

310 Smith Hall
302-831- 2583
Classical and contemporary theory, art and culture, gender
Aaron Fichtelberg Aaron Fichtelberg, Ph.D.
(Emory University)
Associate Professor
Joint Appointment: Legal Studies
afichte@udel.edu
VITA

332 Smith Hall
302-831-1561
International Criminal Justice, Comparative Criminal Justice, and Legal Theory
 
Ben Fleury-Steiner
Ben Fleury-Steiner, Ph.D.
(Northeastern University)
Professor
Joint Appointments: Black American Studies and Legal Studies
bfs@udel.edu
VITA

336 Smith Hall
302-831-8221
Sociology of Race Relations; Punishment and Social Control
Asia Friedman Asia Friedman, Ph.D.
(Rutgers University)
Assistant Professor
Joint Appointment: Women and Gender Studies
asiaf@udel.edu
VITA

328 Smith Hall
302-831-7581
Gender, Sexuality, The Sociology of the Body, Sociological Theory, Cultural Sociology, Sensory studies, Cognitive sociology, Medical Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Qualitative Methods
Kenneth Haas, Ph.D.
(Rutgers University)
Professor
Joint Appointments: Political Science and Legal Studies

kenhaas@udel.edu
VITA

25 Amstel Avenue
302-831-2495
Judicial behavior, criminal law, corrections law
 
Lana Harrison
Lana Harrison, Ph.D.
(University of Michigan)
Professor
Sr. Scientist Center for Drug and Health Studies

Lharriso@udel.edu
VITA

Center for Drug & Health Studies
257 E. Main St. / 307 Smith Hall
302-831-6113 / 2859 / 6107
Deviance, alcohol and drugs
Maria Johnson Maria Johnson, Ph.D.
(University of Michigan)
Assistant Professor
johnmar@udel.edu
VITA

311 Smith Hall
302-831-6114
Race, gender, social inequality, public policy
Emma Jean Joseph, J.D.
(Widener University School of Law)
Assistant Professor
ejjoseph@udel.edu

307 Smith Hall
(302) 831-1236
 
Aaron Kupchik Aaron Kupchik, Ph.D
(New York University)
Professor
Director of Graduate Studies

akupchik@udel.edu
VITA

25 Amstel Avenue
302-831-3267
Juvenile justice, schools, delinquency and courts
 
 
Chrysanthi S. Leon
Chrysanthi S. Leon, JD, Ph.D
(University of California, Berkeley)
Associate Professor
Joint Appointment: Women and Gender Studies
santhi@udel.edu
VITA

Field Experience Information (CRJU 495)

312 Smith Hall
302-831-8683
Sex crime and punishment, law, society and criminology
Liying Luo Liying Luo, Ph.D
(University of Minnesota)
Assistant Professor
lluo@udel.edu

309 Smith Hall
302-831-2681
Health Disparities, Life Course, Social Demography and Inequality
Barret Michalec Barret Michalec, Ph.D
(Emory University)
Associate Professor
bmichal@udel.edu

314 Smith Hall
302-831-1205
Health Professions Education; Interactions in the Healthcare Setting; Disparities in Health & Healthcare; Experiences of Health & Illness; Empathy
Susan Miller Susan Miller, Ph.D.
(University of Maryland)
Professor
Joint Appointment: Women and Gender Studies
slmiller@udel.edu
VITA

335 Smith Hall
302-831-1562
Gender and crime, community policing, social control, domestic violence
Karen Parker Karen F. Parker, Ph.D
(North Carolina State University)
Professor
kparker@udel.edu
VITA

334 Smith Hall
302-831-0649
Urban violence, disaggregated (race-, gender-specific) homicide , racial inequality, labor market stratification and work, recidivism, research methods and statistics
Victor Perez Victor Perez, Ph.D
(University of Delaware)
Assistant Professor
victorp@udel.edu
VITA

329 Smith Hall
302-831-6232
Popular Epidemiology, Childhood Illness, Medical Disability/Diversity, Geo-Spatial Mapping, Measurement in Survey Research
 
Eric Rise
Eric Rise, J.D., Ph.D.
(University of Florida)
Associate Professor
Associate Chair, Criminal Justice

Joint Appointment: Legal Studies
erise@udel.edu
VITA

325 Smith Hall
302-831-8679
Constitutional and legal history, judicial process, law and society
Ivan Sun Ivan Sun, Ph.D.
(University at Albany, SUNY)
Professor
isun@udel.edu
VITA

331 Smith Hall
302-831- 8727
Policing, Administration of Criminal Justice, Comparative Criminal Justice, Social Institutions and Crime
 
Joseph Trainor
Joseph Trainor, Ph.D.
(University of Delaware)
Assistant Professor, School Public Pol/Administration
Assistant Professor, Disaster Research Center

jtrainor@udel.edu
VITA

166D Graham Hall
302-831-4203
 
 
Gerald Turkel
Gerald Turkel, Ph.D.
(University of California, Santa Barbara)
Professor
Joint Appointment: Legal Studies
gmturkel@udel.edu
VITA

25 Amstel Avenue
302-831-1567
Social and political theory, law and society, gender
 
Christy Visher
Christy Visher, Ph.D.
(Indiana University)
Professor
Director, Center for Drug and Health Studies
visher@udel.edu
VITA

CDHS - 257 East Main Street
Suite 110
302-831-6921
Communities and crime, substance use, criminal careers, role of social factors in criminal desistance, evaluation of strategies for crime control and prevention
 
Tricia Wachtendor
Tricia Wachtendorf, Ph.D.
(University of Delaware)
Associate Professor
twachten@udel.edu
VITA

Emergency and Environmental Management Concentration

Disaster Research Center
166 Graham Hall
302-831-1254
Sociology of disasters, collective behavior, qualitative methods
Kirk Williams Kirk Williams, Ph.D.
(University of Arizona)
Chair
Professor

kirkw@udel.edu
VITA

322 Smith Hall
302-831-8233
Intimate Partner and Youth Violence, Family and Youth Violence Risk Assessment, Violence Prevention, Homicide Research, Development and Life Course Criminology
Sylvia Zamora Sylvia Zamora, Ph.D
(University of California, Los Angeles)
Assistant Professor

313 Smith Hall
302-831-6815
Latino Immigration, International Migration, Racial and Ethnic Minorities, Race and Inequality

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Emeriti and Retired Faculty

Sally Bould Sally Bould, Ph.D.
(Bryn Mawr College)
Professor Emerita

sabould@udel.edu

Recent Publications
EURIAS Award
Family policy; poverty and the elderly
Jeff Davidson Jeffrey Davidson, Ph.D
(University of Michigan)
Retired Associate Professor

doctorj@udel.edu
American and Canadian ex-patriates in Mexico; community-based treatment programs; foster care of adolescents; homelessness; social welfare policy
Russell R. Dynes Russell R. Dynes, Ph.D
(Ohio State University)
Research Professor Emeritus

Disaster Research Center
Social organization, religion
M. David Ermann M. David Ermann, Ph.D.
(University of Michigan)
Professor Emeritus

davee@udel.edu
Organizational Deviance and
Sociology of Organizations
Sociology of Health Care
Valerie Hans
Valerie Hans, Ph.D.
(University of Toronto)
Professor Emerita

valerie.hans@cornell.edu

Professor of Law,
Cornell University

Information about Dr. Valerie Hans
Law and society; legal and jury decision making; psychology and law
Elizabeth HigginbothamElizabeth Higginbotham, Ph.D.
(Brandeis University)
Professor Emerita

ehiggin@udel.edu
Racial Stratification/mobility; poverty; women and work; qualitative methods
Vivian Klaff Vivian Klaff, Ph.D.
(University of Wisconsin)
Professor Emeritus

In Memoriam
Demography, urban sociology
Carole Marks Carole Marks, Ph.D.
(New York University)
Professor Emerita

cmarks@udel.edu
Race relations, migration, urban sociology
Joanne M. Nigg Joanne M. Nigg, Ph.D.
(University of California, Los Angeles)
Professor Emerita

nigg@udel.edu
Collective behavior, social movements, environmental sociology; disaster research
Enrico L. Quarantelli, Ph.D
(University of Chicago)
Research Professor Emeritus

lqdrc@udel.edu

Disaster Research Center
Collective behavior and social movement
Cynthia Robbins, Ph.D.
(University of Michigan)
Professor Emerita

robbins@udel.edu
Substance abuse, deviance, social epidemiology
Robert Rothman, Ph.D.
(Purdue University)
Professor Emeritus

sleuth34@comcast.net
Law & Society, Occupations/Professions, Stratification/Mobility
Frank Scarpitti Frank Scarpitti, Ph.D.
(Ohio State University)
Edward and Elizabeth Rosenberg Named Professor
Professor Emeritus


frs@udel.edu
Deviant behavior, crime

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