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“The professors in the sociology/anthropology programs have an astonishing ability to provoke thought and to help students think critically about society and the processes that govern it. They do not treat students like a statistic and they provide us with the tools necessary to survive in this world. 

"Because of my interactions with Drs. LoMonaco, Begley, and Rich, I have developed a sense of what I want to do in this world and how I should approach the rest of my life. I hope to utilize the skills I have gained in sociology/anthropology to successfully navigate a world full of uncertainties.”

—Cody Alton '12

Sociology Faculty

  • Rich

    Brian L. Rich, Professor of Sociology

    Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1993; M.A., California State University, East Bay, 1984; B.A., University of California, San Diego, 1981

  • Avery Tompkins

    Avery Tompkins, Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies

    Ph.D., M.A., Syracuse University, 2011, 2004; B.A., University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire, 2003
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