Department Chair

Mary Virnoche

Mary Virnoche

Professor and Chair

Technology and Society, Gender, Qualitative Methods and Applied Sociology/Evaluation Research

Office Hours (Fall 2019): T & W 9:00am - 11:00am

Faculty

Karen August

Karen August

Internship Coordinator & Lecturer

Marijuana, Prison Industrial Complex, Quantitative Research Methods

Office Hours (Fall 2019): R 10:00am-11:00am [SOC 482: T 9:00am-10:00am] [CRIM/SOC 225s: F 10:00am-11:00am]
Renée Byrd

Renée Byrd

Associate Professor

Mass Imprisonment, Prisoner Re-Entry, Neoliberal Political Rationalities, Race, Class and Gender

Fall 2019 & Spring 2020 - On leave
Sinan Celiksu

Sinan Celiksu

Visiting Faculty

Criminalization, Right-Wing Populism, Mediterranean Studies, Qualitative Research.

Office Hours (Fall 2019): R 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Lori Cortez-Regan

Lori Cortez-Regan

Lecturer

Gender, Race and Ethnic Relations, Social Inequality

Email for appointment
Jennifer Eichstedt

Jennifer Eichstedt

Graduate Coordinator & Professor

Sociology of Race/Ethnicity, Critical White Studies, Cultural Studies, Popular Culture, Social Movements, Stratification/Inequality, Gender Theory

Office Hours (Fall 2019): M 11:00am-12:00pm / T 3:00pm-4:00pm (in Lib Cafe) / W 8:30am-9:30am / Graduate Students ONLY R 10:30am-11:30am
Henderson

Leonard Henderson

Teaching Associate

Environmental Sociology, Race, Gender, Hip-Hop Studies, Political Economy, Outdoor Recreation

Office Hours (Fall 2019): T 2:00pm-3:00pm in BSS 304
Elizabeth Jackson

Elizabeth Jackson

Teaching Associate

Indigenous Decolonial Perspectives, Environmental Sociology and Climate Change, Stratification and Inequality in Society.

Office Hours (Fall 2019): F 10:00am-11:00am (Library Cafe)
Laura Johnson

Laura Johnson

Lecturer

Place Studies, Ecofeminism, Environmental Justice, Agro-Food Systems, Relational Geographies, Qualitative Methods, Community Action Research.

Office Hours (Fall 2019): T 10:30am-12:00pm
Stephanie Lumsden

Stephanie Lumsden

Lecturer

Prison abolition, Critical Indigenous studies, Feminist theory, California Indian history and politics

Office Hours (Fall 2019): M 3:30pm-5:30pm
Christina Martinek

Christina Martinek

Lecturer

Sociology of Aging/Social Gerontology, Senior Social Services, and Senior/ Community Needs Assessments

Office Hours (Fall 2019): T & Th 12:30pm-1:00pm, W 1:30pm-3:00pm
Josh Meisel

Josh Meisel

Professor

Criminology and Juvenile Delinquency, Deviance and Social Control, Drug Policy and Research Methods

Office Hours (Fall 2019): T 3:30pm-4:30pm & W 2:00pm-3:00pm
Michele Miyamoto

Michele Miyamoto

Lecturer

Office Hours - Fall 2019 tbd
James Ordner

James Ordner

Lecturer

Social Movements, Environmental Sociology, Social Theory, and Qualitative Methods

Office Hours (Fall 2019): T & R 11:30am-1:00pm
Elizabeth Rienzi

Elizabeth Rienzi

Lecturer

Race/Ethnicity, Transracial and Transnational Adoption, Asian American Studies, Identity, Sociology of the Family, Feminist Theory, Qualitative Research Methods

Office Hours (Fall 2019): T 12:00pm-1:00pm & W 9:00am-11:00am
Derek Shaw

Derek Shaw

Lecturer

Office Hours (Fall 2019): M, W, & F 11:00am-12:00pm
Anthony Silvaggio

Anthony Silvaggio

Associate Professor

Environmental Sociology, Social Movements, Green Criminology, Survey Research Methods, and Law and Social Control

Fall 2019 & Spring 2020 - On leave
Michihiro Clark Sugata

Michihiro Clark Sugata

Assistant Professor

Social Inequalities, Financial Governance and Cartographies of Debt, International Human Rights, Critical Theory

Office Hours (Fall 2019): M & W 1:00pm-3:30pm
Kellie Wilkerson

Kellie Wilkerson

Teaching Associate

Applied Sociology/Evaluation Research, Globalization and Transnational Sociology, and Statistics and Quantitative Methodology

Office Hours (Fall 2019): F 11:00am -12:00pm (BSS 539)

Staff

Mireya Ortega

Mireya Ortega

Administrative Support Assistant II

Alicia Persson

Alicia Persson

Academic Support Coordinator

Students my main job is to help direct you to the right resources to be successful in your academic career.