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Department of Sociology People


NameTitleContact Information
Mariana AmorimAssistant Professor

Research Interest:
Family, Social Policies, Demography
Wilson-Short 207
Dylan BugdenBoeing Distinguished Assistant Professor in Environmental Sociology

Research Interest:
Environmental sociology, contentious politics, public opinion
Wilson-Short Hall 249
(509) 335-8927
Kristin CutlerAssistant Professor, Career Track

Research Interest:
Crime/Deviance, Drugs and Policy, Gender, Social Stratification/Inequality, Health
Wilson-Short 251
Vanessa DelgadoAssistant Professor

Research Interest:
Immigration, Family, Education, Latino/a/x Sociology
Justin DenneyAssociate Professor

Research Interest:
Health Disparities, Family, Health and Place
On Professional Leave 2022-2023
Wilson-Short Hall 239
(509) 335-7516
Don DillmanRegent’s
Wilson-Short Hall 137
(509) 335-4150
Christine HorneProfessor

Research Interest:
Norms, Social Order, Social Psychology
Wilson-Short Hall 238
(509) 335-3912
Erik JohnsonAssociate Professor

Research Interest:
Environmental Sociology, Social Movements, Political Sociology, Organizations
Wilson-Short Hall 211
(509) 335-8897
Monica Kirkpatrick JohnsonProfessor

Research Interest:
Life Course, Social Psychology, Work, Family and Education
Wilson-Short Hall 250
(509) 335-8773
Julie KmecProfessor and Dept. Chair

Research Interest:
Gender and Race/Ethnic Workplace Inequality, Work and Family
Wilson-Short Hall 204D
(509) 335-8760
Joseph KremerAssistant Professor, Career
Wilson-Short Hall 216
Alair MacLeanProfessor

Research Interest:
Aging, Education, Inequality, Life Course, Veterans
WSU Vancouver MMC 202H
(360) 546-9177
Steven MejiaAssistant Professor

Research Interest:
Global Sociology, Environment, Health and Inequality
Thomas RotoloProfessor

Research Interest:
Voluntary Sector, Social Networks, Organizations, Quantitative Methods
Wilson-Short Hall 252
(509) 335-4414
Jennifer SchwartzProfessor

Research Interest:
Criminology, Stratification/Inequalities, Communities, Drugs/Health
Wilson-Short Hall 241
(509) 335-2657
Jennifer ShermanProfessor

Research Interest:
Rural Communities, Gender, Family, Culture
Wilson-Short Hall 215
(509) 335-4163
Sarah WhitleyAssistant Professor, Career Track

Research Interest:
Inequality/Stratification, Sociology of Food, Education
Wilson-Short Hall 213
(509) 335-2659
Anna Zamora-KapoorAssistant Professor

Research Interest:
Health disparities, race and ethnicity, inequality.
(206) 708-8624

Emeritus Faculty

NameTitleContact Information
Steven BurkettProfessor Emeritus
Annabel KirschnerProfessor Emeritus