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Sociology Program

Sociology Faculty

Sociology Chair:              Dr. Linda Markowitz
Graduate Director:          Dr. Sandra Weissinger
Undergraduate Faculty
    Mentor Advisor
:          Dr. Flo Maätita (Fill out Mentorship Survey)

Denise Cobb, Ph.D
Professor, Provost
Tulane University, 2003

Teaching Areas:  Research Methods, Social Theory, Social Statistics
Research Areas:  Organizational Sociology, Sociology of Work, and Research Methodologies
Email: pcobb@siue.edu
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Connie Frey, Ph.D
Associate Professor
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 2007

Teaching Areas: Criminology, Crime Theory, Deviance, Victimology
Research Areas: Peacemaking Criminology, History of Sociology
Email: cfrey@siue.edu
Phone: 618-650-3323
Office: Peck Hall 1228
Curriculum vitae

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Mark Hedley, Ph.D
Associate Professor
University of Arizona, 1994

Teaching and Research Areas: Theory/Methods/Statistics, Community Action and Social Movements, Gender and Sexuality, Popular Culture
Email: mhedley@siue.edu
Phone: 618-650-3420
Office: Peck Hall 1236
Curriculum vitae

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Florence Maätita, Ph.D
Associate Professor
University of Connecticut, 2003

Teaching Areas: Marriage and Family, Race and Ethnic Relations, Social Psychology, Social Inequality, Intergroup Relations
Research Areas: Motherhood, Gender, Race, Social Psychology, and Family
Email: fmaatit@siue.edu
Phone: 618-650-3287
Office: Peck Hall 1204
Curriculum vitae

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Linda Markowitz, Ph.D  -Chair
Professor
University of Arizona, 1995

Teaching Areas: Gender, Work and Organizations, Alternative Economies, Mindfulness and Meditation
Research Areas: Organizational processes, Social Justice in k-12 schools,
Email: lmarkow@siue.edu
Web page: http://www.siue.edu/~lmarkow
Phone: 618-650-2451
Office: Peck Hall 1220
Curriculum Vitae

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Lisa Martino Taylor, Ph.D
Assistant Professor
University of Missouri, Columbia, 2011

Teaching Areas: Work and Organizations, Qualitative Research Methods, Elite Deviance, Social Movements, Social Theory
Research Areas: Elite Deviance, State Crime, Political Economy, Social Movements, Weapons Testing on Populations
Email: lismart@siue.edu
Phone: 618-650-2681
Office: Peck Hall 1236

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Elizabeth Stygar, M.A.
Instructor
Southern Illnois University, 2008

Teaching Areas: Introduction (online, traditional, and freshman seminars), Women Gender & Society Marriage & Family, Social Inequality, Urban Sociology and Social Problems.
Email: estygar@siue.edu
Phone: 618-650-3395
Office: Peck Hall 0225
Sociology 111 Curriculum vitae

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Darci Schmidgall, M.A.
Instructor
Southern Illnois University, 2012

Teaching Areas: Introduction (online, traditional, and freshman seminars), Women Gender & Society Marriage & Family, Race and Ethnicity
Email: dschmid@siue.edu
Office: Peck Hall 1229

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Ezra Temko, ABD.
Instructor
University of Delaware, 2009

Teaching and Research Areas: Cultural Politics, Applied and Public Sociology, Structural inequality and social policy, Civic studies and community engagement, Intersectionality, Education, Theory and Statistics
Email: etemko@siue.edu
Phone: 618-650-3788
Office: Peck Hall 1214

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Sandra Weissinger, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
University of Illinois, 2010
Graduate Director

Teaching Areas: African American communities, race and ethnic relations, urban sociology and qualitative research methods.
Research Areas: African American communities and institutions, Inequality, Intragroup marginalization
Email: sweissi@siue.edu
Phone: 618-650-5197
Office: Peck Hall 1227
Curriculum Vitae

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Emeritus Faculty
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Bob Blain, Ph.D
University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1967

Teaching and Research Areas: Comparative/Historical Sociology, Economy and Society, Peace and Cooperation, Money
Email: rblain@siue.edu
Web Page 1: http://www.siue.edu/~rblain/index.htm
Web Page 2: http://hourmoney.org/
Phone: 618-656-5706
Curriculum vitae

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John Farley, Ph.D
University of Michigan, 1977

Teaching Areas: Race/Ethnic/Minority Relations, Urban Sociology, Demography
Research Areas: Racial Housing Segregation, Minority Student Retention, Social Responses to Disaster Warning; American Attitudes toward Work
Email: jfarley@johnefarley.com
Web page: http://www.johnefarley.com
Phone:
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Marv Finkelstein, Ph.D
Professor
Michigan State University, 1984

Teaching Areas: Applied Sociology, Employment Relations, Organizational and Workplace Change
Research Areas: Same as Teaching
Email: mfinkel@siue.edu
Phone: 618-650-2681
Office: Peck Hall 0206
Curriculum vitae
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James Henslin, Ph.D

Washington University, 1967

Teaching Areas: Introductory to Sociology, Social Problems, Marriage and Family, Sociology of Law, Sociology of Deviance and Juvenile Delinquency
Research Areas: Social interaction, Deviance, Sociology of Culture, Gender relations, International relations and Prisoners of the Russian gulag
Email: henslin@aol.com
Web page:
Phone:
Office:
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