Department of Sociology
 Department of Sociology

Core Faculty


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Ari Adut

Associate Professor

ariadut@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-4284 |
CLA 3.518

Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago


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Ronald J. Angel

Professor

rangel@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-6315 |
CLA 3.530

Education: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison


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Javier Auyero

Professor

auyero@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-8073 |
CLA 3.624

Education: Ph.D., The New School for Social Research


Sarah Brayne

Assistant Professor (beginning September 1, 2015; on leave 2015-2016)

sbrayne@utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., Princeton University


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John S. Butler

Professor

john.butler@mccombs.utexas.edu |
512-232-6328 |
CLA 3.606

Education: Ph. D. 1974, Organizational Science, Statistics and Methods, Northwestern University


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Ben Carrington

Associate Professor

bcarrington@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-6341 |
CLA 3.734

Education: Ph.D., 2004, Sociology, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK

Interests: Post/colonial Theory; Sociology of Race; Cultural Sociology; Sociology of Sport, Media and Popular Culture; Cultural Studies; Masculinity and Gender Studies


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Shannon E. Cavanagh

Associate Professor

scavanagh@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-8319 |
CLA 2.708A

Education: Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


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Mounira Charrad

Associate Professor

charrad@utexas.edu |
512-232-6311 |
CLA 3.526

Education: Ph.D., Harvard

Interests: Gender & Women's Rights; Political Sociology; Social Theory; Colonialism; Comparative-Historical Sociology; Globalization; Middle East and North Africa.


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Robert Crosnoe

Professor and Chair of Sociology; C.B. Smith, Sr. Centennial Chair #4

crosnoe@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-3255 (Chair's Office), 512-471-8329 (PRC) |
CLA 2.406F

Education: Ph.D., Stanford

Interests: Human Development, Education, Family, Health, Immigration


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Sheldon Ekland-Olson

Professor

seo@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-5224 (CLA), 512-232-5879 (GEA) |
CLA 3.614, GEA 115

Education: Ph.D., University of Washington


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Daniel Fridman

Assistant Professor

dfridman@utexas.edu |
512-232-4811 |
CLA 3.634

Education: Ph.D., Columbia University

Interests: Economic Sociology; Ethnography; Sociology of Finance; Neoliberalism; Consumption; Latin America.


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Jennifer Glass

Professor

jennifer-glass@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-8355 |
CLA 2.702F

Education: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin


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Gloria González-López

Associate Professor

gloria@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-6343 |
CLA 3.504

Education: Ph.D., University of Southern California


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Mark D. Hayward

Professor of Sociology & Centennial Commission Professor in the Liberal Arts

mhayward@prc.utexas.edu |
512-471-8382 |
CLA 2.622E

Education: Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington

Interests: Life course origins of health disparities, morbidity and mortality, biodemography


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William R Kelly

Professor

wkelly@mail.la.utexas.edu |
512-232-4142 |
CLA 3.512

Education: Ph.D., Indiana University Bloominton


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Ken-Hou Lin

Assistant Professor

lin@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-9412 |
CLA 2.702D

Education: Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst


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Leticia Marteleto

Associate Professor

marteleto@prc.utexas.edu |
512-471-8302 |
CLA 2.708D

Education: Ph.D., University of Michigan


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Chandra L. Muller

Professor

cmuller@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-8377 |
CLA 2.408G

Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago


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Marc A. Musick

Professor

musick@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-4271 |
GEB 2.200

Education: Ph.D., Duke University


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Pamela Paxton

Professor

ppaxton@prc.utexas.edu |
512-232-6323 |
CLA 3.738

Education: Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


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David Pedulla

Assistant Professor

dpedulla@utexas.edu |
512-232-6462 |
CLA 2.702C

Education: Ph.D., Princeton University


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Becky Pettit

Professor

bpettit@utexas.edu |
512-471-9850 |
CLA 2.622H

Education: Ph.D., Princeton University

Interests: Social Inequality, Race and Ethnicity, Gender, Labor Markets, Research Methods


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Joseph E. Potter

Professor

joe@prc.utexas.edu |
512-471-8341 |
CLA 2.620C

Education: Ph.D., Princeton University


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Daniel A. Powers

Professor

dpowers@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-6335 |
CLA 2.622J

Education: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison

Interests: Demography, Infant Mortality, Fertility, Statistics and Methods


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Tetyana Pudrovska

Assistant Professor

tpudrovs@austin.utexas.edu |
CLA 2.622D

Education: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison

Interests: Population Health Disparities, Gender and Health, Work and Health, Biopsychosocial Stress, Biodemography, Aging


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Kelly Raley

Professor

kelly.raley@mail.utexas.edu |
512-232-6333 |
CLA 2.702E

Education: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison

Interests: Demography, Family, Race and Ethnic Relations, Education, Work Occupations and Organizations, Gender


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Mark Regnerus

Associate Professor

regnerus@prc.utexas.edu |
512-232-6307 |
CLA 3.524

Education: Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


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Keith Robinson

Assistant Professor

keith@prc.utexas.edu |
512-475-8641 |
CLA 2.408J

Education: Ph.D., 2006, Sociology, University of Michigan


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Néstor P. Rodríguez

Professor

nrodriguez@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-8072 |
CLA 3.528

Education: Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin


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Mary Rose

Associate Professor

mrose@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-6336 |
CLA 3.630

Education: Ph.D., Duke University

Interests: Juries and Jury Decision Making, Empirical Analysis of the Law, Social Psychology


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Sharmila Rudrappa

Associate Professor; Director, Center for Asian American Studies

rudrappa@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-6310 |
CLA 3.628

Education: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison


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Harel Shapira

Assistant Professor

hshapira@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-8075 |
CLA 3.636

Education: Ph.D., Columbia University


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Debra J. Umberson

Professor

umberson@prc.utexas.edu |
512-232-6330 |
CLA 2.708B

Education: Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Interests: Gender, Marriage and Relationships, Mental Health, Health Behavior, Social Determinants of Health, Stress, Same-Sex Couples, Grief and Bereavement


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Peter Ward

Professor, Dept of Sociology, C. B. Smith Sr. Centennial Chair # 1 in US-Mexico Relations

peter.ward@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-6319 |
SOC CLA 3.730; LBJ = SRH 3.229

Education: Ph.D., University of Liverpool

Interests: Academic: Housing and Governance in Mexico and Latin America. Non academic: Opera & Longhorn Football.


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E. Mark Warr

Professor

mwarr@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-6317 |
CLA 3.612

Education: Ph.D., University of Arizona

Interests: Crime, Delinquency, Deviance.


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Alexander Weinreb

Associate Professor

aweinreb@prc.utexas.edu |
512-471-0437 |
CLA 2.620E

Education: Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Interests: Social and political demography, data collection methods, sociology of Judaism


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Christine L Williams

Professor

cwilliams@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-6321 |
CLA 3.608

Education: Ph.D., University of California - Berkeley

Interests: gender, sexuality, workplace inequality, qualitative research methods, theory


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Michael P Young

Associate Professor

myoung@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-6331 |
CLA 3.514

Education: Ph.D., New York University


Senior Lecturers


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Penny A Green

Senior Lecturer

pennygreen@utexas.edu |
512-232-6306 |
CLA 3.602

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Classical Sociological and Modern Evolutionary Theory, Globalization, Widening Income Inequality


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Hossein Haghshenas

Senior Lecturer

mehdiha@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-8064 |
CLA 3.604

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin


Lecturers


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Emily Durden

Lecturer, Health and Society

edurden@utexas.edu |
512-232-6338 |
CLA 3.506

Education: Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin


Kelly Fulton

Lecturer

kgfulton@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-4825 |
CLA 4.604

Education: Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin


Jiwon Jeon

Lecturer

JiwonJeon@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-4825 |
CLA 4.604

Education: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison


Stephanie Osbakken

Lecturer

osbakken@utexas.edu |
512-471-8452 |
CLA 4.614

Education: Ph.D., University of Michigan


Lynette Osborne

Lecturer

LOsborne@utexas.edu |
512-471-1533 |
CLA 4.606

Education: Ph.D., Purdue University

Interests: Gender, Education, Women/Minorities in STEM, Deviance, Research Methods/Statistics, Evaluation Research


Scott Swearingen

Lecturer

swear@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-1533 |
CLA 4.606

Education: Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin


Affiliated Faculty


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Jacqueline L. Angel

Professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs (Affiliated)

jangel@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-2956 |
SRH 3.217

Education: Ph.D., Rutgers University


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Simone A. Browne

Assistant Professor, African and African Diaspora Studies Department (Affiliated)

sbrowne@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-5975 |
BEL241

Education: Ph.D., 2007, Sociology and Equity Studies in Education, University of Toronto


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Wenhong Chen

Assistant Professor, Radio-Television-Film, College of Communication (Affiliated)

wenhong_chen@mail.utexas.edu |
512-471-4952 |
CMA 6.136

Education: Ph.D., University of Toronto


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Toni Falbo

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education (Affiliated)

toni@prc.utexas.edu |
512-471-0603 |
MAI 1910

Education: Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles


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Kristine Hopkins

Research Assistant Professor

khopkins@prc.utexas.edu |
512-471-8313 |
CLA 2.620D

Education: Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin


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Yasmiyn Irizarry

Assistant Professor, African and African Diaspora Studies Department (Affiliated)

yirizarry@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington


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Catherine Riegle-Crumb

Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education (Affiliated)

riegle@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-8642 |
MAI 2312

Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago


Stephen Russell

Professor, Human Development and Family Sciences, College of Natural Sciences (Affiliated; beginning September 1, 2015)

stephen.russell@utexas.edu |
SEA 2.444

Education: Ph.D., Duke University


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Paul von Hippel

Assistant Professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs (Affiliated)

paulvonhippel@austin.utexas.edu |
512-537-8112 |
SRH 3.251

Education: Ph.D., Ohio State University


Emeritus Faculty


Harley L Browning

Professor Emeritus

harleybwaldib@yahoo.com

Education: Ph.D., University of California - Berkeley


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W. Parker Frisbie

Professor Emeritus

frisbie@prc.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


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Omer R. Galle

Professor Emeritus

org@prc.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago


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John Higley

Professor Emeritus

jhigley@austin.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of Connecticut


Samuel D Mclemore

Professor Emeritus

Education: Ph.D., Yale


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John Mirowsky

Professor Emeritus

mirowsky@prc.utexas.edu |
512-232-7064 |
CLA 2.622G

Education: Ph.D., Yale University


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Thomas Pullum

Professor Emeritus; Director of Research, The Demographic and Health Surveys Program, ICF International

tom.pullum@utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago


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Bryan R. Roberts

Professor Emeritus

brr@prc.utexas.edu |
512-232-6329 |
CLA 3.522

Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago


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Catherine E. Ross

Professor Emeritus

cross@prc.utexas.edu |
512-232-7064 |
CLA 2.622G

Education: Ph.D., Yale University


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Gideon A Sjoberg

Professor Emeritus

gsjoberg@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., Washington State


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Teresa A Sullivan

Professor Emeritus

tas6n@virginia.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago


Antonio Ugalde

Professor Emeritus

augalde@mail.la.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., Stanford



  • Department of Sociology

    The University of Texas at Austin
    305 E 23rd St, A1700
    CLA 3.306
    Austin, TX 78712-1086
    512-232-6300