Sociology

Academic Department

People

Faculty Administrative Position

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    Verna Keith, Department Chairperson 2018 -

  • Faculty Position

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    Christopher Biga, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Cindy Cain, Assistant Professor (P) 2018 -

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    Cullen Clark, Assistant Professor (P) 2015 -

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    David Warner, Associate Professor (P) 2019 -

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    Elizabeth Baker, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Irena Stepanikova, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Joseph Wolfe, Associate Professor (P) 2013 -

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    Magdalena Szaflarski, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Mieke Thomeer McBride, Associate Professor (P) 2014 -

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    Myles Moody, Assistant Professor (P) 2020 -

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    Nyesha Black, Assistant Professor - Visiting (P) 2016 -

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    Patricia Drentea, Professor (P) 2011 -

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    Stacy Smith, Assistant Professor - Visiting (P) 2018 -

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    Verna Keith, Professor (P) 2018 -

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    William Cockerham, Distinguished Professor Emeritus (P) 2017 -

  • Faculty Secondary Appointments

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    Henna Budhwani, Assistant Professor (S) 2019 -

    I am a social scientist who conducts studies to better understand (and address) the causes and consequences of health disparities among underserved - often stigmatized - populations that are at high-risk for experiencing adverse health outcomes in resource-constrained global and domestic settings. My research is intersectional, informed by sociological constructs, guided by human rights frameworks, and adopting a multidimensional view of how to address public health and clinical care gaps. I hav...

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    Kristine Hearld, Assistant Professor (S) 2014 -

    Kristine Ria Hearld, Ph.D., is currently an associate professor in the UAB Department of Health Services Administration. Her educational background includes a B.A. in Anthropology, an M.A. in Demography, and a Ph.D. in Demography from the University of Pennsylvania. Ria also holds a Masters of Philosophy degree from University of Cambridge. Prior to joining UAB, she worked for Medical Advantage Group in East Lansing, Michigan, where she served as a consultant and manager for a 200-member indepe...

  • Non-faculty Academic Position

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    Jeffrey Hall, Credentialed Course Instructor 2015 -

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    Jennifer Cross, Credentialed Course Instructor 2016 -

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    Kalman Andrassy, Credentialed Course Instructor 2017 -

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    Leigh Willis, Credentialed Course Instructor 2015 -

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    Russell Davis, Credentialed Course Instructor 2008 -

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