Sociology

Academic Department

People

Faculty Administration

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    Keith, Verna, Department Chairperson 2018 -

  • Faculty Position

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    Baker, Elizabeth, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Biga, Christopher, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

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

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    Cain, Cindy, Assistant Professor (P) 2018 -

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    Clark, Cullen, Assistant Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Cockerham, William, Distinguished Professor Emeritus (P) 2017 -

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    Drentea, Patricia, Professor (P) 2011 -

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    Keith, Verna, Professor (P) 2018 -

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    Scott, Johnny, Assistant Professor - Visiting (P) 2018 -

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    Stepanikova, Irena, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Szaflarski, Magdalena, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Thomeer McBride, Mieke, Associate Professor (P) 2014 -

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    Warner, David, Associate Professor (P) 2019 -

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    Wolfe, Joseph, Associate Professor (P) 2013 -

  • Faculty Secondary Appointments

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    Budhwani, Henna, Assistant Professor (S) 2019 -

    I am a social scientist (medical sociologist) who conducts studies designed to improve health equity and inform thoughtful policy in resource-constrained settings, both in the United States and abroad. My research focuses on understanding behaviors of underserved - often stigmatized - populations that are at high-risk for experiencing discrimination, including but not limited to sexual and gender minorities, religious minorities, racial minorities, and immigrants. My research has been funded by ...

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    Hearld, Kristine, 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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    Andrassy, Kalman, Credentialed Course Instructor 2017 -

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    Cross, Jennifer, Credentialed Course Instructor 2016 -

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    Davis, Russell, Credentialed Course Instructor 2008 -

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    Hall, Jeffrey, Credentialed Course Instructor 2015 -

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    Helms, David, Credentialed Course Instructor 2019 -

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    Willis, Leigh, Credentialed Course Instructor 2015 -

  • Organization Within