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courses taught

  • SOCY 1001 - Introduction to Sociology
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Examines basic sociological ideas including social relations, social interaction, social structure, and social change. Examples are drawn from societies around the world.
  • SOCY 1006 - The Social Construction of Sexuality
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020 / Spring 2021
    Discusses the social determinants of sexuality. Analyzes the economic, psychological, and cultural influences on human sexuality. Interactional perspective of human sexuality is presented. Same as WGST 1006.
  • SOCY 1016 - Sex, Gender, and Society 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Fall 2020 / Fall 2021
    Examines status and power differences between the sexes at individual and societal levels. Emphasizes historical context of gender roles and status, reviews major theories of gender stratification. Same as WGST 1016.
  • SOCY 2031 - Social Problems
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2020
    Examines various social problems in the U.S. through a traditional sociological framework focused on race, class, and gender. Considers such problems as economic, racial, and gender inequality as manifestations of broader structural dynamics rooted in unequal relations of power. Addresses topics such as mass incarceration, poverty, segregation, drug use, immigration, and war and terrorism.
  • SOCY 3016 - Marriage and the Family in U.S. Society
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Summer 2019 / Spring 2020 / Summer 2020 / Spring 2021 / Summer 2021 / Fall 2021
    Comparative and historical examination of marriage and the family within the U.S. Emphasizes changing family roles and family structures. Also considers alternatives to the nuclear family and traditional marriage exploring new definitions of family. Recommended prerequisite: SOCY 3001. Same as WGST 3016.
  • SOCY 3314 - Violence Against Women and Girls
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Focuses on aspects of the victimization of women and girls that are Gendered - namely, sexual abuse and intimate partner abuse. Also explores the importance of race, class, and sexuality in gendered violence. Recommended prerequisite: SOCY 1016 or WGST 1016. Same as ETHN 3314 and WGST 3314.
  • WGST 2000 - Introduction to Feminist Studies
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Summer 2019 / Spring 2020 / Summer 2020 / Summer 2021 / Fall 2021
    Introduces students to the field of Women and Gender Studies. Examines gender issues in the United States from interdisciplinary, multicultural and feminist perspectives. Covers such topics as sexuality, beauty ideals, women's health, violence against women, work, the economy, peace and war and the environment.
  • WGST 3702 - Topics in U.S. Gender and Sexuality Studies (SS)
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019 / Fall 2020
    Examines selected topics in women, gender and sexuality in the social sciences, from a U.S. perspective. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours for different topics. Recommended prerequisite: WGST 2000 or WGST 2600.
  • WGST 3930 - Women and Gender Studies Internship
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2020 / Summer 2020
    Provides field experience in local and national government and non-governmental agencies focusing on women and gender-related issues. Supervision by approved field instructors. Students must relate their academic experience to their field work experience though a portfolio and a final paper. Department enforced prerequisite: 6 hours of course work in Women and Gender Studies and 30 cumulative credit hours.