UC Santa Barbara General CatalogUniversity of California, Santa Barbara


Department of Sociology
Division of Social Sciences
Social Sciences and Media Studies 3005
Telephone: (805) 893-3118
Undergraduate e-mail: ugrad-soc@soc.ucsb.edu
Graduate e-mail: grad-soc@soc.ucsb.edu
Website: www.soc.ucsb.edu
Department Chair: Geoffrey Raymond

Kevin B. Anderson, PhD, City University of New York, Professor (social and political theory; class, race, gender & sexuality theory; cultural and religious studies; development and social change; Middle Eastern studies; criminological theory)
Erika Arenas Velazquez, Assistant Professor
Janice I. Baldwin, PhD, UC Santa Barbara, Continuing Senior Lecturer (human sexuality, gender, AIDS)
John D. Baldwin, PhD, Johns Hopkins University, Professor (G. H. Mead, human sexuality, socialization, capitalism, micro-macro synthesis)
Kum-Kum Bhavnani, PhD, Cambridge University, Professor (development studies and gender; cultural studies; feminist studies; methodology; critical social psychology)
Denise D. Bielby, PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Professor (culture, gender, work, and social psychology/life-course)
Tristan S. Bridges, Assistant Professor
Alicia D. Cast, PhD, Washington State University, Associate Professor (social psychology, family, and gender)
Maria Charles, PhD, Stanford University, Professor (gender, social inequality, cross-national comparative sociology)
Raymond Clémençon, PhD, University of Zurich, Continuing Senior Lecturer (International and comparative environmental politics, sustainable development, international organizations, political economy, European Integration)
Jon D. Cruz, PhD, UC Berkeley, Associate Professor (social theory, culture, race and ethnicity, knowledge)
G. Reginald Daniel, PhD, UC Los Angeles, Professor (race and ethnic relations, comparative and historical sociology, comparative race and culture)
Simonetta Falasca-Zamponi, PhD, UC Berkeley, Professor (cultural sociology and history, French social theory, politics and aesthetics, fascism)
John F. Foran, PhD, UC Berkeley, Professor (revolutions, global justice movements, radical social change, development and globalization, Middle East studies, Latin American studies, Third World cultural studies, social theory, political sociology, comparative historical methods)
Noah Friedkin, PhD, University of Chicago, Professor (social psychology, social networks, mathematical sociology)
Avery F. Gordon, PhD, Boston College, Professor (social theory, radical thought and practice, militarism, imprisonment, art and literature)
Lisa Hajjar, PhD, The American University, Professor (human rights, international humanitarian law, war and conflict, torture, Israel/Palestine, US policy in the Middle East)
Mark Juergensmeyer, PhD, UC Berkeley, Professor (global religion, South Asian religion and society, sociology of religion, religious nationalism, and terrorism) Joint Appointment: GLOBL
George R. Lipsitz, PhD, University of Wisconsin, Professor (social movements, urban culture, inequality, race, culture, 20th-century history) Joint Appointment: BLKST
Fernando Lopez-Alves, PhD, UC Los Angeles, Professor (comparative historical sociology, comparative politics, globalization. Latin American politics, organized labor)
Zakiya T. Luna, PhD, University of Michigan, Assistant Professor (social movements, inequality, reproduction, law and society)
John W. Mohr, PhD, Yale University, Professor (complex organizations, culture, historical sociology, higher education, sociology of science)
Jan Nederveen Pieterse, PhD, University of Nijmegen, Professor (globalization, development studies, global political economy, cultural studies, emerging societies, ethnicity, multiculturalism, future studies) Joint Appointment: GLOBL
Elena Raymond, PhD, UC Santa Barbara, Continuing Lecturer (sociolinguistics, language and identity, youth culture and globalization)
Geoffrey T. Raymond, PhD, UC Los Angeles, Professor (conversation analysis, ethnomethodology, interaction in institutional settings, social theory, medical sociology, sociology of science and technology; qualitative research methods)
Victor M. Rios, PhD, UC Berkeley, Professor (urban ethnography, juvenile justice, Latino sociology)
William I. Robinson, PhD, University of New Mexico, Professor (globalization, development, political economy, macrosociology, political sociology, Latin America, migration/immigration, Latino/a studies)
Beth E. Schneider, PhD, University of Massachusetts, Professor (sexuality, feminist and gender studies, social movements, health/AIDS, lesbian/gay studies)
Denise A. Segura, PhD, UC Berkeley, Professor (Chicana and Chicano Studies, feminist studies, gender, family, work, race-ethnic relations, education)
John R. Sutton, PhD, UC Davis, Professor (organizations, law, crime and punishment, comparative sociology, culture)
Catherine J. Taylor, Assistant Professor
Verta A. Taylor, PhD, Ohio State University, Professor (social movements, gender, sexuality, culture, health and mental health)
Edward E. Telles, PhD, University of Texas, Professor (immigration, race and ethnicity, development, social stratification, Latin America, Latino/as)
Sarah Thebaud, PhD, Cornell University, Associate Professor (gender, families, social psychology, economic sociology, organizations, work)
F Winddance Twine, PhD, UC Berkeley, Professor (The Body, Ethnography, Intimacy, Privilege, Feminist Theory, Critical Race Theory, Visual Sociology, Comparative Racial Studies (Europe/US/South Africa))
Kevin A. Whitehead, Assistant Professor (ethnomethodology and conversation analysis; interactions in everyday life and in institutional settings; social categories and identities, particularly race and ethnicity; conflicts and violence in interactions)
Howard A. Winant, PhD, UC Santa Cruz, Professor (race and racism, political sociology, comparative/historical sociology, social theory)
Hannah L. Wohl, Assistant Professor (Aesthetic judgment; Art; Culture; Markets; Valuation; Knowledge; Gender and Sexuality; Sociological Theory; Qualitative methods.)

Emeriti Faculty
Richard Appelbaum, PhD, University of Chicago Joint Appointment: GLOBL
William T. Bielby, PhD, University of Wisconsin
Sarah Fenstermaker, PhD, Northwestern University
Sethard Fisher, PhD, UC Berkeley
Richard Flacks, PhD, University of Michigan
Morris F. Friedell, PhD, University of Chicago
Roger O. Friedland, PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison Joint Appointment: RELST
David Gold, PhD, University of Chicago
Gene H. Lerner, PhD, UC Irvine
Harvey L. Molotch, PhD, University of Chicago
Ilene H. Nagel, PhD, New York University
Melvin L. Oliver, PhD, Washington University
Thomas J. Scheff, PhD, UC Berkeley
Gary Schulman, PhD, Stanford University
Tamotsu Shibutani
Bruce Straits, PhD, University of Chicago
Thomas P. Wilson, PhD, Columbia University
Raymond S. Wong, PhD, University of Wisconsin
Don Zimmerman, PhD, UC Los Angeles

Affiliated Faculty
Paul E. Amar, PhD (Global Studies)
Ralph J. Armbruster, PhD (Chicana and Chicano Studies)
Mary E. Hancock, PhD (Anthropology, History)
Barbara H. Harthorn, PhD (Anthropology)
Laura M. Oaks, PhD (Feminist Studies)
John S.W. Park, PhD (Asian American Studies)
Lisa Sun-Hee Park, PhD (Asian American Studies)
David N. Pellow, PhD (Environmental Studies)
Simone Pulver, PhD (Environmental Studies)
Leila J. Rupp, PhD (Feminist Studies)