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Sociology Faculty

[Full-Time Faculty] [Emeriti Faculty] [Retired Faculty] [Lecturers]

Full-Time Faculty

|Berk, Bernard| |Bodinger-deUriarte, Cristina| | Campbell, Bradley | |Choi, Wai Kit| |Draper, Elaine| |Fried, Gabriela| |Giarrusso, Roseann| |Gordon, Steven| |Kandal, Terry| |Kim, Hyojoung| |Lever, Janet| |Oselin, Sharon| |Peterson, Gretchen|  |Snodgrass, Jon| |Talcott, Molly| |Tsukashima, Ronald| |Webster, Yehudi|

 


Bernard B. Berk

PhD., Univ. of Michigan 1961
Office: KH-A3049

Telephone: (323)343-2210

 

E-mail: bberk@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Deviance, Theory, Criminology/Corrections; Associate Professor.


Cristina Bodinger-deUriarte (Graduate Advisor & Internship Coordinator)

PhD., Harvard University 1989
Office: KH-A3051

Telephone: (323)343-2212

 

E-mail: cboding@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Applied Sociology/Evaluation Research, Cultural Sociology, Occupations/Professions; Professor.


Bradley Campbell

PhD., Univ. of Virginia 2008
Office: KH-A3052

Telephone: (323)343-2215

 

E-mail: bcampbe3@exchange.calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Theory, Criminology, Conflict, Law, Violence, Genocide; Assistant Professor.


Wai Kit Choi

PhD., Univ. of California, Irvine 2007
Office: KH-A3046

Telephone: (323)343-2214

 

E-mail: wchoi@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Urban Sociology, Globalization; Assistant Professor.


Elaine Draper (Director, Law and Society Program)

PhD., Univ. of California-Berkeley 1985
Office: KH-A3047

Telephone: (323)343-2299

 

E-mail: edraper@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Law and Society, Science and Knowledge, Bioethics and Medical Sociology, Environment and Technology, Gender; Associate Professor.


Gabriela Fried

PhD, Univ. of California - Los Angeles 2004
Office: KH- A3027

Telephone: (323)343-2218

 

E-mail: gfrieda@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Cultural Sociology, Social Memory and Trauma after Political Conflict, Human Rights, Peace and Conflict Studies, Latin America/Southern Cone Studies, Theory, Gender, Emotions; Assistant Professor.


Roseann Giarrusso (Undergraduate Advisor)

PhD, Univ. of California-Los Angeles 1987
Office: KH- A3053

Telephone: (323)343-2211

 

E-mail: rgiarru@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Social Gerontology, Social Psychology, Family; Assistant Professor.


Steven L. Gordon (Department Chair)

PhD, Univ. of California-Los Angeles 1979
Office: KH-C3093

Telephone: (323)343-2200

 

E-mail: sgordon@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Social Psychology, Socialization, Emotions; Professor.


Terry R. Kandal

PhD., Univ. of California-Berkeley 1974
Office: KH-A1027

Telephone: (323)343-2216

 

E-mail: tkandal@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Theory, Social Change, Knowledge; Professor.


Hyojoung Kim

PhD, Univ. of North Carolina-Chapel Hill 1998
Office: KH- D4052

Telephone: (323)343-5769

 

E-mail: hkim@exchange.calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Social Movements, Political Sociology, Rational Choice, Social networks, Research Methods, Statistics; Assistant Professor and Director for the Center of Korean American and Korean Studies.


Janet Lever

PhD., Yale University 1974
Office: KH-A3046

Telephone: (323)343-2214

 

E-mail: jlever@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Applied Sociology/Evaluation Research, Sex and Gender, Qualitative Methodology; Professor.


Sharon Oselin

PhD., Univ. of California-Irvine
Office: KH-B3026

Telephone: (323)343-2218

 

E-mail: soselin@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Gender, Deviance, Criminology, Social Movements, Social Psychology, Culture; Assistant Professor.


Gretchen Peterson

PhD., Univ. of Arizona 2000
Office: KH-A3053

Telephone: (323)343-2211

 

E-mail: gpeters@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Sociology of Sport, Social Psychology, Emotions, Gender, Research Methods; Associate Professor.


Jon Snodgrass

PhD., Pennsylvania University 1972
Office: KH-A3052

Telephone: (323)343-2215

 

E-mail: jsnodgr@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Social Psychology, Social Organization, Child Psychoanalysis; Professor.


Molly Talcott

PhD, Univ. of California - Santa Barbara 2008
Office: KH-D4060

Telephone: (323)343-6347

 

E-mail: mtalcot@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Social Inequality and Change, Globalization Studies, Human Rights; Assistant Professor.


Ronald T. Tsukashima

PhD., Univ. of California-Los Angeles 1973
Office: KH-A3036

Telephone: (323)343-2217

 

E-mail: rtsukas@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Race/Ethnic/Minority Relations, Methods, Urban Sociology; Professor.


Yehudi Webster

PhD., Warwick University 1977
Office: KH-A3047

Telephone: (323)343-2209

 

E-mail: ywebste@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Theory, Race/Ethnic/Minority Relations; Associate Professor.



 

Emeriti Faculty

|Darrough, William| |Hong, Lawrence| |Kelly, Delos| |Pitsiou-Darrough, Eleni| |Yu, Eui-Young|

 


William D. Darrough

PhD., British Columbia 1975

Telephone: (323)343-2200

 

E-mail: wdarrou@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Criminology/Delinquency, Social Control, Penology/Corrections; Professor Emeritus.


Lawrence K. Hong

PhD., Notre Dame 1970
Office: KH-B3026

Telephone: (323)343-2200

 

E-mail: lhong@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Family, Social Psychology, Methods; Professor Emeritus.


Delos H. Kelly  

PhD., Oregon-Eugene 1970

Telephone: (323)343-2200

 

E-mail: dkelly@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Deviant Behavior, Criminology, Delinquency, Social Control, Quantitative Methods, and Education; Professor Emeritus.


Eleni N. Pitsiou-Darrough

PhD, Iowa State 1973
 

Telephone: (323)343-2200

 

E-mail: epitsio@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Aging/Social Gerontology, Social Psychology, Family; Professor Emeritus.


Eui-Young Yu

PhD, Pennsylvania 1973
Office: KH- C3093B

Telephone: (323)343-5769

 

E-mail: eyu@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Demography, Statistics, Asian-Americans; Professor Emeritus.


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Retired Faculty

|Allard, Janicemarie|

Janicemarie A. Allard

PhD., California-Los Angeles 1973
 

Telephone: (323)343-2200

 

E-mail: jallard@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Theory, Methods, Sex and Gender; Professor.

 

Lecturers

 

|Abdelhamid, Mohammed| |Alamdari, Kazem| |Albright, Julie| |Clarke, Edward| |Fraser, Rick| |Friedman, Susan| |Karmiryan, Ruzanna| |Price, Paul| |Tabor, Maureen| |Vaidya, Nivedita| |Valgeirsson, Gunnar| |Walsh, Eileen| |Wakeman, Melanie| |Wasson, K. William| |Yellin, Linda| |Yu, Sung Hye|

 


Mohammed Abdelhamid

MA, California State - LA  2001
Office: KH-D3081-G

Telephone: (323)343-6349

 

E-mail: mabdelh@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Statistics, Research Methods; Lecturer.

 

 


Kazem Alamdari

PhD, Illinois-Urbana 1982
Office: KH-D3081-F

Telephone: (323)343-2213

 

E-mail: kalamda@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Social Change, Political Sociology, Development; Lecturer.

 

 


Julie M Albright

PhD, Southern California 2001
Office: KH-D3081-G

Telephone: (323)343-6349

 

E-mail: jalbrig@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Gender,Marriage and Family Therapy, Culture and Communications; Lecturer.

 

 


Rick Fraser

PhD, Southern California 1999
Office: KH-D3081-N

Telephone: (323)343-6352

 

E-mail: rfraser@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Marriage and Family; Lecturer.

 

 


Ruzanna Karmiryan

MA, California State-Los Angeles 1995
Office: KH-D3081-K

Telephone: (323)343-6350

 

E-mail: rkarmir@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Emotions, Socialization; Lecturer.

 

 


Pamela Porter

PhD, Southern California 1976
Office: KH-D3081-F

Telephone: (323)343-2213

 

E-mail: pporter@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Demography, Statistics; Lecturer

 

 


Melanie Stagnaro

 
Office: KH-D3081L

Telephone: (323)343-2028

 

E-mail: mwakeman@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Lecturer

 

 


Maureen Tabor

PhD, Yale 1971 
Office: KH-D3081F

Telephone: (323)343-2213

 

E-mail: mtabor@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Classical Theory, Contemporary Theory, Writing, Gender; Lecturer

 

 


Nivedita Vaidya

PhD, California-Davis 1999
Office: KH-D3081-G

Telephone: (323)343-6349

 

E-mail: nvaidya@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Demography, Sex and Gender, Urban Sociology; Lecturer.

 

 


Gunnar Valgeirsson

PhD, Bowling Green State 1991
Office: KH-A3051

Telephone: (323)343-2212

 

E-mail: gvalgei@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Globalization, Gender, Sport; Lecturer.

 

 


 

K. William Wasson

PhD, Iowa State 1984
Office: KH-D3081E

Telephone: (323)343-2296

 

E-mail: bwasson@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Social Change, Statistics, Community; Lecturer.

 

 


Linda Yellin

EdD, Columbia 1983
Office: KH-B3026

Telephone: (323)343-2218

 

E-mail: lyellin@calstatela.edu

 

Specialization:

Sex and Gender, Juvenile Delinquency, Education; Lecturer.

 

 



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