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

Full Time Faculty

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.


 

Louis Edgar Esparza

Ph.D. Stony Brook University. 2010
KHD 3081-F
Telephone:  (323)343-

 

 

Specialization: Political Sociology, Social Movements, Latin America. Assistant Professor

Gabriela Fried-Amilivia

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; Associate 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.


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; Associate 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.


 

 

 

 

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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.


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.

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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Janicemarie A. Allard

PhD., California-Los Angeles 1973

Telephone: (323)343-2200

E-mail: jallard@calstatela.edu

Specialization:  Theory, Methods, Sex and Gender; Professor.

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.

 

LECTURERS

 

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.

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.
 

Melanie Stagnaro

Office: KH-D3081L

Telephone: (323)343-2028

E-mail: mstagna@calstatela.edu

Specialization: Research Methods; 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.

 

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