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Faculty & Staff

Kenneth V. Mills


Professor, Chair of Sociology and Anthropology
Ph.D., Harvard University
Fields: Biochemistry
Office: Haberlin 337 Phone: (508) 793-3380
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Renée L. Beard


Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco
Fields: medical sociology, social gerontology, illness narratives, Alzheimer's, social movements 
Office: Beaven 218  Phone: (508) 793-3054
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Emily B. Campbell


Visiting Lecturer
Doctoral Candidate, CUNY Graduate Center
Fields: political sociology; race and ethnicity; the sociology of human rights; drugs and society; transnational sociology, especially Latin America and Europe 
Office: Beaven 221 Phone: (508)793-3753
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Stephanie Crist


Lecturer, Montserrat Program and Sociology and Anthropology
Ph.D., Syracuse University
Fields: inequality, hunger, food justice, food studies, nonprofit organizations, research methods, gender and sexuality 
Office: Beaven 206 Phone: (508) 793-3597
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Susan M. Cunningham


Lecturer, Associate Director Center for Interdisciplinary
Ph.D., University of Maryland
Fields: sociology, children and violence, women and drinking 
Office: Smith 331 Phone: (508) 793-2703
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Darcie DeAngelo


Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D. McGill University
Fields: visual anthropology, medical anthropology, human-nonhuman relations, disarmament, Southeast Asia, semiotics, science and technology studies, and postwar ecologies
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Jeffrey C. Dixon


Associate Professor
Ph.D., Indiana University
Fields: political sociology, race and ethnicity, research methods, the EU and Turkey, and social stratification 
Office: Beaven 224 Phone: (508) 793-3474
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Ara A. Francis


Associate Professor
Director Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Studies

Ph.D., University of California, Davis
Fields: micro sociology; deviance and social disruption; death and dying; families; qualitative methods 
Office: Beaven 211 Phone: (508) 793-2487
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Selina Gallo-Cruz


Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Emory University
Fields: culture; gender; global change; social movements; NGOs; nonviolence; methods; social theory 
Office: Beaven 223 Phone: (508) 793-3468
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Jennie Germann Molz

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Associate Professor
(On Leave Spring 2019)

Ph.D., Lancaster University
Fields: mobilities, cosmopolitanism, globalization, technology, travel and tourism, educational travel, critical hospitality studies 
Office: Beaven 215 Phone: (508) 793-3596
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Daina Cheyenne Harvey


On Leave 2018 - 2019

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Rutgers
Fields: risk; social disruption/dislocation; climate; social suffering; urban inequality and marginality; environmental sociology; culture and cognition; food; symbolic interaction 
Office: Beaven 231 Phone: 609-865-0651
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Alvaro Jarrin


Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Duke University
Fields: medical anthropology; science and technology studies; race, class and gender inequality in Latin America; queer theory; social justice; environmental activism 
Office: Beaven 216 Phone: (508) 793-2774
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Ellis Jones


Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Colorado
Fields: corporate social responsibility, mass media, social movements, sustainability, peace and conflict, ethical consumerism
Office: Beaven 219 Phone: (508) 793-3478
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Jeremy Jones

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Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Chicago
Fields: political and economic anthropology; African studies; informal economy and the anthropology of development; youth and masculinity; time and temporality. 
Office: Beaven 203 Phone: (508) 793-3050
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Thomas M. Landy


Director for the Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture
Ph.D., Boston University
Fields: Global Catholicism, civil society, and urban sociology
Office: Smith 304 Phone: (508) 793-3723
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Ann Marie Leshkowich


Director, Asian Studies

Ph.D., Harvard University
Fields: social anthropology, gender, economic transformation, neoliberalism, middle classness, fashion, social work, and transnational adoption in Vietnam 
Office: Beaven 230 Phone: (508) 793-2788
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Tsitsi Masvawure


Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Pretoria, South Africa 




Susan Crawford Sullivan


Associate Professor
Ph.D., Harvard University
Fields: religion, poverty and public policy, family,community-based learning, and Catholic social teaching 
Office: Beaven 225 Phone: (508) 793-2531
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Melissa F. Weiner


On Leave 2018 - 2019

Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Fields: race and ethnicity, education, social movements, social justice 
Office: Beaven 226 Phone: (508) 793-2217
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Paula Hall

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Administrative Assistant
Office: Beaven 220    Phone: 508-793-2288




Professors Emeriti


Carolyn Howe


Professor Emerita




David M. Hummon


Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley 


Jerry L. Lembcke


Associate Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., University of Oregon 
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Susan Rodgers


Professor Emerita, Anthropology
Distinguished Professor Emerita, Ethics 
and Society, Holy Cross
Ph.D., University of Chicago
Fields: anthropology of literature, print literacies, anthropology of art and museums, Indonesia, Sumatra 
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Royce A. Singleton JR.


Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Indiana University 
Phone: (508) 829-6546
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Edward H. Thompson Jr.

Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University