David Hummon

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Sociology and Anthropology Department

Professor Emeritus

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley


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Email: dhummon@holycross.edu


Raised in the Midwest, David Hummon graduated from Columbia (B.A.) and The University of California, Berkeley (M.A., Ph.D.) and was Professor of Sociology at Holy Cross College, Worcester, Massachusetts.  He has written professionally on issues of place and identity, American visual culture, and the sociology of childhood.  Since retiring in 2011, he has pursued these interests through various forms of creative work, including painting and poetry.  He currently lives in Winchester, Massachusetts.