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The faculty members of the Department of Social Sciences concentrate on a variety of subjects, most often employing an interdisciplinary approach:

  • Public policy analysis
  • Local and global economic development
  • Sociology of space
  • Science, technology and environmental studies

Associate Chair

Associate Chair, Department of Social Sciences; Director, Undergraduate Programs; Industry Associate Professor, Political Science


Assistant Professor of Political Science
Dean, Lewis College of Human Sciences
Professor of Political Science; On Sabbatical 2014-2015
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Professor of Sociology
Visiting Assistant Professor; Jack Miller Center Fellow – Benjamin Franklin Project
Professor of Sociology; Director, IIT Camras Scholar Program
Associate Professor of Political Science


Adjunct Professor of Political Science
Adjunct Professor of Anthropology
Adjunct Professor of Political Science