Associate Professor of Sociology


BA, Goshen College, 1997
MS, University of Missouri Columbia, 2001
PHD, University of Missouri Columbia, 2007


Principles of Sociology
An introduction to the study of human society through basic sociological concepts and perspectives with units that focus on development and the environment, and inequality. (Syllabus)
Social Theory
Survey of both classical and contemporary social theory.
Sociology of the Environment
Topics course that focuses on the intersection of environment and society.
Methods of Social Research
Introduces the principles and methods of quantitative and qualitative research in sociology and social work.

Historic Courses