headshot of Dr. Jeffrey  Hass
Professor of Sociology
Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Specialties:
  • Social change
  • Russia and East Europe
  • West Europe (esp. the United Kingdom)
  • Post-socialism
  • War (specifically, the Blockade of Leningrad)
  • Power and culture
  • Institutions and Institutional change
  • Economic sociology
  • Political sociology
  • Complex organizations
Contact:
(804) 289-8075
headshot of Dr. Yetkin  Borlu
Visiting Assistant Professor, Sociology

Specialties:
  • Critical Political Economy
  • Development Sociology
  • Rural Sociology
  • Environmental Sociology
  • Mixed Research Methods
  • Spatial Statistical Analysis
Contact:
(804) 289-8067
headshot of Dr. Miguel  Diaz-Barriga
Professor of Anthropology
Contact:
(804) 289-8068
headshot of Dr. Margaret   Dorsey
Professor of Anthropology
Contact:
(804) 289-1770
headshot of  Deborwah  Faulk
Assistant Professor of Sociology/Africana Studies

Specialties:
  • Racial and Ethnic Minorities
  • Family
  • Inequality, Poverty and Mobility
  • Race, Class, and Gender
  • Sociology of Education
  • Higher Education
Contact:
804-289-8070
headshot of Dr. Jan H. French
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Pre-Law Advisor

Specialties:
  • Latin America
  • Legal and Political Anthropology
  • Human Rights
  • Anthropological Theory
Contact:
(804) 287-6429
headshot of Dr. Glyn  Hughes
Affiliated Faculty, Sociology and Anthropology

Specialties:
  • Racial Justice
  • Sexuality and Gender
  • Institutional Change
Contact:
804-484-1656
headshot of Dr. Christine  Mowery
Visting Assistant Professor

Specialties:
  • Gender
  • Sexualities
  • Families
  • Social Movements
  • Sociological Theory
Contact:
(804) 287-6816
headshot of Dr. Jennifer  Nourse
Associate Professor of Anthropology

Specialties:
  • Islamic Medicine
  • Traditional Medicine and Biomedicine in Southeast Asia and Beyond
  • Mothering, Midwifery and Ethnic Identity in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia
  • Political Autonomy and Ethnic Identity in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia
Contact:
(804) 289-8965
headshot of Dr. Olubukola  Olayiwola
Visting Assistant Professor

Specialties:
  • Economic Anthropology
  • Anthropology of Policy
  • Anthropology of Development, Complex Organizations
  • Anthropology of Ethnicity, Women and Gender
  • Transnational Feminisms
  • Anthropological Political Economy, Microcredit and Microfinancialization, and the Informal Sector/Economy
  • Nigeria and West Africa
Contact:
(804) 289-8070
headshot of Dr. Matthew  Oware
Irving May Professor of Human Relations, Professor of Sociology
Africana Studies Advisory Board Member

Specialties:
  • Race
  • Masculinity
  • African American culture
  • Hip Hop/Rap
  • Gender
  • Content Analysis
  • Racial Identity
  • Black/Africana Studies
Contact:
headshot of  Dr. Bo Yun  Park
Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies and Sociology

Specialties:
  • Political Leadership
  • Digital Politics
  • Technology
  • Social Change in Democracies
Contact:
headshot of Dr. Corey R. Payne
Assistant Professor of Sociology

Specialties:
  • War
  • Social conflict
  • Globalization
  • Political economy
  • Comparative and world-historical methods
Contact:
headshot of Dr. Bedelia  Richards
Associate Professor of Sociology

Specialties:
  • Education
  • Race and Ethnic Relations
  • Social Inequality
  • Immigration
  • Caribbean Immigrants
Contact:
headshot of Dr. Rania Kassab Sweis
Associate Professor of Anthropology

Specialties:
  • Egypt
  • The Middle East and North Africa
  • Critical medical anthropology
  • Humanitarianism and global health
  • Global poverty and international aid
  • Structural violence and social suffering
  • Transnational feminist theory
  • Ethnographic theory and research methods
Contact:
(804) 289-8071
headshot of  Diane  Zotti
Administrative Coordinator
Contact:
(804) 289-8067