Sociology

Jeffrey Bennett

Associate Professor
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Jeff Bennett is an anthropologist interested in the social and psychological consequences of modernity. He is the author of the book, When the Sun Danced, and...

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Marc Garcelon

Associate Professor
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Marc Garcelon is the author of the book Revolutionary Passage: From Soviet to Post-Soviet Russia, 1985-2000, as well as a range of articles on late and...

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Jennifer Huberman

Associate Professor
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Jenny Huberman is a cultural anthropologist. Her book, Ambivalent Encounters: Childhood, Tourism and Social Change in Banaras, India, explores interactions...

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Shannon Jackson

Associate Professor
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Dr. Shannon Jackson is an Associate Professor of Anthropology who coordinates and teaches in the Anthropology Program and conducts research on cities, technology,...

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Nate Milburn

Office Support Assistant
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Nate Milburn joined the UMKC Political Science & Sociology Department(s) in December 2017. His background includes conducting state-level legislative research...

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Sookhee Oh

Associate Professor
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Dr. Sookhee Oh joined UMKC in 2007 after working as a postdoctoral research associate in Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4) at Brown University. Her...

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Michelle Smirnova

Assistant Professor
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Dr. Michelle Smirnova is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and an associate faculty member in Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies. Her...

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Deborah Smith

Professor and Department Chair
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Dr. Deborah B. Smith is Chair and Professor for the Department of Sociology. She also serves at the Director of the UMKC Family Studies Program. Dr. Smith has...

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Theresa Torres

Associate Professor
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Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Theresa Torres’ areas of expertise are Latinx Studies (in the United States, particularly Kansas City), Gender Studies, Immigration Studies, Ethnic...

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Ann Wood

Associate Teaching Professor
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Dr. Ann Marie Wood is an Associate Teaching Professor of Sociology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Her research focuses on the intersection of medicine...

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Joseph Workman

Assistant Professor
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Professor Workman joined UMKC in 2017 after being a Prize Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Nuffield College, University of Oxford. His research interests focus...

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