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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Stephen Christ

Assistant Teaching Professor

In his research, Dr. Christ examines how Mexican Americans experience daily life at home, at work, in public life and in how these experiences impact their sense...

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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

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 and Department Chair
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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

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

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

Associate 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


Dr. Deborah B. Smith is a Professor of Sociology. In Fall 2020 she starts her 25th year at University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Dr. Smith has...

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Theresa Torres

Associate Professor
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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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