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Faculty and Staff


Rachel Core, Ph. D.

  • Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology
  • B.A., Carlton College, Asian Studies
  • M. Sc., Development Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies
  • Ph.D., University of London, John Hopkins University
  • Specialty: Global Health, Sociology of Societism Medicine and Health
  • Select Courses: Understanding Society, Society and Environment, Medicine and Health in Society

Diane Everett, Ph.D.

  • Professor of Sociology, Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
  • B.A., Millsaps College
  • Ph.D., M.A., Duke University
  • Specialty: Gender, Sociology of Work, Sociology of Education, Applied Sociology
  • Select Courses: Family and Intimate Relationships, Gender and Society, Social Research Methods
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Sharmaine Jackson, Ph. D.

  • Assistant Professor Of Sociology
  • B.A., Women's Studies, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, Irvine
  • J.D., Rutgers Law School
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Sven Smith, Ph. D.

  • Assistant Professor of Sociology
  • B.A., Sociology, Stetson University
  • M.A., Sociology, University of Chicago
  • Ph.D., Law and Society, University of Florida
  • J.D., Florida State University
  • Specialty: Law, Criminal Procedure, Criminology, Statistics
  • Special Courses: Sociology of Law, Criminology, Sociology of Criminal Procedure
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