Sociology

Kaprielian Hall 352
(213) 740-3533
FAX: (213) 740-3535
Email: soci@dornsife.usc.edu
dornsife.usc.edu/soci

Chair: Rhacel Salazar Parreñas, Ph.D.

Faculty

Ruth Ziegler Early Career Chair in Jewish Studies: Dan Lainer-Vos, Ph.D.

Professors: Lynne Casper, Ph.D.; Sharon Hays, Ph.D.; Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, Ph.D.*; Paul Lichterman, Ph.D.; Michael Messner, Ph.D.*; Rhacel Salazar Parreñas, Ph.D.; Merril Silverstein, Ph.D.; John P. Wilson, Ph.D.

Associate Professors: Timothy Biblarz, Ph.D.*; Nina Eliasoph, Ph.D.; Macarena Gomez-Barris, Ph.D.*; Elaine Bell Kaplan, Ph.D.; Andrew Lakoff, Ph.D.; Leland Saito, Ph.D.

Assistant Professors: Amon Emeka, Ph.D.; Katie Hasson. Ph.D.; Jennifer Hook, Ph.D.; Alwyn Lim, Ph.D.; Veronica Terriquez, Ph.D.; Jody Agius Vallejo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor (Teaching): Karen Sternheimer, Ph.D.

Professor (Research): Jon Miller, Ph.D.*

Associate Professor (Research): Richard Flory, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professors: Constance Ahrons, Ph.D.; Vern Bengtson, Ph.D. (Gerontology); Lamar T. Empey, Ph.D.; Malcolm Klein; Maurice D. Van Arsdol Jr., Ph.D.

*Recipient of university-wide or college teaching award.

Degree Programs

The Department of Sociology offers a departmental major and minor. The Department of Sociology also offers the Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology. Additional minors are also offered.