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Kristin Barker

Professor

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SSCI 1072

Sociology of Health and Medicine, Gender, Science and Knowledge

Qualitative Methods

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Lisa Broidy

Distinguished Professor

Department Chair

Co-editor, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency

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Office: 
SSCI 1055

Crime, Law, and Social Control, Gender, Criminology

Criminological Theory, Female Offending, Developmental Criminology, Collateral Consequences of Incarceration, Domestic Violence

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Georgiann Davis

Associate Professor

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Office: 
SSCI 1078
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Sociology of Health and Medicine, Gender, Inequality

Sociology of the Body, Intersectionality

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Jessica Goodkind

Professor

Associate Chair

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Office: 
SSCI 1082

Sociology of Health and Medicine, Race and Ethnicity, Community-based Participatory Research

Social determinants of health/mental health, Community-based mental health interventions, Native American, refugee, and immigrant populations, Mixed methods research, Cultural competency/humility

Ryan Goodman

Principal Lecturer III

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SSCI 1057

Social Movements, Education, Gender, Political Sociology, Culture

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Nancy López

Professor

Director and Co-founder, Institute for Study of "Race" & Social Justice (race.unm.edu)

Coordinator, NM Statewide Race, Gender, Class Data Policy Consortium
Advisor, Race and Social Justice Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate

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(505) 277-3101
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SSCI 1053

Race and Ethnicity, Education, Gender, Community-based Participatory Research, Inequality, Latino/a Studies

Race, Ethnicity, Gender, Class, Intersectionality, Education, Health, Community Based Participatory Research, Africana Studies, Latino/a Studies, Public Sociology

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Christopher J. Lyons

Professor

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SSCI 1074

Crime, Law, and Social Control, Race and Ethnicity, Deviance and Social Control

Urban and Community Sociology, Hate Crime

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Sharan Kaur Mehta

Visiting Scholar

Post Doctoral Fellow

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505-277-2501
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Race and Ethnicity, Racism, Racialization, Religion, Gender, Intersectionality, Asians and Asian Americans, Identity, Collective Action

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Sharon Erickson Nepstad

Distinguished Professor

Associate Dean for Student Success, College of Arts and Sciences

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Office: 
SSCI 1066

Social Movements, Political Sociology,  Sociology of Religion, Peace Studies

Colin Olson

Principal Lecturer III

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SSCI 1059

Crime, Law, and Social Control, Social Networks, Deviance and Social Control

Mass Media, Political Culture, Social Theory

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Noah Painter-Davis

Associate Professor

Undergraduate Director

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Office: 
SSCI 1080

Crime, Law, and Social Control, Race and Ethnicity, Quantitative Methods

Race/Ethnic Differences in Crime and Punishment, Demography and Crime, Courts and Sentencing

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Kiwoong Park

Assistant Professor

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Office: 
SSCI 1068
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Sociology of Health and Medicine, Quantitative Methods, Social Stratification

Life Course Perspective

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Daniel Ragan

Associate Professor

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505-277-6469
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SSCI 1054

Crime, Law, and Social Control, Quantitative Methods, Social Networks

Adolescent Delinquency and Drug Use, Life Course Criminology

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Ranita Ray

Associate Professor

Baca Zinn Professor of Sociology

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Office: 
SSCI 1062
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Race and Ethnicity, Education, Gender, Inequality

Children and Youth

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Reuben (Jack) Thomas

Associate Professor

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Office: 
SSCI 1070
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Social Networks

Interpersonal Relationships, Homophily/Segregation/ Boundaries

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George Weddington

Visiting Scholar

PostDoc

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Race and Ethnicity, Social Movements

Race, Antiblackness, Social Movements, Organizational Sociology

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Owen Whooley

Associate Professor

Graduate Director

Regents Lecturer

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Office: 
SSCI 1060
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Sociology of Health and Medicine, Social Movements, Science and Knowledge

Sociology of Mental Health , Sociology of Ignorance

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Eli Wilson

Assistant Professor

Organizations, Information & Learning Sciences, University of New Mexico

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Office: 
SSCI 1076
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Race and Ethnicity, Inequality, Culture

Work and Occupations, Immigration, Ethnography

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Richard L. Wood

Professor

Director of the Southwest Institute on Religion, Culture, and Society

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Office: 
SSCI 1104-B

Religion, Social Movements, Global/Transnational Sociology

Community Organizing, Comparative Civil Societies (United States and Latin America), Culture in Social Movements, Democratic Theory

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Assata Zerai

Professor

Vice President for Equity and Inclusion

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Office: 
Scholes Hall Suite 203

Sociology of Health and Medicine, Race and Ethnicity, Global/Transnational Sociology, Inequality

Decolonial Feminist Methodologies, Black Feminist Thought, Gender Equity and Development Effectiveness, Maternal and Child Health, Sociology of Religion