Social change, urban sociology, civil society, social movements, organizations, inequality, immigration, and research methods

Sole Instructor
Introduction to Sociology (SOC200): Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016, Summer 2014
Urban Development (SOC422/POSC437): Spring 2019, Spring 2018
Wealth and Poverty in America (SOC431): Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016
Social Movements (SOC444): Spring 2019, Spring 2017

Courses with Community Based Learning
Urban Development (2018): day trips to Los Angeles to learn about urban ethnography, urban planning, and divergent community responses to homelessness in Skid Row
Border Issues Seminar (with Kraig Beyerlein 2012-2016): week long trips to southern Arizona focused on humanitarian aid, migration, and the border’s effects on the region (see more about the 2015 class here)
Latino Communities Organizing Against Violence (with Mary Kate Blake 2014 and with Karen Hooge 2013): week long trips to Chicago and South Bend to learn from community organizers about efforts to reduce community violence