Regular Faculty

Assistant Professor
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Office: Davison Hall, 041

Assistant Professor of Sociology. Ali’s research interests lie at the intersection of international migration and political sociology with an emphasis on comparative immigration studies. He teaches courses on international migration, immigration in the United States and social science research methods. His research investigates the interactions between globalization and international migration as manifested in transnational civil society organizations, electoral politics and processes of ethno-racial stigmatization.

BrechinProfessor
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Office: Davison Hall, 133

Professor and Graduate Director of Sociology, his teaching and research interests include organizational, political and environmental sociology, including the sociology of biodiversity conservation and Climate change.  His current research can be organized into four broadly interrelated projects.  

 

Professor    
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Office: Davison Hall, 131

Professor Zerubavel is Board of Governors and Distinguished Professor of Sociology. He teaches courses in cognitive sociology, sociology of time, social memory, and sociological theory. His latest four books explored the sociomental shape of the past, the social organization of silence and denial, the social construction of genealogical relatedness, and the sociology of inattention. He is currently writing a book on the sociology of taken-for-grantedness.

Shepherd 1Assistant Professor
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Office: Davison Hall, 126

Assistant Professor of Sociology. Shepherd teaches classes in interventions and social change, organizations, and culture. She studies how social networks, social norms, culture, and organizations facilitate or impede social change. Her current projects are based on an intervention and research program— the Roots Program— that used a field experiment and longitudinal social network measures in 56 New Jersey middle schools to examine how to improve school climate in terms of peer harassment and conflict.

HWhiteLargeProfessor
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Office: Alcohol Studies
Office Phone: 732-445-3579

Distinguished Professor in the Sociology Department and the Center of Alcohol Studies.  Her research focuses on the comorbidity of substance use, crime, violence, and mental health problems in community and high-risk samples. She also evaluates drug prevention interventions for college students.

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Department of Sociology
Davison Hall
26 Nichol Avenue,
New Brunswick, NJ 08901


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