Core Department Faculty Member

  • Portrait
  • Eleanor LaPointe
  • Assistant Teaching Professor
  • Email: eleanor@sociology.rutgers.edu
  • Office: Davison Hall, 042
  • Instructor in Sociology who received her Ph.D. from Rutgers in 1991.   Her teaching interests are primarily  in sociological theory, race relations, the sociology of mental health/illness and medical sociology more generally.  As an N.J.-licensed massage therapist, she has been actively involved in holistic health care for over two decades.   In addition to her teaching and involvement in the RU Senate, she is affiliated with Stockton University in southern N.J., where she received her undergraduate degree.