Core Department Faculty Member

  • Portrait
  • Jeffrey Dowd
  • Assistant Teaching Professor and Undergraduate Program Director
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  • Office: Davison Hall, 040
  • Jeffrey Dowd is an Assistant Instructor in the Department of Sociology. He received his Ph.D. in Sociology from Rutgers University and his BA from Kean University. He teaches a variety of courses at Rutgers including Introduction to Sociology, Social Problems, Race Relations, and Statistics for Sociology. Jeff has previously taught in the Writing Program and Criminology department at Rutgers as well as in Sociology at Montclair University, Kean University, and Goucher College. His research interests include racial discourse and pedagogy (e.g. teaching styles and student learning preferences). He currently serves on the executive council for Rutgers AAUP-AFT.