Our Faculty and Staff

The faculty members in the Sociology Department are active in local, national, and international networks. They produce books, articles, and reports on a wide range of social issues, some addressing social policy, and others trying to further “knowledge for knowledge’s sake.” Topics include environmentalism, homelessness, health care, and educational change.

Tina Henley, Department Assistant II


Lara Foley


Lara Foley

Associate Professor of Sociology

My recently published (co-authored) book, Gendering Bodies (2008), examines how people develop gender identities in part by taking up their culture’s ideologies of the body.

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