Faculty & Student Spotlight

The Department of Sociology


Contact Information

Ebenezer D. Bassett Hall, Suite 317

Dr. A. Fiona Pearson
Department Chair

Heide Tarchini
Department Secretary

Student & Faculty Spotlight

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Sociology Senior, Kelsey Gaylord, joins Dr. Evelyn Phillips and Dr. Audra King in a conversation with Dr. Eddie Glaude, Director of African Studies at Princeton University, about his book Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own at CCSU on February 9th, 2022.

Congratulations to Dr. Jessica Greenebaum, recipient of the CCSU 2020 Rainbow Award!

Dr. Greenebaum Rainbow Awards

Sociologists In the News

A. Fiona Pearson - "College and Kids" - Where We Live, NPR (Podcast - January 14, 2020)

Christopher Doucot - "Gig Professors Need Protection During Coronavirus" Hartford Courant (Editorial - April 29, 2020)

Jessica Greenebaum - "Sociology & Animals: Series 1" American Sociological Association (Podcast - June 17, 2020)

A. Fiona Pearson - "Understanding Students Who are Parents" by Jilliam M. Duquaine Watson (Book Review, Academe - Spring 2020)


Sociology Alumni - Accomplishments & Publications

Tom Hopkins (Class of 2020) - "Records Show UCONN Failed to Dismiss Professor Guilty of Sexual Misconduct." Medium, July 29, 2020

Central Authors

Professor Christopher Doucot

No Innocent Bystanders: Becoming an Ally in the Struggle for Justice

Dr. Charisse Levchak

Microagressions and Modern Racism: Endurance and Evolution

Students in the Latina Identity and Empowerment Course

Students from Sociology course Latina Identity and Empowerment. During the semester, students create art panels that critically portray symbols and icons that play a role in the social construction of Latina identity.

Sociology Senior Seminar Conference Fall 2021 

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Amanda Leigh

Amanda Leigh

Azmi  Mou

Azmi Mou

Dezrene Thompson

Dezrene Thompson

Jay Bordano

Jay Bordano

Matthew Martino

Matthew Martino

Sashagaye Marsh

Sashagaye Marsh