Sociology Faculty & Staff



Amy Armenia
Associate Professor and Department Chair
Cornell Social Sciences Building - Room 115
T. 407.646.2277
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B.S. University of Massachusetts Amherst 
M.A. University of Massachusetts
Ph.D. University of Massachusetts

Amy Armenia's research focuses on the intersection of family and work, looking both at how parents balance work and family, and the challenges and contradictions faced by those who do paid care work (e.g., child care, elder care, health care).

Amy McClure
Assistant Professor
Cornell Social Sciences Building - Room 113
T. 407.975.6424

B.A. Florida Atlantic University
M.S. North Carolina State University
Ph.D. North Carolina State University

Certificate in Women's Studies Florida Atlantic University

Amy McClure's research is focused on examining the processes under which social inequalities are created, maintained, and reproduced within a variety of contexts. Her most current research project involves a qualitative examination of atheist and Pagan parenting in the Bible Belt South. Other scholarly interests include gender, race, social class, sexualities, families, microsociology, popular culture, religion, feminist theory, and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Matthew Nichter
Assistant Professor
Cornell Social Sciences Building - Room 111
T. 407.646.2286

B.A. Brown University
M.A. University of Wisconsin
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin

Matthew Nichter is a historical sociologist whose research focuses on African-American protest.  His doctoral dissertation is entitled "Rethinking the Origins of the Civil Rights Movement: Radicals, Repression, and the Black Freedom Struggle, 1930-1970."


Flora van Breemen
Administrative Assistant
Cornell Social Sciences Building - Room 110
T. 407.646.2670

Department of Sociology
Rollins College
Cornell Social Sciences Building
1000 Holt Ave. - 2761
Winter Park, FL 32789
T: 407.646.2670