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).
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.
B.A. Brown University
M.A. University of Wisconsin
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin (In progress, expected 2014)
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."