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Meet the Team

R-Compass is truly a campus-wide initiative with multiple offices working on projects related to integrating career, life, and academic planning from both Academic Affairs and Student Affairs.  Both divisions have dedicated one team member who spends the majority of her time devoted to this effort.

Amy Armenia, PhD

Amy Armenia, PhD

Associate Dean of Advising | Professor of Sociology

Kathleen W. Rollins Hall 219

T. 407.646.2277

BS, University of Massachusetts Amherst 
MA, University of Massachusetts Amherst 
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst 

Amy Armenia joined the Department of Sociology in 2014, having previously taught at Randolph-Macon College and Hofstra University. She teaches Sociology of the Family, Race and Ethnic Relations, Sociological Theory, and Statistics and Data Analysis. She is a quantitative sociologist whose scholarship focuses on the intersection of the family and market, 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). She has published her work in the journals Work and OccupationsJournal of Family IssuesJournal of Applied Social Science, Social Science Quarterly, and Social Science Research. She was co-editor of Caring on the Clock: The Complexities and Contradictions of Paid Care Work (Rutgers University Press, 2015) and is currently co-editing Confronting the Global Care Crisis during COVID-19: Past Problems, New Issues, and Pathways to Change (Rutgers University Press, in progress).  Her contributions to the college via teaching, scholarship, and service were recognized with an Arthur Vining Davis fellowship in 2018.