Full-time Faculty

Chase M. Billingham (Ph.D., Northeastern University). Assistant Professor. Urban sociology, education, racial stratification, public policy, quantitative methods.

Jodie L. Hertzog (Ph.D., Purdue University). Department Chair and Undergraduate Program Coordinator.  Associate Professor. Family & Intimate Relationships, Gender, Intimate Partner Violence Prevention, Work-Family Interfaces. 

Twyla J. Hill (Ph.D., University of California-Irvine). Professor. Sociology of Aging, Sociology of Families, Sociology of Law, Research Methods.

Charles S. Koeber (Ph.D., State University of New York, Binghamton).  Associate Professor. Job Loss, Work, Labor Process, Labor Markets, Stratification/Inequality, Consumption.

Jennifer Pearson (Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin). Graduate Coordinator. Associate Professor. Gender and Sexuality, Education, Adolescence and the Transition to Adulthood.

Kathleen M. O'Flaherty Perez (Ph.D., Purdue University). Associate Professor. Research Methods, Urban, Demography.

Lisa Thrane (Ph. D., Iowa State University). Associate Professor. Deviance, Mental Health, Homeless and Runaway Youth, Research Methods.

Full-time Teaching Faculty

Jodie Simon (MA, Wichita State University).  Associate Teaching Educator.  (Joint appointment with Women's Studies). 

Shirlene Small (MA, Wichita State University). Associate Teaching Educator.

Part-time Lecturers

Deborah Beat (MA, Wichita State University).

Eunita Jackson (MA, Emporia State University).

Tisha Whitehead (MA, Wichita State University).

Other Affiliated Faculty

Ronald R. Matson (Ph.D., University of Colorado).  Emeritis Professor. Gender Studies, Masculinity, Intimate Relationships, Parenting.

Mark Vermillion (Ph.D. Oklahoma State University).  Department of Sports Management, Chair & Associate Professor.

David W. Wright (Ph.D., Purdue University). Associate Vice President for Academic Data Systems and Strategic Planning & Professor. Stratification and Class Analysis, Marxism, Employment and Income, Theory, Graduate Data Management and Statistics.