Department of Sociology


Anne Baird Anne Baird
Wheeler Hall, Room 225
Ext. 2803, 2624
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Educational Background: Ph.D., Emory University
  Ann Borden
Visiting Assistant Professor
Wheeler Hall, Room 205
Educational Background: Ph.D. Emory University; M.A. University of New Hampshire; B.A. Rhodes College
Areas of Expertise: Sociology of Culture; Religion; Organizations; Social Problems
  Cynthia M. Hewitt
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Emory University
Michael Hodge Michael Hodge
Chair and Associate Professor
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Educational Background: Ph. D., University of Florida
  Mark King
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University
Terry Mills Terry L. Mills
Wheeler Hall, Room 201
Phone: (404) 681-2800, ext. 7795
Educational Background: Ph.D., Sociology Univ.of Southern California (1996); M.A., Sociology Univ. of Southern California (1995); M.A., Behavioral Science California State University (1992); B.S., Strategic Planning California State University (1991); B.A., Political Science Long Island University (1974).
Areas of Expertise: Sociology of Aging: Intergenerational Relationship, Theories of Aging. Organizational Sociology: Work and Social Change, Organizational Structures.
Ida Mukenge Ida Rousseau Mukenge
Wheeler Hall
Phone: (404) 614-8570
Educational Background: Ph.D., M.A. Sociology, University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Education, University of California, Berkeley; B.A. French and Speech, University of California, Berkeley
Areas of Expertise: Sociocultural Factors and Health in the International African Diaspora. Race, Ethnicity, and Identity in the African Diaspora. Sociological Theory. Sociology of the Family.
Recent Publications: "Children in French-Speaking African Immigrant Families: Assessing Health Disparities, Cultural Resources, and Health Services,‰ with T. Mukenge. Challenge 11(2):80-107, 2004.; Zones of Conflict in Africa: Theories and Cases, with G. Kieh (eds). Westport, CT: Praeger, 2002.; Candomblé and African Identities in Bahia: Unity and Diversity through the Ages, with T. Mukenge. In Mario Beatty (ed), History of Africa and the Diaspora (AFR 201). Acton, Massachusetts: Tapestry Press, 2001.


Part-time Faculty
T. L. Mukenge, Professor
Ph.D., McGill University

Travis Patton, Adjunct Professor
M.A., University of Oklahoma