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Sociology Department

John Brueggemann John Brueggemann

Department Chair and Professor of Sociology

Office:  229 Tisch Learning Center
Phone: (518) 580-5410
Email: jbruegge@skidmore.edu



John Brueggemann earned his BA in sociology and anthropology from Earlham College. He received Masters and PhD degrees from Emory University. His teaching and research interests revolve around social inequality, morality, food, and labor history. His most recent book (coauthored with his father, Walter Brueggemann) is entitled Rebuilding the Foundations: Social Relationships in Ancient Scripture and Contemporary Culture. He lives nearby with his wife, Christina, their children, Emilia, Anabelle and Peter, and their cockapoo, Bradford. In addition to sociology and teaching, he loves R&B, movies, cheesesteaks, soccer and Game of Thrones.

Areas of research and teaching interest

  • Stratification, Class, Race, Historical Sociology, Labor
  • History, Social Movements, Sociology of Religion,Theory 
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