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Skidmore College
Sociology Department

Faculty

Sociology professors embrace a wide range of specializations in their research and teaching. We study, and teach about, race, class, and gender; intergroup relations; global and environmental issues; media, religion, the family, culture, economy, politics, and sport; as well as theory, methods, statistics, and more.

Click on the "View Bio" links below to find out more about our teaching and research interests and to view our curriculum vitaes.

Catherine White BerheideCatherine White Berheide

Professor of Sociology

Office:  Tisch Learning Center 222
Telephone: 518-580-5415
Email: cberheid@skidmore.edu

John BrueggemannJohn Brueggemann

Department Chair and Professor of Sociology

Office:  TLC 216
Telephone: 518-580-5410
Email: jbruegge@skidmore.edu

Amon EmekaAmon Emeka

Associate Professor in Sociology

Office:  Starbuck Center 201B
Telephone: 518-580-5410
Email:  aemeka@skidmore.edu

Ruth Hernandez

Ruth M. Hernandez-rios 

Teaching Professor of Sociology

Office: Tisch Learning Center 225
Phone: 518-580-8082
Email: rhernand@skidmore.edu

Xiaoshuo HouXiaoshuo Hou

Associate Professor of Sociology and Asian Studies
Frances Young Tang ’61 Chair in Chinese Studies

Office:  Tisch Learning Center 229
Telephone: 518-580-5427
Email:  xhou@skidmore.edu

Andrew LindnerAndrew M. Lindner

Associate Professor of Sociology

Office: Tisch Learning Center 220
Telephone: 518-580-5446
Email: alindner@skidmore.edu

Jennifer MuellerJennifer C. Mueller

Associate Professor of Sociology
Director Intergroup Relations Program (IGR)

Office: Tisch Learning Center 226
Telephone: 518-580-5441
Email: jmueller@skidmore.edu

Rik ScarceRik Scarce

Professor of Sociology

Office:  Tisch Learning Center 223
Telephone: 518-580-5416
Email:  rscarce@skidmore.edu