Department of Sociology

Recent Faculty Research

Dr. Bob Carini; "Turkey Is The New Superfood, Friendsgiving Alters Tradition And Other Millennial Holiday Lessons." (Forbes, 2016)

Dr. James Beggan; "The Best and Worst Cities for Singles in 2015." (WalletHub, 2015)

Dr. Latrica Best and W. Carson Byrd; (2015). Advances in Medical Sociology: Genetics and Society (pp. 45-69). Emerald Group Publishers.

Dr.  Deborah A. Potter, Lisa Markowitz, Shiobhan E. Smith, Theresa A. Rajack-Talley, Margaret U. D’Silva, Lindsay J. Della, Quaniqua Carthan and Latrica Best.  “Healthicization and Lay Knowledge about Eating Practices in Two African American Communities.” Qualitative Health Research, (2015).

Department Spotlight

Meet alum, Maggie Stone, PhD



Maggie Stone earned her PhD in 2014 and has the distinction of being the first to graduate from our doctoral program in applied sociology.  Upon graduating, Dr. Stone took a faculty position at Marshall University in West Virginia in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, where she is actively involved in teaching and research.  Meet Dr. Stone and some other sociology alum and learn how they have used their degrees in sociology.


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