Part-Time Lecturers

Part-Time Lecturers

Suzanne Hopf, JD

Prof. Hopf is an attorney for the Department of Public Advocacy and specializes in criminal defense and juvenile law. She has been the attorney of record for several significant juvenile law opinions in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and has taught Introduction to Sociology, Diversity & Inequality, Human Sexuality, Criminology, Juvenile Delinquency, and the Sociology of Law.  Suzanne received her MA in sociology from Colorado State University in 1993.  Since then, she has taught as an adjunct faculty at a variety of universities, in addition to being a practicing lawyer. |  (502) 852-8043  |  122 Lutz Hall

Angela Orend, MA

Prof. Orend graduated from the Department of Sociology at the University of Louisville with her MA in 2004.  Her research focuses on issues of commodificaton with respect to the body and popular culture.  Specifically, her research explores the sociological factors underlying the increasing popularity of corporate logo tattoos as a form of postmodern consumption.  She has recently published this research with the Journal of Contemporary Ethnography.  Additionally, she has worked with Dr. Mark Austin and Dr. Patricia Gagne' examining the commodification of the biker in American culture. |  (502) 852-8043  |  122 Lutz Hall

Jonetta Weber, PhD

Dr. Weber is the Director of Academic Services in the Department of Sociology and an adjunct faculty member in both Sociology and in Sport Administration.  She completed her BA in humanities (classics), MA in linguistics, MEd in sport administration, and PhD in education administration (sport administration) at the University of Louisville. Her areas of interest include sport (history of sport, sport and academics), animals and society, and food and society.  She has taught courses in sociology (Sociology of Sport, Social Context of Aging, Sociology of Death and Dying, and Animals & Society) and in sport administration (Sociology of Sport, Athletics in Higher Education, and Women and Sport).  She and Dr. Bob Carini recently published an article examining the lack of women represented on the covers of Sports Illustrated magazines, as well as another article examining the lack of females featured in popular fishing magazines, and she co-authored, with some other faculty, an article on self-efficacy of athletes with one of her former graduate students.  Along with sociology PhD student, Jennifer Sinski, she and Dr. Carini have a forthcoming article in Anthrozoös which discusses "black dog syndrome."   Currently, she and Dr. Carini are working on a paper related to the development of college sports fandom in the age of online education, as well as another examining holidays in the U.S., and, with Dr. Carini and Jennifer Sinski, one related to black cats and their "adoptability" from shelters. |  (502) 852-8028  |  124 Lutz Hall