We are active and engaged faculty members who center teaching and advising in our professional identities.

As sociologists, we publish books and scholarly articles, present, research, teach and learn in a community of like-minded colleagues and students. The close links between our students and our faculty members uniquely enhances the study of sociology at Davidson.

Department Contacts

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Faculty

Aarushi Bhandari

  • Assistant Professor of Sociology

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Statistics
  • Research Methods
  • Globalization & International Development

aabhandari@davidson.edu

704-894-3061

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Aarushi Bhandari

Joseph Ewoodzie, Jr.

  • Malcolm O. Partin Assistant Professor of Sociology
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Gayle Kaufman

  • Chair & Nancy and Erwin Maddrey Professor of Sociology

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Parental Leave Policy
  • Gender Equality
  • Modern Families
Gayle Kaufman

Hilton Kelly

  • Chair & Professor of Educational Studies | Professor of Africana Studies

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Sociology of Education
  • Age of Jim Crow
  • Race and Racism
Hilton Kelly

Jae Kyun Kim

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Sociology of Empire
  • Comparative-Historical Sociology
Jae Kim

Joseph Marchia

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Sociology of Health
  • Political Sociology
  • LGBTQ

jomarchia@davidson.edu

704-894-2759

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Joseph Marchia

Gerardo Marti

  • Acting Chair of Sociology (2021-22) | Professor of Sociology
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Amanda Martinez

  • Chair & Associate Professor of Communication Studies | Associate Professor of Sociology | Speaking Center Director

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Media Effects
  • Race & Stereotypes
  • Culture & Health Communication
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Staff

Beth Jones

  • Departmental Coordinator
Beth Jones

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