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Our Faculty

Leading the study of social sciences with expert perspective.

Our sociology faculty are experienced researchers in dozens of areas of sociological inquiry, and our work incorporates a wide variety of methodologies, including statistical modeling, network-analytic approaches, ethnographic research, comparative historical inquiry and survey analysis. Click on faculty names for more information about each professor’s research, experience and contact information.


Jacqueline Johnson
Department Chair
Blodgett Hall, Room 105D
p – 516.877.3826
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Stephanie Lake
Director of Criminal Justice Program
Blodgett Hall, Room 105C
p – 516.877.4941
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Salvatore Primeggia

Associate Professors

Melanie Bush

Jacqueline Johnson
Department Chair

Jessica S. Klein

Deborah Little

Assistant Professors

Giovani Burgos

Jacqueline Olvera

Senior Lecturer

Stephanie Lake

Adjunct Faculty

Sandra B. Castro

Latoya A. Lee

Sally O. Ridgeway

For further information, please contact:

Department of Sociology
p – 516.877.4943

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