Self in Society: An introduction to phenomenological social psychology, covering works by Goffman, Merleau-Ponty, Sartre, Mead, and others; for philosophically curious sociology students.
Introduction to Sociology: A theoretically-driven introduction to the foundational questions of the discipline; features 3 one-on-one oral exams.
Classics of Modern Social Thought: A seminar on the books that have shaped modern social science: Darwin, Marx, Freud, Nietzsche, Machiavelli...Co-taught with Professor Alferd Kelly, an intellectual historian.
Sociological Theory: A seminar on the foundational works of the discipline: Marx, Weber, Durkheim, Simmel, Goffman, Collins, etc. Writing-intensive, with two-page papers each week.
American Society: A lecture/discussion course team-taught by the entire Department, covering a wide range of topics in contemporary American society.
Advanced Topics in Contemporary Sociology: An invitation-only seminar on theoretically and methodologically sophisticated issues in current sociology.
Research Methods: A hands-on introduction to the range of social research methods widely used in academia and business: Surveys, Interviews, Experiments, etc.