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Associate Professor - Department Chair
Karla is a feminist ethnographer of labor. She studies interaction and community in market exchanges. Her first book, The Hungry Cowboy, was about a Cheers-like restaurant, and her second... See this person's full profile
Associate Professor
Center for International Studies Director

David Cook-Martín is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Grinnell College and director of its Center for International Studies. As a political sociologist, his work focuses on... See this person's full profile

Professor

Susan Ferguson is Professor of Sociology at Grinnell College, where she has taught for over 20 years. Ferguson regularly teaches Introduction to Sociology, and her critically acclaimed... See this person's full profile

Professor, Senior Faculty

My academic interests focus on the intersection of psychological and sociological social psychology, the organizational analysis of non-profit organizations, and deviance and criminology... See this person's full profile

Assistant Professor

I was born in Ottawa and grew up in Vancouver. I taught high school English for five years before moving to New York to begin my graduate studies in the Sociology Program at the City... See this person's full profile

Professor
Member, Peace and Conflict Studies Committee

Scholarly Activities: Noyce Faculty Study Grant, "A Cybernetic Model of Human Behavior" Summer/Fall 1998. Co-Project Director (with Christopher Hunter), "Ethnographic Study of a Human-... See this person's full profile

Assistant Professor

Before arriving at Grinnell College, I received a PhD in Sociology from Indiana University. Prior to that I completed a BA and an MA in Sociology as well as a Master’s Certificate in... See this person's full profile

She is an internationally renowned Diversity Trainer/Consultant, an Associate Professor of American Studies and Sociology at Grinnell College, and an award-winning writer.  Kesho was a... See this person's full profile