Sociology

Academic Department

People

Faculty Administrative Position

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    Verna Keith, Department Chairperson

  • Faculty Position

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    Christopher Biga, Associate Professor (P)

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    Cindy Cain, Associate Professor (P)

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    Cullen Clark, Associate Professor (P)

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    David Warner, Associate Professor (P)

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    Elizabeth Baker, Associate Professor (P)

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    Gabriel Miller, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Irena Stepanikova, Associate Professor (P)

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    Johnny Scott, Assistant Professor - Visiting (P)

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    Joseph Wolfe, Associate Professor (P)

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    Magdalena Szaflarski, Associate Professor (P)

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    Megan Brooker, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Mieke Thomeer McBride, Associate Professor (P)

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    Myles Moody, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Nyesha Black, Assistant Professor - Visiting (P)

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    Patricia Drentea, Professor (P)

    Professor of Sociology

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    Scott Westenberger, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Stacy Smith, Assistant Professor - Visiting (P)

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    Verna Keith, Professor (P)

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    William Cockerham, Distinguished Professor Emeritus (P)

  • Faculty Secondary Appointments

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    Kristine Hearld, Assistant Professor (S)

    Kristine Ria Hearld, Ph.D., is currently an associate professor in the UAB Department of Health Services Administration. Her educational background includes a B.A. in Anthropology, an M.A. in Demography, and a Ph.D. in Demography from the University of Pennsylvania. Ria also holds a Masters of Philosophy degree from University of Cambridge. Prior to joining UAB, she worked for Medical Advantage Group in East Lansing, Michigan, where she served as a consultant and manager for a 200-member indepe...

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