Department of Sociology

Department of Sociology


Department of Sociology

262 Stewart Hall
St. Cloud State University
720 Fourth Avenue South
St. Cloud, Minnesota 56301

(320) 308-2294

Faculty and Staff

Stephen E. Philion

Department Chair
Professor

Interests: social theory, political economy of Chinese development, labor rights, racial inequality, globalization.

Chair: Greater Minnesota Worker Center

Sudarshana Bordoloi

Assistant Professor

320-308-2033 | Stewart Hall 267
sbordoloi@stcloudstate.edu
Interests: health, demography and aging; community development and policy; political economy of international development; political ecology/environmental sociology; race, class and gender inequalities; labor studies; statistics and research methods

Bridget Conlon

Associate Professor

320-398-3428 | Stewart Hall 253
baconlon@stcloudstate.edu

Ann Finan

Associate Professor

320-308-1045 | Stewart Hall 263-1
Interests: environment, sustainable food and agriculture systems, social capital and community development, immigrants and immigration

Abbas Mehdi

Professor

Interests: social change, globalization, Arab countries, Iraq

Tracy E. Ore

Professor

Interests: sustainable agriculture, technology of teaching and learning, race and ethnicity, inequality

Ajay Panicker

Professor

320-308-2294 | Stewart Hall 251
appanicker@stcloudstate.edu
Interests: social inequality, social movements, political-economy, race and class

Elizabeth D. Scheel-Keita

Professor
Director Applied Sociology Program

Interests: gender and violence, sociology of the body, social problems and deviance, sociology of youth, and community organizing

Sandrine Zerbib

Professor

320-308-3046 | Stewart Hall 266
sazerbib@stcloudstate.edu

Interests: sexual and immigration policy, European Union, gender, sexuality

Co-Director: SCSU Survey Center

Jiping Zuo

Professor

320-308-2136 | Stewart Hall 261
jzuo@stcloudstate.edu
Interests: marital/gender equality, work and family, China, and socialism

Mary Otremba

Office Manager

320-308-5498 | Stewart Hall 262
meotremba@stcloudstate.edu