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Darrell R. WalshDarrell R. Walsh

While my doctoral studies focus on political economy and social psychology, the interest in social phenomena within these areas are broad. Curiosity drives my interest to comparatively investigate the cultural features of various nations, particularly with respect to family life, housing tenure, cost of living and income distribution, and political participation. In the area of social psychology, my two decades of service at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, working in the Admissions, Financial Aid, Sociology, Anthropology, and Geography Department, different aspects of student life appeals, specifically the preoccupations of college students.

Twenty-seven (27) years of military service as a Finance-Civil Affairs Officer and three (3) deployments prompts investigations into the re-socialization process for new recruits.

International travelling and applying the sociological perspective is my favorite past-time followed by participation in triathlons.

Research Areas

Comparative Cultures, Political Economy, Military Sociology, and Social Psychology


BS, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (Sociology)

MEd, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (Community Counseling)

  • Introductory to Sociology SOC 1510
  • Sociology of the Family SOC 2150
  • Minorities in American Life SOC 3050
  • American Sociological Association
  • Southern Sociological Society

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