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Faculty

Stephanie A. Bohon
Professor; Associate Head; Director of Graduate Studies; Co-Director, Center for the Study of Social Justice
Social and Applied Demography, New Destination Immigration, Latino Migration, Ethnic Economies, and Immigrant Incorporation/Adaptation
Email: sbohon@utk.edu


Michelle BrownMichelle Brown
Professor
Carceral Studies; Law & Society; Transformative Justice; Theory, Culture & Media; Feminist Perspectives
Email: mbrow121@utk.edu


Michelle ChristianMichelle Christian
Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies
Critical race and racism, Global political economy, Labor 
Email: mchris20@utk.edu


Meghan ConleyMeghan Conley
Director of Community Partnerships
Crimmigration; Latinx Migration; Participatory Action Research; Social Movements
Email: mconley2@utk.edu


Harry F. DahmsHarry F. Dahms
Professor; Co-Director, Center for the Study of Social Justice; Co-Chair, Committee on Social Theory
Theory (Classical, Contemporary, Critical), Globalization, Economic Sociology/Political Economy, Social Inequalities, Entrepreneurship
Email: hdahms@utk.edu


Shaneda DestineShaneda Destine
Assistant Professor
Race, Class, and Gender; Black Social Movements; Intersectionality; Critical Race and Political Economy
Email: sdestine@utk.edu


Christina ErgasChristina Ergas
Assistant Professor
Environmental Sociology, Environmental Justice, Globalization and Development, Gender and the Environment
Email: cergas@utk.edu


Paul K. GellertPaul K. Gellert
Associate Professor; Director of Global Studies; Associate Director, Center for the Study of Social Justice
Environmental Sociology, Development, Comparative/Historical Sociology, Political Economy, Asian Studies, Global Studies
Email: pgellert@utk.edu


Kasey HenricksKasey Henricks
Assistant Professor
Race and Ethnicity, Public Finance, Research Methods
Email: henricks@utk.edu


Asafa JalataAsafa Jalata
Professor
Political Economy, Global Studies/World-Systems, Race and Ethnicity, Sociology of Development, Globalization and Social Movements, Terrorism Studies, Human Rights, and Africana Studies
Email: ajalata@utk.edu


Robert Emmet JonesRobert Emmet Jones
Professor
Environmental Sociology, Human Dimensions of Ecosystem Management, Public Opinion and Policy, Research Methods, Rural Sociology, Social Psychology
Email: mountain@utk.edu


Zhandarka Kurti
Assistant Professor
Political Economy of Crime and Punishment, Youth Justice, Race, Class, Gender, Crime and Justice, Mass Supervision, Qualitative Research Methods.
Email: zkurti@utk.edu


Lois PresserLois Presser
Professor
Criminological Theory, Narrative Criminology, Harm, Violence, Restorative Justice
Email: lpresser@utk.edu


Jon ShefnerJon Shefner
Professor and Head
Political Economy of Development, Globalization, Social Movements, Latin America
Email: jshefner@utk.edu


Tyler WallTyler Wall
Assistant Professor
Critical Police Studies; State Violence and Racial Capitalism; Law & Society, Race and Class
Email: twall3@utk.edu


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