George Ansalone, (Ph.D. New York University)
Professor Emeritis of Sociology specializes in the area of
educational sociology and is the author of numerous research
articles and monographs on tracking and educational delivery
Barrett P. Brenton, (Ph.D. University of
Massachusetts-Amherst) Professor of Anthropology is a specialist on
global health and dietary change who has conducted research in
Peru, Kenya, South Africa, Great Britain, and Native American
communities. He also conducts urban archaeological fieldwork and is
consulted as a forensic anthropologist. He has published widely and
is currently co-editor of the international journal of Ecology of
Food and Nutrition, and is President of the Council on Nutritional
Roderick D. Bush, (Ph.D. SUNY Binghamton) Associate
Professor of Sociology specializes in race and ethnicity, the black
experience, social movements, world-systems studies, globalization,
social inequality, social change, urban sociology, community
organizing, political sociology.
Natalie P. Byfield, (Ph.D. Fordham University) Assistant
Professor of Sociology specializes in media sociology, cultural
sociology, race & ethnicities, and race and the media.
Irene J. Dabrowski, (Ph.D. Washington
University) Associate Professor of Sociology specializes in the
sociology of medicine, urban sociology, and the sociology of
education. She is a Hastings Center Scholar who conducts research
on alternative and holistic health care and emerging educational
models. Her teaching emphasizes holistic thought processes,
globalism, and the environment. The focus of her current research
is on interdisciplinarity and its implications for futuristic
Judith DeSena, (Ph.D. City University of New
York) Professor of Sociology does research on urban neighborhoods,
and specializes in the areas of community, gender, urban sociology,
and research methods. She is author of numerous research books and
articles on residential segregation, women's community activism,
and gendered space. Her current works investigates gentrification
and spatial segregation.
William DiFazio, (Ph.D. City University of New
York) Professor of Sociology teaches and does research in work and
technology, urban sociology, social Theory. He is the author
of numerous research articles and books on poverty and work
including The Jobless Future, co-authored with Stanley Aronowitz
and A Little Food and Cold Storage.
Dawn Esposito, (Ph.D. City University of New
York) Associate Professor of Sociology and Department Chair
specializes in gender, social theory, feminist theory, and cultural
studies. Her current work focuses on the construction of
Italian-American representation in the cinema and is part of an
overall project of destabilizing race as an organizing binary of
Anne M. Galvin,
(Ph.D. New School for Social Research) Assistant Professor of
Anthropology teaches and does research in anthropology of
globalization, colonialism; popular culture studies; anthropology
of the state; citizenship; political economy; the Caribbean; the
African diaspora; the United States; anthropological history,
theory and methods.
Indergaard, (Ph.D. Michigan State University)
Professor of Sociology and Anthropology specializes in the areas of
urban sociology, economic sociology, technology and culture. He has
published in Social Problems, Urban Studies, Urban Affairs Review
and Economic Development Quarterly and Silicon Alley: The Rise
and Fall of New York's New Media District, Routledge.
Ino Rossi, (Ph.D. The New School) Professor
Emeritus of Anthropology and Sociology, an expert in French
structuralism has developed and published two volumes on a
post-structural dialectic approach to sociology. He has
applied this approach to the study of long-term reconstruction and
development after earthquakes and to the issues of socio-cultural
and economic development in a global context. His latest
research involves the application of a dialectical framework to
understand globalization processes and global movements.
Judith Ryder, (Ph.D., City University of New
York) Associate Professor, specializes in gender and family
violence, corrections and juvenile delinquency. She has
managed several federally funded research grants focusing on
trauma and violence among youth, prison-based drug treatment and
the effects of incarceration on communities. The editor of Criminal
Justice Abstracts, she has provided training on intensive
after-care programs for serious and violent youthful offenders. Her
most recent book is Girls and Violence, Tracing the Roots of
(Ph.D. University of California, Davis) Professor, specializes in
white-collar crime, methods and criminological theory.
He has written widely in these areas including four recent books on
white-collar crime, including Big Money Crime: Fraud and
Politics in the Savings and Loan Crisis, which won the Albert J.
Reiss Award for Distinguished Scholarship, awarded by the American
Sociological Association in 2001.
Joseph Trumino, (Ph.D. The Graduate School,
City University of New York specializes in urban sociology,
sociology of sport and social theory.
Roberta Villalon, (Ph.D. University of Texas at
Austin) Associate Professor of Sociology devoted to the study and
struggle against government corruption. Areas of
specialization include social theory, political sociology, social
inequality, social movements, immigration, qualitative methodology,
Latin America and Latino/as in the U.S.
Yue (Angela) Zhuo, (Ph.D. University at Albany,
State University of New York) Assistant Professor of
Sociology specializes in international criminology, crime and
social control in China, substance abuse and quantitative