Sociology

Faculty

Deidre Hill-Butler

Associate Professor of Sociology

B.A., Oberlin College; M.A., Cornell University; Ph.D., Clark University

Areas of expertise: sociology of African American culture and African American women’s representations in society

Lippman Hall 206
 (518) 388-8070
 bulterd@union.edu

David Cotter

Professor of Sociology

B.A., College of Wooster; M.A., University of Maryland; Ph.D., University of Maryland

Areas of expertise: stratification and inequality, particularly rural poverty and work-related gender inequality

Lippman Hall 225
 (518) 388-6457
 cotterd@union.edu

Denise Frandino

Lecturer in Sociology

B.S.W., Adelphi University; M.S.W., University of Illinois at Chicago

Areas of expertise: human behavior in the social environment; discrimination in American society; family violence

Lippman Hall 214
 (518) 388-7031
 frandind@union.edu

Melinda A. Goldner

Professor of Sociology

B.A., Tufts University; M.A., Washington State University; Ph.D., Ohio State University

Areas of expertise: health care issues; health social movements

Lippman Hall 217
 (518) 388-6425
 goldnerm@union.edu

Ilene M. Kaplan

Joseph C. Driscoll Professor of Sociology and Marine Policy

B.S., Cornell University; M.A., Princeton University; Ph.D., Princeton University

Areas of expertise: environmental policy; marine policy

Lippman Hall 214
 (518) 388-6230
 kaplani@union.edu

Timothy P. Stablein

Assistant Professor of Sociology

B.S., Bridgewater State College; M.A., University of Massachusetts Boston; Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Areas of expertise: adolescence; deviance; health

Lippman Hall 216
 (518) 388-6712
 stableit@union.edu