Department of Sociology
The University bestows the designation "Graduate Faculty" upon faculty following review of their credentials and recommendation by their colleagues. The University maintains six levels of graduate faculty: (1) Full, (2) Associate, (3) Adjunct, (4) Adjunct Research Co-Mentor, (5) Affiliate, and (6) Adjunct Teaching.
Only Full graduate faculty members may chair doctoral committees. Adjunct Research Co-Mentor members may serve as co-chair of a master's or doctoral committee. Full or Associate graduate faculty may chair master's committees. Only one adjunct or affiliate graduate faculty member may serve as a voting member on any master's or doctoral committee.
Teaching adjunct members may not serve on graduate committees.
SETH ABRUTYN, Assistant Professor, PhD (2009), University of California-Riverside 
WESLEY JAMES, Assistant Professor, PhD (2009), Mississippi State University 
JENI LOFTUS, Associate Professor, PhD (2004), Indiana University 
GRETCHEN PETERSON, Professor, PhD (2000), University of Arizona 
CAROL RAMBO, Associate Professor, PhD (1993), The University of Florida 
JUNMIN WANG, Associate Professor, PhD (2007), New York University 
JOSEPH T. LARISCY, Assistant Professor, PhD (2013), University of Texas at Austin 
NOTE: Expiration date of graduate faculty membership is indicated in brackets.