Saint Louis University

Faculty and Staff

Full-Time Faculty

Liz Chiarello    Dr. Elizabeth Chiarello
    Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
    Assistant Professor
    Medical Sociology, Law & Society, Organizations, Professions

     Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Wisconsin at Madison
     Economic Sociology; Organizational Theory; Research Methodology

Amy Cooper     Dr. Amy Cooper                                                                                                           
     Ph.D., The University of Chicago
     Assistant Professor
     Medical Anthropology; Public Health; The Body; Citizenship; Latin American and
     Caribbean Studies; Urban Ethnography


Scott Harris     Dr. Scott Harris   
     Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Oregon
     Professor of Sociology
     Social Psychology; Marriage and Family; Social Construction of Equality and Inequality


 Joel Jennings    Dr. Joel Jennings   
     Ph.D. in Geography, University of Cambridge
     Assistant Professor and Director of Sociology
     Citizenship; Immigration; U.S. Latino/a Population 

     Ph.D. in Health Communication, University of Kentucky
     Assistant Professor
     Introduction to Statistics; Research Methods; Medical Sociology

     Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Texas at Austin
     Associate Professor
     Gender; Popular Culture; Bureaucracy

     Ph.D. in Anthropology, University of California at Berkeley
     Associate Professor and Director of Anthropology
     General Anthropology; Biological/Physical Anthropology; Primate Social Behavior
     and Ecology; Evolution of Social Complexity; Life History Strategies;
     Fieldwork and Conservation Issues in Latin America; Ethics in Field Primatology

     Ph.D. in Sociology, University of California - Riverside
     General Research Methods; Introduction to Inferential Statistics; Intermediate
     Qualitative Analysis; Inferential Statistics for Pre-Med Students;
     Evidence-Based Medical Research; Log-Linear and Logit Models;
     Applied Regression Models; Applied Biostatistics for the Medical Sciences;
     Sample Survey Method

     Ph.D. in Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
     Urban: redevelopment, business-community relations, civil unrest, gangs, American
     urban history,urban community and politics, civic culture Race and Ethnicity:
     entrepreneurship, adjustment to urban living, self-help activities, institutional and
     neighborhood development Education: institutional reform, school desegregation,
     policy making

     Ph.D. in Anthropology, Stanford University
     Assistant Professor
     Urban Anthropology, Political Economy, Homelessness, Affect, Consumption,
     Eastern Europe
     (particularly Romania)

Chris Prener     Dr. Christopher G. Prener
     Ph.D., Sociology, Northeastern University
     Assistant Professor
     Health and Illness, Mental Health, Social Stratification, Urban Sociology Work, 
     Social Psychology, Research Methods(Qualitative, Quantitative and Spatial/GIS), 
     Mobile Data Collection Tools

J.S. Onesimo Sandoval     Dr. J.S. Onesimo Sandoval
     Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
     Associate Professor and Co-Director of Public and Social Policy
     Urban Sociology, Demography, Social-Environmental Synthesis, Racial Inequality,
     Latino Sociology Spatial Demography, Spatial Criminology, and Spatial Statistics.

Terry Tomazic     Dr. Terry Tomazic    

     Ph.D. in Sociology, North Carolina State
     Professor and Director of Graduate Program
     Statistical Research and Data Analysis


     Ph.D. in Anthropology, University of Illinois at Chicago   
     Associate Professor
     Archaeology; Anthropology; Biological Anthropology; Forensic Anthropology;
     World Cultures

Department Liaison Librarian

Dr. Miriam E. Joseph
Ph.D. in American Studies, Saint Louis University
Reference Librarian and Professor


Dr. Monica Eppinger Monica Eppinger
Ph.D. in Anthropology of Law, University of California, Berkeley
Comparative Criminal Law; Energy, Economics; EnvironmentInternational Law;
Land Use Law; Legal Ethics; PropertyNational Security Law; Anthropology of Law 


Dr. Scott Cummings
Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Connecticut




Part-time Faculty


Frances Pestello

Frances Pestello

Jameson Ramirez

Jameson Ramirez

Anthony Witherspoon

Anthony Witherspoon



Dr. Chad Huddleston

Forensic Science

Erik Hall



Erik Hall

 JoEllen Leeke

JoEllen Leeke

Samantha Webb

Samantha Webb

Barb Weekley

Barbara Weekley




Bill Monahan


Ashlee Dorsey

Ashlee Dorsey
Administrative Assistant II
Morrissey Hall
1st Floor - Room 1915

Catherine Harris
Administrative Assistant I
Morrissey Hall
1st Floor - Suite 1900
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