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Dave Aftandilian

Dave Aftandilian

Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director of Human-Animal Relationships (HARE) minor

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  • Coeditor, Grounding Education in the Environmental Humanities: Exploring Place-Based Pedagogies in the South (Routledge, 2019)
  • Author, “Animals and Religion,” in Whitney A. Bauman, Richard R. Bohannon II, and Kevin J. O’Brien, eds., Grounding Religion: A Field Guide to the Study of Religion and Ecology, second ed. (Routledge, 2017)
  • Coeditor, City Creatures: Animal Encounters in the Chicago Wilderness (Univ. of Chicago Press, 2015)
  • Author, “Interpreting Animal Effigies from Precontact Native American Sites: Applying an Interdisciplinary Method to Illinois Mississippian Artifacts,” pp. 62-70 in María Cecilia Lozada and Barra Ó Donnabhain, eds., The Dead Tell Tales: Essays in Honor of Jane E. Buikstra (Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press, 2013)
  • Coauthor, “Using Garden-Based Service-Learning to Work Toward Food Justice, Better Educate Students, and Strengthen Campus-Community Ties,” Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship 6 (2013): 55-69
Edgard Campos, Ph.D

Edgar Campos

Assistant Professor

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  • 2021. “Viva Mexico! The Cultural Politics Behind the 1968 Mexico City Olympic Bid” with Douglas Hartmann of the University of Minnesota. Journal of Olympic Studies Issue 4.1.
  • 2022 Campos, Edgar Jesus, and Douglas Hartmann. 2022. “Book review: Privilege at Play: Class, Race, Gender, and Golf in México.” International Journal of Comparative Sociology 62(4): 353-354.
  • 2021 Campos, Edgar Jesus, and Amy August. 2021. “Reading Discussion Guide.” Pp. 225-228 in Sparked: George Floyd, Racism, and the Progressive Illusion, edited by W.R. Jacobs, W.T. Taiwo, and A. August. Saint Paul, MN: Minnesota Historical Society Press.
Jeannine Gailey, Ph.D.

Jeannine A. Gailey


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  • Prohaska, Ariane, and Gailey, Jeannine A., editors. 2021. “Fat Oppression around the World: Intersectional, Interdisciplinary, and Methodological Innovations.” Routledge.
  • Gailey, Jeannine A. 2021. “The Violence of Fat Hatred in the ‘Obesity Epidemic’”. Humanity and Society.
  • Gailey, Jeannine A. and Hannele Harjunen. 2019. “A Cross-Cultural Examination of Fat Women’s Bodies: Stigma and Gender in North American and Finnish Culture.” Feminism & Psychology, 29(3), 374–390.
  • Taylor, Hannah and Jeannine A. Gailey. 2019. “Fiction Meets Reality: A Comparison of Dietland and the Experiences of North American Fat Women”, Fat Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Weight and Body Size, DOI: 10.1080/21604851.2019.1644984
  • Gailey, Jeannine A. The Hyper(in)visible Fat Woman: Weight and Gender Discourse in Contemporary Society. 2014. Palgrave Macmillan.
Miguel  Leatham

Miguel Leatham

Senior Instructor

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  • 2016. “Messianic and Revitalization Movements.” In The Cambridge History of Religions in Latin America. V. Garrard-Burnett, P. Freston, S. Dove, eds. Pp. 207-219. New York: Cambridge University Press.
  • 2005. “New Religious Movements: New Religions in Latin America.” In Encyclopedia of Religion, 2nd ed. Lindsay Jones, ed.-in-chief. 10:6575-6582. Detroit, MI: MacMillan Reference USA.
  • 2004. Garma Navarro, Carlos, Miguel C. Leatham. “Pentecostal Adaptations in Rural and Urban Mexico: An Anthropological Assessment.” Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos 20(1):145-166.
  • 2003. “Shaking Out the Mat”: Schism and Organizational Transformation at a Mexican Ark of the Virgin.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42(2):175-187.
  • 2001. “Ambiguous Self-Identity and Conflict in Ethnological Fieldwork on a Mexican Millenarian Colony.” In Toward Reflexive Ethnography: Participating, Observing, Narrating. Religion and the Social Order 9:77-92. David G. Bromley and Lewis F. Carter, eds. Amsterdam: JAI.

David Sandell

Associate Professor

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  • Open Your Heart: Religion and Cultural Poetics of Greater Mexico. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press.
  • “Mexican Retablos.” Journal of Folklore Research 51, no. 1:13–47.
  • “Mexican Pilgrimage, Migration, and Discovery of the Sacred.” Journal of American Folklore 126, no. 502:361–385.
Carol Thompson, Ph.D.

Carol Thompson

Professor and Department Chair

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  • Young, Robert L. and Carol Y. Thompson (2019) “Exploring Empathy, Compassion Fatigue and Burnout among Feral Cat Caretakers.” Society & Animals 28(2):151-170.
  • Young, Robert L. and Carol Y. Thompson (2017)  “Morality as Discursive Accomplishment Among Animal Rescue Workers.” Deviant Behavior 38(8):879-894.
  • Thompson, Carol Y. and Young, Robert L. (2014) “Cooling Out the Mark in Pet Adoption.” Society & Animals, 22:333-351.
  • Thompson, Carol Y. (2014) “Animal Cruelty,” In C. Forsyth, & H. Copes (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Social Deviance (Vol. 5:25-28, pp 25-28). Thousand Oaks CA: SAGE Publications Inc.
  • Thompson, Carol Y. and Platt, Chelsea. (2014)  Euthanasia. In C. Forsyth, & H. Copes (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Social Deviance. (Vol. 5, pp. 264-267). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications Inc.
Angela Thompson, Ph.D.

Angela Thompson

Senior Instructor

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  • Thompson, Angela L and Keith Whitworth (2016). SociologicalYou, Fort Worth, TX, USA: United Textbook and Authors Co-op.
  • Thompson, Angela L.  (2016). “The Weddings Hustle”  Consumer Digest Magazine. September/October issue.
  • Thompson, Angela L. (2009). Unveiled: Secrets of the Wedding Industry, Fort Worth: Alegna Publishing.
  • Thompson, Angela L. (1997). “White Veils, Black Brides.” Signature Bride volume 3, number 2: 70-73.
Keith Whitworth, Ph.D.

Keith Whitworth

Instructor II

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  • Burns, R., Thompson, C. & Whitworth, K. (2007) “Responding to Internet Fraud: Perceptions and Preparedness of County and Municipal Level Law Enforcement.” International Journal of Crime, Criminal Justice and Law, 2, 213-232.
  • Burns, R., Whitworth, K., & Thompson, C. (2003). “Assessing Law Enforcement Preparedness to Address Internet Fraud.” Journal of Criminal Justice, 32, 477-493.
Amina  Zarrugh

Amina Zarrugh

Associate Professor

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  • Zarrugh, Amina and Luis A. Romero. (Forthcoming). “Genetic Racialization: Ancestry Tests and the Reification of Race.” Social Problems.
  • Romero, Luis A. and Amina Zarrugh. (2023). “Teaching Race After the Genome: An Approach to Challenging Biological Understandings of Race in the Classroom.” Sociology of Race and Ethnicity. DOI: 10.1177/23326492231172746
  • Zarrugh, Amina. (2023). “Uncertainty as Statecraft: Family Movements Contesting Disappearance.” Women's Studies Quarterly  51 (12): 97-115.
  • Zarrugh, Amina. (2022). “Toward a Sociology of Family Movements: Lessons from the Global South.” Sociology Compass 16 (5): 1-12.
  • Charrad, Mounira M., Amina Zarrugh, and Hyun Jeong Ha. (2021). “The Reclamation Master Frame: A Visual Study of the Arab Uprisings.” Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change  44: 11-36.