College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology

Faculty Profiles

Sociology Faculty


Phyllis BakerPhyllis Baker

Professor of Sociology 
(319) 273-2786 Bartlett 1126A
Ph.D. (1988), University of California-San Diego.
Gender, Qualitative Methods, Sports, Immigration

On Leave Fall 2015

AduaLazarus Adua

Assistant Professor of Sociology

(319) 273 6329 Bartlett 1123 

Ph.D. (2009), The Ohio State University.  

Human Dimensions of Energy, Climate Change and Resource Utilization; Local Governance; Research Methods and Survey methodology; and Applied Research (Evaluation Research)

Curriculum Vita

Harry BrodHarry Brod

Professor of Sociology and Humanities
(319) 273-2693 Bartlett 1117 
Ph.D. (1981), University of California-San Diego.
Gender Studies, Jewish Studies, social and political theory, humanities, modern European thought, critical studies of masculinities, whitenesses and heterosexualities


Curriculum Vita

Xavier EscandellXavier Escandell

Associate Professor of Sociology
(319) 273-3932 Bartlett 2130
Ph.D. (2005), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Immigration and Transnationalism, Race/Ethnic Inequality, Social Demography, Research Methods, European Union

Carissa FroyumCarissa Froyum

Associate Professor of Sociology
(319) 273-6294 Bartlett 1115
Ph.D. (2007), North Carolina State University.
Social Inequality (Race, Class, Gender), Sexuality, Sociology of Families, Feminist Theory, Qualitative Methods

Gene LutzGene Lutz

Emeritus Professor
Ph.D. (1971) Iowa State University
Research Methods/Statistics, Public Health, Public Opinion, Evaluation 

Kristin MackKristin Mack

Professor of Sociology
(319) 273-7630 Bartlett 2118
Ph.D. (1995), Iowa State University.
Family and Life Course, Research Methods, Social Gerontology 

Marybeth StalpMarybeth Stalp

Professor of Sociology and Interim Department Head
(319) 273-6235 Bartlett 2112
Ph.D. (2001), The University of Georgia.
Sociology of Gender, Sociology of Culture, Sociology of Leisure, Qualitative Methods


Curriculum Vita