Faculty and Staff

Sociology Program

  • All full-time faculty who are tenured or on the tenure track have earned the PhD degree.
  • Faculty are active in research, publications, professional associations, and community service.
  • The specialties and research interests of faculty crosscut national, international, and inter-continental boundaries.
  • Faculty have mentoring experience and extensive community contacts.

Karin Abel
Assistant Professor
PhD, Utah State University, 2015
212 F, Elliott Hall
(615) 963-5553
kabel@tnstate.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Abel

Emma Banks
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
PhD, Vanderbilt University, 2020
(615) 963-5511
ebanks11@tnstate.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Banks

Ranae Evenson Newhouse
Full-Time Temporary Instructor
PhD, Vanderbilt University, 2006
212, Elliott Hall
(615) 963-5511
revenson@tnstate.edu

Evenson

Robert Hampton
Professor
PhD, University of Michigan, 1977

Dr. Hampton retired in December 2020. Thank you for your years of service!

Hampton

Barbara Kilbourne 
Professor
PhD, University of Texas, 1991
211 A, Elliott Hall
(615) 963-5557
bkilbourne@tnstate.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Kilbourne

Roger W. Y. Klomegah
Associate Professor
PhD, South Dakota State University, 1996
212 E, Elliott Hall
(615) 963-1497
rklomega@tnstate.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Klomegah

Mahgoub Mahmoud
Professor
PhD, Brown University, 1983
212 G, Elliott Hall
(615) 963-5554
mmahmoud@tnstate.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Mahmoud

Shakisia McKethan
Administrative Assistant III
212, Elliott Hall
(615) 963-5511
smckethan@tnstate.edu

McKethan

Oscar Miller, Jr.
Professor and Department Head
PhD, Vanderbilt University, 1993
212 J, Elliott Hall 
(615) 963-5559
omiller@tnstate.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Miller

Michelle Randolph
Part-Time Temporary Instructor
MA, Western Kentucky University, 2003
210, Elliott Hall
(615) 963-5557
mrando14@tnstate.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Randolph
Edward Kelly Sanford
Associate Professor
PhD, Howard University, 1991
212 C, Elliott Hall
(615) 963-5793
esanford@tnstate.edu

Curriculum Vitae
Sanford
Josie Scales
Professor
PhD, Howard University, 1989
212 B, Elliott Hall
(615) 963-7770
jscales@tnstate.edu

Curriculum Vitae
Scales






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