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Sociology

Michael DeCesare


Associate Professor and Chair
Ph.D., Sociology, UMass-Amherst (2004)

 

Dr. DeCesare’s interests are social movements, education, research methods, and teaching and learning. He is a co-editor, with Ieva Zake, of New Directions in Sociology: Essays on Theory and Methodology in the 21st Century (McFarland, 2011) and the author of A Discipline Divided: Sociology in American High Schools (Lexington, 2007). His articles and reviews have appeared in a variety of scholarly journals. Dr. DeCesare is the president of the Merrimack College AAUP chapter. He is on sabbatical leave during the Fall 2014 semester.

                       New Directions in Sociology: Essays on Theory and Methodology in the 21st Century                      A Discipline Divided: Sociology in American High Schools

Curriculum Vitae  

Courses:
  • Ways of Seeing I: The Sociological Imagination (formerly Principles of Sociology)
  • Ways of Knowing I: Research Methods (formerly Research Methodology)
  • Social Movements
  • Sociology of Education
  • Ways of Knowing II: Statistics (formerly Statistical Analysis)

 

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Office: Sullivan Hall 303A

Phone: 978.837.3516

Fax: 978.837.3546

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