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Michael DeCesare

Professor and Chair



Ph.D., Sociology, UMass-Amherst


  • The Sociological Imagination
  • Social Movements
  • Sociology of Education (Writing Intensive)
  • Statistics

Professional Experience

Dr. DeCesare’s areas are social movements, education, research methods, and teaching and learning. His articles, essays, and reviews have been published in a variety of scholarly journals. His most recent book is Death on Demand: Jack Kevorkian and the Right-to-Die Movement. An active member of the AAUP, Dr. DeCesare has served as president of the Merrimack College chapter since 2012. 

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



Phone: 978.837.3516
Email: decesarem
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