Professor and Chair
Ph.D., Sociology, UMass-Amherst
- The Sociological Imagination
- Social Movements
- Sociology of Education (Writing Intensive)
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 Merrimack’s chapter since 2012.