Faculty

Full Time Faculty


Karolyn Tyson

Chair and Professor
Interests: Education, social inequality, and social psychology
Fall 2022 Class: N/A
Email: kt801@georgetown.edu


Corey D. Fields

Associate Professor, Idol Family Term Chair
Interests: African American studies, culture and politics, and the relationship between identity, experience, and culture
Fall 2022 Class: Sociological Theory (SOCI 2902-01) – Office Hours: Tuesdays 11am – 1pm
Email: cdf46@georgetown.edu


Robert Groves

Provost, Gerard Campbell SJ Professor
Interests: Global cities, statistics, social cognitive and behavioral influences on the quality of statistical information
Fall 2022 Classes: N/A
Email: bgroves@georgetown.edu


Kathleen Guidroz

Associate Teaching Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Interests: Gender, sexuality, transgender studies, victimization studies
Fall 2022 Classes: Introduction to Sociology (SOCI 1001-01),
Sociology of Sexualities (SOCI 3260-01) – Office Hours: Tuesdays 12:30 – 2:30pm, Wednesdays 9:30-11:30am
Email: kg578@georgetown.edu


Becky Yang Hsu

Associate Professor
Interests: Sociology of religion, organizations and institutions, global and transnational sociology, sociology of culture
Fall 2022 Classes: Sociology Senior Seminar I (SOCI 4961-02) – Office Hours: Wednesdays 4 – 5pm (sign up here)
Email: bh297@georgetown.edu


Gözde Güran

Assistant Professor, Joint Appointment with SFS/Walsh
Interests: Economic sociology, migration studies, and cultural sociology
Fall 2022 Classes: Sociology Senior Seminar I (SOCI 4961-01) – Office Hours: Thursdays 2 – 4pm (sign up here)
Email: gg754@georgetown.edu


Yuki Kato

Assistant Professor
Interests: Urban sociology, urban agriculture, food justice, environmental justice, consumption
Fall 2022 Classes: Methods of Social Research (SOCI 2901-01) – Office Hours: Tuesdays 11am – 12pm (Car Barn 209 or Zoom), Wednesdays 2 – 3pm (Car Barn 209 or Zoom), Thursdays 7 – 8pm (Zoom only) – Zoom Meeting ID: 936 1831 8141 Passcode: 737785
Email: yk483@georgetown.edu


Brian J. McCabe

Associate Professor, Faculty Director for Research & Scholarship in Georgetown’s Center for Social Justice
Interests: Housing policy, cities, community, social inequality, poverty and mobility, quantitative methods
Fall 2022 Classes: N/A, on leave of absence to serve in the Biden Administration
Email: mccabeb@georgetown.edu


Dennis McNamara, S.J.

Park Professor Sociology & Korean Studies, Special Assistant to the University President for China Affairs
Interests: Socio-economic development in East Asia (Japan and South Korea), innovation in Southern China, comparative study of innovation systems
Fall 2022 Class: Economy & Society in East Asia (SOCI 4427-01) – Office Hours: Mondays 11am – 12pm, Tuesdays 4 – 5pm, and by appointment
Email: mcnamard@georgetown.edu


Alyssa Newman

Assistant Professor, Joint Appointment with KIE
Interests: Sociology of race and ethnicity, assisted reproductive technologies, racial health inequities, bioethics
Fall 2022 Class: Sociology of Health & Illness (SOCI 3709-02) – Office Hours: Wednesdays 10:30am – 12:30pm and by appointment
Email: an941@georgetown.edu


Kristin Perkins

Assistant Professor
Interests: Urban sociology, housing and neighborhoods, family demography
Fall 2022 Classes: Statistics for Social Research (SOCI 2903-01) – Office Hours: Tuesdays 2 – 4pm and by appointment
Email: Kristin.Perkins@georgetown.edu


Carla Shedd

Associate Professor
Interests: Race and ethnicity, criminalization and criminal justice, social inequality, urban policy, education, and law
Fall 2022 Classes: Urban Inequality (SOCI 4119-01), Race, Crime and Law (SOCI 4592-01) – Office Hours: Tuesdays 11am – 12:30pm and by appointment
Email: cs2084@georgetown.edu


Sarah Stiles

Teaching Professor
Interests: Ethics, flourishing, global cities, law and society, social entrepreneurship
Fall 2022 Classes: Introduction to Sociology (SOCI 1001-02, SOCI 1001-03), Race, Society, and Cinema (SOCI 4033-01) – Office Hours: Wednesdays 12 – 1:45pm, Thursdays 9 – 10:45am, and by appointment
Email: scs52@georgetown.edu


Affiliate Faculty

Pamela Herd

Professor, McCourt School of Public Policy
Interests: Intersection of inequality with health, aging, and policy; survey research, biodemographic methods
Fall 2022 Class: Methods of Policy Analysis (PPOL 622-01)
Email: ph627@georgetown.edu


Rebecca Johnson

Assistant Professor, McCourt School of Public Policy
Interests: K-12 education, quantitative methods, computational social science 
Email: rj545@georgetown.edu


Judith Perez Caro

Director of Engaged Scholarship and Pedagogy and Assistant Research Professor, The Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching, and Service
Interests: Race, diversity and inequality
Email: jp1371@georgetown.edu


Eva Rosen

Associate Professor, McCourt School of Public Policy
Interests: Urban sociology, poverty and inequality, race and ethnicity, ethnography, social policy, immigration, crime, and culture
Fall 2022 Class: Urban Inequality (PPOL 625-01)
Email: ejr73@georgetown.edu


Christine Schiwietz

Assistant Dean for Curricular and Academic Advising
Interests: New technologies & society; gender roles, peace, security and international development
Fall 2022 Classes: SFS Proseminar (INAF 100-75),
International Affairs Internship Qatar (INAF 335-70)
Email: kjs58@georgetown.edu 


Jamillah Bowman Williams

Director, Professor of Law
Interests: Civil rights and discrimination, labor and employment law, psychology, behavioral economics and cognitive science
Fall 2022 Class: Employment Discrimination (LAWJ 150 v05)
Email: bowmanj@georgetown.edu


Adjunct Faculty

Elif Andaç-Jones

Adjunct Professor
Interests: Middle East, international politics, social policy, survey research
Fall 2022 Class: Introduction to Sociology (SOCI 1001-05) – Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:45 – 5:30pm and by appointment
Email: ea568@georgetown.edu


William Daddio

Adjunct Professor
Interests: Terrorism, mitigating bioterrorism, prevention of transnational crime, and medical and social services in conflict areas
Fall 2022 Class: Sociology of Terrorism (SOCI 1595-01) – Office Hours: Mondays 2 – 7pm
Email: daddiow@georgetown.edu


Britany J. Gatewood  

Adjunct Professor
Interests: Social inequality, criminology, social movements, and scholar activism
Fall 2022 Class: Criminology (SOCI 3594-01) – Office Hours: Mondays and Fridays 9:30 – 10:30am
Email: bg700@georgetown.edu


Kimberlee Holland

Adjunct Professor
Interests: Medical sociology
Fall 2022 Class: Sociology of Health/Illness (SOCI 3709-01) – Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays at 4:45pm for as long as needed
Email: Kimberlee.holland@georgetown.edu


Yeris H. Mayol-Garcia

Adjunct Professor
Interests: Demography, children and family, immigration, Latin American
Fall 2022 Class: N/A
Email: yhm7@georgetown.edu


Gregory White

Adjunct Professor
Interests: Sociology of Education, Civic Education, Educational Transformation, Demography
Fall 2022 Class: Education and Society (SOCI 3863-01) 
Email: gregory.white@georgetown.edu


Emeritus Faculty 

Jose V. Casanova

Professor Emeritus, Senior Fellow, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, & World Affairs
Email: jvc26@georgetown.edu


William McDonald

Professor Emeritus
Email: wfm3@georgetown.edu