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Sociology Faculty

Sociology Faculty

Gregory Hamill, Advisor
Associate Professor of Sociology
B.S. University of Illinois
A.M. University of Michigan
M.A. Loyola University of Chicago
Ph.D. Loyola University of Chicago
Office: 2608, Des Plaines

Megan Klein
Assistant Professor of Anthropology/Sociology
B.A. (Spanish) University of Iowa
B.B.A. (Management) University of Iowa
M.A. (Spanish) Loyola University of Chicago
M.A. (Anthropology) University of Illinois-Chicago
M.A. (Sociology) Loyola University of Chicago
Office: 2704, Des Plaines

Michelle Naffziger-Hirsch
Assistant Professor
B.A. Northwestern University
M.A. Northwestern University
Ph.D. Northwestern University
Office: 3604, Des Plaines

Gwendolyn Nyden
Professor Emerita of Sociology
B.A. Drew University
M.A. University of Illinois
Ph.D. University of Illinois
Office: 2817, Des Plaines

Meet our part time faculty:

Barbara Dayton
A.A. Stephens College
B.A. Pamona College
M.A. California State College at Los Angeles
Office: 2817, Des Plaines

Arthur Lubin
B.A. Louisiana University
M.A. Louisiana University
Ph.D. University of Georgia
Office: B206, Skokie

Traci Minnick
B.A. Western Illinois University
M.A. Western Illinois University
Office: 2817, Des Plaines

Anthony Ramos
B.A. University of Illinois at Chicago
M.A. Loyola University of Chicago
M.Ed. Loyola University of Chicago
Office: 2817, Des Plaines

Cheryl Thayer
B.A. Doan College
M.S. Utah State University
Ph.D. Louisiana State University
Office: 2817, Des Plaines

Academic Program

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November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 18
Registration opens for spring 2016 semester.

November 26, 27
Thanksgiving Recess. College closed.

November 28, 29
Thanksgiving Recess. No classes, College open. (Most offices closed.)

December 24 - January 3
College closed.

January 11
Faculty return for spring 2016 semester.

January 15
Winterim classes end.

January 18
Martin Luther King holiday. College closed.

January 19
Spring 2016 semester classes begin.

January 20
Winterim faculty grading due.

Full Academic Calendar