Regular Faculty

Jan Lin

Jan Lin, Chair

Professor, Sociology; Advisory Committee, Urban and Environmental Policy
B.A., Williams College; M.S., London School of Economics and Political Science; Ph.D., New School for Social Research
Jan Lin's teaching areas are in urban sociology; sociological field methods; globalization; mass media and consumer society; senior seminar; introduction to sociology and a freshman course on Los Angeles.
Professor John Lang

John T. Lang

Associate Professor, Sociology
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University
John Lang is deeply interested in food as a site for sociological exploration.

Richard Mora

Associate Professor, Sociology
B.A., Harvard College (Sociology); M.A., University of Michigan (Education); M.A., Harvard University (Sociology); Ph.D., Harvard University (Sociology & Social Policy)
Dr. Mora teaches courses on masculinities, youth cultures, education, immigration, violence, & social inequality
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Mai Thai

Assistant Professor, Sociology
B.A. Pomona College; Ph.D. Indiana University
I am a sociologist examining topics related to social control, education, youth, and race/ethnicity.
Professor Dolores Trevizo

Dolores Trevizo

Professor, Sociology; Advisory Committee, Latino/a and Latin American Studies
B.A., Occidental College; M.A., Ph.D., UCLA
Dolores Trevizo is a political sociologist and teaches courses in political sociology, social movements and revolutions, theory, immigration to the United States, and quantitative research methods.
Benjamin Weiss

Benjamin Weiss

Assistant Professor, Sociology
B.A. Occidental College, Ph.D. University of Southern California
Benjamin Weiss is a sociologist specializing in gender, deviance and organizations.

On Special Appointment

Charles Potts

Non Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Sociology
B.A., Rhodes College; M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Ph.D., University of Southern California
Min Yoo

Min Yoo

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Sociology
B.A., Occidental College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Riverside