Major in Sociology and Anthropology

Bachelor of Arts Degree • School of Arts and Sciences

Sociology and Anthropology Major


Helen Blouet

Helen C. Blouet

, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Anthropology

Phone: (315) 223-2468
Office: 121 DePerno Hall

Helen Blouet received her B.A. in anthropology from The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. ...More About Helen C. Blouet

Jessica Singer

Jessica F. Brown

, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Sociology

Phone: (315) 792-3764
Office: 120 DePerno Hall

Jessica Singer received her B.A. in sociology and anthropology with a minor in women's studies from Canisius College, and her Ph.D. from the University at Albany, State University of New York. ...More About Jessica F. Brown

Professor Thomas Crist, Ph.D.

Thomas Crist

, Ph.D.
Professor of Physical Therapy

Phone: (315) 792-3390
Office: R304 Romano Hall

A forensic anthropologist, Dr. Crist is Harold T. Clark Jr. Professor of Anthropology and co-director of UC's annual forensic anthropology field school in Butrint, Albania. ...More About Thomas Crist

Kyle Green, Assistant Professor of Sociology

Kyle D. Green

, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Sociology

Phone: (315) 792-3510
Office: 119 DePerno Hall
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Kyle Green is an Assistant Professor at Utica College. He received his MA degree in geography and PhD in sociology from the University of Minnesota. His research interests include culture, gender, research, methods, sport, storytelling, and the body. ...More About Kyle D. Green

Dr. John Johnsen, M.A., Ph.D., Dean of the School of Business and Justice Studies

John H. Johnsen

, Ph.D.
Academic Affairs Administrator

Phone: (315) 792-3122
Office: DePerno Hall
Academic Affairs

John H. Johnsen received his BA and MA in Anthropology from Case Western Reserve University and his Ph.D. from the University of Buffalo. His early research was in the areas of psychological and cognitive anthropology and urban organization, but after he joined the faculty at Utica College he moved in the direction of an interest in medical anthropology, and the study of Native American history and culture. More recently his work has focused on ecological anthropology. Currently he is serving as the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. ...More About John H. Johnsen

Laura Klepinger

Laurah E. Klepinger

, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Phone: (315) 792-3275
Office: 118 DePerno Hall

Laurah Klepinger is a cultural anthropologist and Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Utica College (2016-17). Courses she is teaching at UC are: Introduction to Anthropology (ANT 101), Food and Culture (ANT 367), Medical Anthropology (ANT 415), and a Special Topics (ANT 300) course called Inside Globalization. ...More About Laurah E. Klepinger

Professor Polly J. Smith, Ph.D.

Polly J. Smith

, Ph.D.
Assoc Prov Online Learn VP OES

Phone: (315) 792-3376
Office: 207 DePerno Hall

Polly J. Smith received her Ph.D. in sociology from the University at Albany (SUNY). Her primary research interest is the relationship between neighborhood characteristics and larger urban phenomena (ie: segregation). ...More About Polly J. Smith

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Helen Blouet, Ph.D.
Chair of Sociology/Anthropology
121 DePerno Hall

315) 223-2468
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