The Faculty

The faculty within the Sociology program at USF offers students courses taught from a variety of perspectives and expertise. From law, to experimental social psychology, to the sociology of religion and criminology, students will be taught from faculty who are each experts in their respective field. Many faculty also offer students the opportunity for coursework that extends into the local community, always emphasizing the academic-community connection in all that students learn.

Associated Faculty


Ryan Thornell
Beth O’Toole
Mike Thompson
Robert Barclay
Sharon Cool
Gretchen Hoffman
Mike Grevlos
Jenny Bangsund
Kevin Cole
Chad Nielson