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Faculty

Amy Armenia, PhD

Amy Armenia, PhD

Professor and Department Chair

Cornell Social Sciences Building (CSS) - Office 115

T. 407.646.2277

BS, University of Massachusetts Amherst 
MA, University of Massachusetts
PhD, University of Massachusetts

Amy Armenia's research focuses on the intersection of family and work, looking both at how parents balance work and family, and the challenges and contradictions faced by those who do paid care work (e.g., child care, elder care, health care).

Stephanie Gonzalez Guittar, PhD

Stephanie Gonzalez Guittar, PhD

Assistant Professor

Cornell Social Sciences Building (CSS) - Office 108

T. 407.646.2653

BA, University of Central Florida
MA, University of Central Florida
PhD, University of Central Florida

Stephanie Gonzalez Guittar’s main research interests focus on the intersectionality of poverty and homelessness. Her research is concentrated on the experiences of families living in motels in Central Florida; however, her collective research interests and published works also focus on gender, reproduction, food insecurity, and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Amy McClure, PhD

Amy McClure, PhD

Associate Professor

Cornell Social Sciences Building (CSS) - Office 113

T. 407.975.6424

BA, Florida Atlantic University
MS, North Carolina State University
PhD, North Carolina State University

Certificate in Women's Studies Florida Atlantic University

Amy McClure's research is focused on examining the processes under which social inequalities are created, maintained, and reproduced within a variety of contexts. Her most current research project involves a qualitative examination of atheist and Pagan parenting in the Bible Belt South. Other scholarly interests include gender, race, social class, sexualities, families, microsociology, popular culture, religion, feminist theory, and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Matthew Nichter, PhD

Matthew Nichter, PhD

Assistant Professor

Cornell Social Sciences Building (CSS) - Office 111

T. 407.646.2286

BA, Brown University
MS, University of Wisconsin - Madison
PhD, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Matthew Nichter is a historical sociologist who teaches courses on inequality and social movements. His research focuses on the relationship between the African-American freedom struggle, labor unions, and the socialist movement. His article “Did Emmett Till Die in Vain? Organized Labor Says No!” is forthcoming in the journal Labor

Staff

Flora van Breemen

Flora van Breemen

Administrative Assistant

Cornell Social Sciences Building (CSS) - Office 110

T. 407.646.2670