Current Graduate Students

Nikki

Nikki Bare

Applied Concentration; barenm@goldmail.etsu.edu
 

Nikki graduated from Appalachian State University in 2008 with a Bachelor’s in Social Work. She has worked in the field of domestic violence and sexual assault where she served as a case manager. Her sociological research interests include program evaluation to improve upon services for individuals with disabilities, resiliency among disadvantaged groups, and the collective trust  and altruism of rural religious groups.

 
 Michael

Michael Boling

Thesis Concentration; zmdb22@goldmail.etsu.edu

Michael's interests include gender and sexuality, religion and spirituality, and sociolinguistics. He also enjoys literature and film, and holds a BA in English

 Ashley

Ashley Cano

Applied Concentration;  canoan@goldmail.etsu.edu

Ashley is interested in research broadly and in particular is interested in religion and cultural issues.

Stephanie  

Stephanie Elliott

Applied Concentration; elliottsp@goldmail.etsu.edu

Stephanie is interested in technology and social media and how they are impacting learning and engagement in college classrooms. 

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Jason Frazier

Thesis Concentration;  frazierjp@goldmail.etsu.edu
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Joshua Ison

Thesis Concentration; ison@goldmail.etsu.edu

Joshua is studying body modifications and they're effects on the people that obtain them.

Erin

Erin Mauck

Thesis Concentration;  maucke@goldmail.etsu.edu

Erin graduated from ETSU this past May with a BS in Sociology (minor in biology). She enjoys many areas of Sociology, including research and stats, but her main area of research interest is social problems.

Adria     

Adria McLaughlin

Thesis Concentration;  mclaughlina@goldmail.etsu.edu

Research Interests: Gender, Deviance, & Subcultures.

My current research goals are exploring gender dynamics within subcultural music scenes and the investigation of women’s experiences as band members. My long-term goals are to teach sociology.

   
Jessica 

Jessica Sykes

Applied Concentration; sykes@goldmail.etsu.edu

Jessica's  main area of interest is how mainstream media affects & guides society. She would like to do survey/market research in that area.  She am also very interested in gender issues as well as crime & deviance.

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Shonetra Walker

Applied Concentration; zsrw14@goldmail.etsu.edu
 
   Lilian

Lilian Walsh

Applied Concentration;  walshl@goldmail.etsu.edu

Lilian's interests include the Cultural, Medical and Environmental aspects of Anthropology & Sociology.