Faculty Profile

Susan Rose

Charles A. Dana Professor of Sociology; Director of the Community Studies Center (1984)

Contact Information


239 W Louther St Room 301


Susan Rose is interested in life course studies, inequality, and systems of socialization (family, education, and religion), with a particular emphasis on comparative family systems and the interaction of gender, class, and race. Her research has focused on cross-cultural studies of the political economy of religious fundamentalisms, gender violence, sexuality education, and immigration. Other areas of interest include: indigenous studies, social policy, and qualitative research methods..


  • B.A., Dickinson College, 1977
  • M.A., Cornell University, 1982
  • Ph.D., 1984

2016-2017 Academic Year

Spring 2017

WGSS 202 Fam & Gen in Cross-Cult Pers
Cross-listed with SOCI 224-01.

SOCI 224 Fam & Gen in Cross-Cult Pers
Cross-listed with WGSS 202-04.

SOCI 240 Qualitative Methods