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Sociology Faculty

PhotoHarriett E. Hayes
Lawrance S. and Carmen C. Miller Chair in Ethics
Department Chair
Associate Professor of Sociology
Office: Bowman 221A
540-828-5654
hhayes@bridgewater.edu
Personal Website
B.A., Kenyon College; M.A., Ph.D., Brandeis University
Teaching Fields: Classical Theory; Family, Group Dynamics, & The Life Cycle
Special Interests: The relationship between humans and their companion animals
Advisor: Social Work Minor.
PhotoBenjamin D. Albers
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Office: Bowman 217
540-828-5726
balbers@bridgewater.edu
B.A., Kenyon College; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University
Teaching Fields: Community Studies; Gender, Crime and Justice, Public Security and Insecurity
Special Interests: The American Militia Movement, Interactionist Theories of Identity, and Gun Policy.
PhotoTimothy J. Brazill
Associate Professor of Sociology
Office: Bowman 224
540-828-5655
tbrazill@bridgewater.edu
Personal Website
B.A., University of Florida; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
Teaching Fields: Research Methods, World Justice Systems, Adjudications and Corrections,
Special Interests: Community Action, Social Networks, and the Supreme Court
Advisor: Crime and Justice Minor
PhotoDavid L. Reznik
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Office: Bowman 223
540-828-5349
dreznik@bridgewater.edu
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., University of Miami; Ph.D., University of Florida
Teaching Fields: Cultural Studies, Global Identities, & Qualitative Methods.
Special Interests: Critical Theory, Globalization, & 21st Century Film.
Advisor: Cultural Studies Minor
PhotoMwizenge S. Tembo
Professor of Sociology
Office: Bowman 225
540-828-5351
mtembo@bridgewater.edu
Personal Website
B.A., University of Zambia; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University
Teaching Fields: African Culture, Anthropology, Development, & Social Inequality.
Special Interests: African dance, storytelling, and the Zambian Diaspora

Adjunct Faculty

PhotoMary Beth Anderson
Office: Bowman 221
meanders@bridgewater.edu
B.A., Eastern Nazarene College; M.S.W:, Boston College
Teaching Fields: Introduction to Social Work & Interventive Methods and Social Work Practices, and SOC 101: Principles of Sociology
Photo Ernest "Skip" Burzumato
Office: Bowman 221
eburzuma@bridgewater.edu
B.A. University of Memphis, Tennessee; M.A. University of Memphis, Tennessee
Teaching Fields: SOC 101: Principles of Sociology
Special Interests: Sociology of Religion, Program Director on the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia