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Dr. Jerry N. Woods

Dr. Jerry Woods

Dr. Jerry N. Woods
Assistant Professor

Office: Taylor Science, Room 204-A
Phone: (910) 672-2220
Fax: (910) 672-1378

Office Hours (Spring 2015):
M   11 am - 2 pm;
W   11 am - 2 pm;
F    11 am - 1 pm;
or by appointment

Dr. Jerry N. Woods is an Assistant Professor of Sociology.  He earned an A.A. in Liberal Arts degree from New York City Community College and both a B.A. in Sociology and a M.S.S.R. (Master of Science in Social Research) from Hunter College, all in the City University of New York (CUNY) system.  Subsequently, he attained both his M. Phil. (Master of Philosophy) and Ph.D. in Sociology from the Graduate School, also, of CUNY.  Dr. Woods has worked in the Program Evaluation/Assessment Department of the New York City Board of Education and has taught at several colleges and universities, both in New York City and in North Carolina, including Fordham, St. John’s, UNC-Pembroke, and Methodist.  His research interests focus on racial inequality and injustice.

Courses Taught
SOCI 330 - Marriage and Family Relations
SOCI 350 - History of Sociological Thought
SOCI 351 - Contemporary Social Theory
SOCI 370 - Sociology of the Black Community
SOCI 390 - Social Behavior and Interaction
SOCI 412 - Race and Ethnic Relations
SOCI 462 - Social Stratification

Areas of Research Interest
Issues in Racial and Class Inequality
African American Sociologists
American Racial Justice and Prisons
Racial and Ethnic Diversity
American Environmental Justice

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