Meredith Whitnah

Meredith Whitnah

Assistant Professor of Sociology
Phone: (805) 565-6155
Email: mwhitnah@westmont.edu
Office Location: Deane Hall 210

Office Hours
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Specialization
Sociology Theory, Sociology of Religion

MEREDITH WHITNAH TO JOIN SOCIOLOGY FACULTY

Meredith Whitnah, who is completing her doctorate at the University of Notre Dame, has accepted an offer to join the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. Her current research for her dissertation focuses on gender within the faith-based NGOs in South Africa that resisted apartheid. Meredith has also served with the Mellon Working Group for “Religion Across the Disciplines,” working alongside Christian Smith. She has taught a variety of courses, including sociological theory, the sociology of religion, and a survey of the Old Testament. She will begin her work at Westmont in January, 2015.