Assistant Professor of Sociology
Phone: (805) 565-6155
Office Location: Deane Hall 210
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
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.