Meet the Social Service Faculty
The interdisciplinary Social Service minor brings together the expertise of professors from a variety of backgrounds including anthropology and sociology and psychology.
Associate Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley, 1992"I am currently working on a book ... [that] analyzes the ways in which social movements of the Left and the Right make sense of, politicize, and form alliances to deal with the processes frequently labeled with the term 'globalization.'"
Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., University of Rochester, 1994 "My research has recently been investigating how values relate to well-being in various nations around the world, as well as what leads some people to become especially focused on different types of values."
Lecturer in Anthropology-Sociology
A.M., University of Chicago, 2008
Carol St. Amant
Lecturer in Anthropology and Sociology
M.A., Roosevelt University, 1969
M.A., University of Chicago, 1997"As a professional social worker, while I worked in several different fields of practice, the bulk of my professional career was in the area of public child welfare delivery."
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Britt Anderson encourages current Knox students to take classes in constitutional law, LSAT preparation, and to be ready to focus only on the study of law.
Scholar John Agnew aims to debunk myths and promote a better understanding of the dimensions of immigration in the United States and elsewhere.
Politically active and community-oriented, Alex Uzarowicz will serve in the Peace Corps in Central America after graduating from Knox College. Later, he plans to attend law school and run for public office.
I study the problems associated with materialistic values that favor money, image, and status: these problems include lower happiness, less civility, and more ecological degradation. I am Tim
Kasser, Professor of Psychology, and...
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