Heather Albanesi, Ph.D.

Heather Albanesi

Heather Albanesi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Sociology

Dr. Albanesi is an Associate Professor and the Chair of the Sociology Department at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. She was the Graduate Director of the MA program in Sociology from 2006-2013 and continues to be very involved with the Master's program. Dr. Albanesi received her Ph.D. (2001) in Sociology from the University of California at Berkeley. She received her M.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and completed her undergraduate studies at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. Research interests include heterosexuality, gender, education, disability, and religion. She currently teaches both graduate and undergraduate courses in social theory, sexuality, gender, class stratification, religion, disability and culture. She is President-Elect (2014-2015) of the Western Social Science Association and will serve as President of that organization for 2015-2016.  http://www.wssaweb.com