Amanda Moras, Ph.D.

Amanda Moras, Ph.D.

Associate Professor/ CAS Assistant Dean , Sociology
Assistant Dean for Student Success for CAS , College Of Arts And Sciences

Dr. Amanda Moras is an Associate Professor of Sociology and the Assistant Dean of Student Success for the College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Moras' professional interests include Racial and Ethnic Relations, Sociology of Violence, Gender, Sexualities, Labor and Immigration, Feminist Theory and Qualitative Methodologies.

Degrees and Certifications

    • Ph.D. 2007, Sociology, University of Florida
    • Certificate of Women’s Studies and Gender Research, 2007, University of Florida
    • M.A. 2005, Sociology, University of Florida
    • B.A. 2003, Sociology William Patterson University

Teaching Responsibilities

    • Introduction to Social Theory
    • Applied Social Theory
    • Diversity and Oppression
    • The Sociological Imagination
    • The Society and the Individual
    • Sociology of Gender Research

Research Interests and Grants

    • 2012 University Research and Creativity Grant, Investigation into the Occupational and Emotional Experiences of Sexual Assault Crisis Advocates
    • 2009 Central Connecticut State University, Dean’s Research Initiative Grant
    • 2009 Central Connecticut State University, Diversity Grant, Gender Identity and the Law
    • 2006 University of Florida, Ruth McQuown Dissertation Award, Paying for Domestic Work: White Women Negotiating Race, Class and Privilege

Awards and Fellowships

    • 2011 Sacred Heart University, Research and Creativity Course Release
    • 2011-2012 Sacred Heart University, Faculty Development Travel Award
    • 2007 Dickinson College, Faculty Research Award
    • 2006 University of Florida, Vandiver Teaching Award

Publications and Presentations

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Contact Information

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