Dr. Todd Schoepflin

Dr.  Todd Schoepflin

Associate Professor

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Timon Hall
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Dr. Schoepflin grew up in Niagara Falls and graduated from Niagara Falls High School in 1990. He received his B.A. in psychology from SUNY Fredonia in 1994 and attended graduate school at Stony Brook University. In 2004, he completed his dissertation at Stony Brook, entitled “A Sociological Analysis of Interracial Interaction at a Predominantly White University.” He has taught at Niagara University since January 1999. His new book is titled Sociology in Stories: A Creative Introduction to a Fascinating Perspective. A description of his book is available on his website. 

Focus of Teaching

Introduction to Sociology, Race & Ethnicity, Social Psychology, Research Methods

Current Research

Writing stories to interpret the social world; the scholarship of teaching Sociology; qualitative research methods; media and popular culture.

Educational Background

Ph.D. in Sociology, Stony Brook University (2004)

Current Involvement

Member of Diversity Leadership Committee; Member of Faculty Athletics Advisory Committee; Member of Title IX Investigative Team; Member of American Sociological Association; Member of Eastern Sociological Society; Former Contributor to Everyday Sociology Blog