Laura Dent | Department of Sociology

Laura Dent

Teaching Fellow
Concentration: Global and Comparative Sociology
Research Interests: Sociology of disasters and emergency management; Global stratification, inequality, and development (specialty in Sub-Saharan Africa); Marriage and family; Quantitative methods/statistics; Qualitative methods and research design; Sociological theory (classical and contemporary)
B.A., Sociology, Texas Tech University (2007), M.A., Sociology, Texas Tech University (2013)

Thesis: Rape Myth Acceptance in Modern America, under Prof. Julie Harms Cannon

Thesis: "I Want My Kids To Have Great Sex": A Qualitative Inquiry Into Conservative Christian Homes, under Prof. Patricia Maloney

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