Profiles in "Sociocultural Issues" Expertise Area

  • Alfredo Artiles' scholarship focuses on understanding and addressing educational inequities related to the intersections of disability with other sociocultural differences.
  • Associate Librarian and head of the Social Sciences Division team at ASU Library, Martin frequently partners with academic departments and Centers at ASU to facilitate student learning and provide diverse public programs.
  • Whitaker has been teaching online and brick-and-mortar sociology courses at ASU since 2001.
  • Nakagawa's research explores inequity in education, including work on parent involvement and racial literacy. She is also examining how storytelling may be used in understanding attitudes toward health and race.
  • Kull’s research interests include socio-technical challenges and strategic risks in operations and supply chains.
  • Perez's program of research encompasses both theoretical and applied studies in the area of maladaptive eating, health and mental health, often using a focus on Latino populations.
  • Brown's teaching philosophy is to engage and encourage students to work collaboratively, and guide them towards a core understanding of the course work and its most fundamental principles.
  • Almășan teaches Culture and Society Transformation and Romanian Language and Culture at SILC. She is a former ASU Fulbright scholar (School of Public Affairs - 2010-2011) and holds a doctorate in public management.