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Greg Walker

Dr. Greg Walker

233 Sloan Fine Arts Center
(570) 484-3088

Courses Most Commonly Taught

  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Social Problems
  • Sociological Research
  • Industrial Sociology
  • Sociology of Organizations
  • Urban-Rural Sociology
  • Sociology of Deviance
  • Seminar: Sociology of Masculinity
  • Seminar: Sociology of Economics
  • Seminar: Firearms and Americans

Areas of Expertise

Work Safety, Rural Communities, Urban Communities, Industry, Economics, Stratification, Gender, Race


  • Ph.D. 2003, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • M. A. 1996, Illinois State University
  • A. B. 1993, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Courses Developed:

  • Sociology of Organizations
  • Sociology of Deviance
  • Sociology of Masculinity
  • Sociology of Economics

Research Areas: 

  • Industrial Sociology
  • Work Safety
  • Masculinity
  • Whiteness Studies

Articles Published: 

Walker, Gregory W. Rev of The Male Body at War, by Christina Jarvis.  Journal of Americans Studies. Aug 2005: 322-324. 

Walker, Gregory W. “Disciplining Protest Masculinity,” Men and Masculinities. July 2006: 5-22. 

Walker, Gregory W. Rev of Doormen, by Peter Bearman. Anthropology of Work Review. Sept 2007: 32-33.

Walker, Gregory W. “American Society” Chapter 11 in A Survey of the United Kingdom and the United States of America.  Peking University Press, Beijing, People's Republic of China, 2nd ed., 2008. 

Walker, Gregory W. “A Safety Counterculture Challenge to a Safety Climate,” Safety Science. March 2010: 333-341.  

Walker, Gregory W. Rev of Racial Ambivalence in Diverse Communities, by Meghan Burke. Ethnic and Racial Studies.  Forthcoming. 

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