Ormsbee, J. Todd
Assoc Professor, Humanities
Associate Professor, American Studies
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Fall 2011: W 10:30-12:00, 13:00-15:00; or by appointment; or by online chat
Areas of Expertise: Sociology, History
- Doctor of Philosophy.
Univ Of Kansas Main Campus, 2004
- Master of Arts, American Studies
Univ Of Kansas Main Campus, Kansas, United States, 1998
Religion: Sociology of Religion, particularly contemporary Mormonism.
Gay and Lesbian culture: Primarily from a sociological perspective, but with some historical depth; my own research is focused on gay men.
Symbolic Interaction & Sociological social psychology
Social Theory: Especially the nature, function, origins of culture and how it works, with heavy emphasis in John Dewey and William James' theory of mind and democracy.
Currently beginning a project that hopes to rethink social theory in light of recent research in cognitive science and human evolution.