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About Amanda Moras

Dr. Amanda Moras' professional interests include Racial and Ethnic Relations, Sociology of Violence, Gender, Sexualities, Labor and Immigration, Feminist Theory and Qualitative Methodologies.

Degrees and Certifications: Ph.D. 2007, Sociology, University of Florida; Certificate of Women’s Studies and Gender Research, 2007, University of Florida; M.A. 2005, Sociology, University of Florida; B.A. 2003, Sociology William Patterson University.

Teaching Responsibilities: Introduction to Social Theory; Applied Social Theory; Diversity and Oppression; The Sociological Imagination; The Society and the Individual; Sociology of Gender Research.

Research Interests & Grants: 2012 University Research and Creativity Grant, Investigation into the Occupational and Emotional Experiences of Sexual Assault Crisis Advocates; 2009 Central Connecticut State University, Dean’s Research Initiative Grant; 2009 Central Connecticut State University, Diversity Grant, Gender Identity and the Law; 2006 University of Florida, Ruth McQuown Dissertation Award, Paying for Domestic Work: White Women Negotiating Race, Class and Privilege Honors, Awards & Fellowship; 2011 Sacred Heart University, Research and Creativity Course Release; 2011-2012 Sacred Heart University, Faculty Development Travel Award; 2007 Dickinson College, Faculty Research Award; 2006 University of Florida, Vandiver Teaching Award.

Dr. Moras has been awarded Tenure, effective 09/01/2017.

Positions

2017 Present Associate Professor, CAS Assistant Dean & Assistant Dean for Student Success for CAS, Sacred Heart University Department of Sociology
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March 2017 Assistant Professor Sociology, Director Thomas More Honors Program, Sacred Heart University Department of Sociology
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September 2017 Tenured Faculty, Sacred Heart University Department of Sociology
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September 2016 Associate Professor, Sacred Heart University Department of Sociology
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Curriculum Vitae




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Honors and Awards

  • 2011 Sacred Heart University, Research and Creativity Course Release
  • 2011-2012 Sacred Heart University, Faculty Development Travel Award
  • 2007 Dickinson College, Faculty Research Award
  • 2006 University of Florida, Vandiver Teaching Award
  • 2012 University Research and Creativity Grant, Investigation into the Occupational and Emotional Experiences of Sexual Assault Crisis Advocates
  • 2009 Central Connecticut State University, Dean’s Research Initiative Grant
  • 2009 Central Connecticut State University, Diversity Grant, Gender Identity and the Law
  • 2006 University of Florida, Ruth McQuown Dissertation Award, Paying for Domestic Work: White Women Negotiating Race, Class and Privilege
  • Promotion & Tenure Award, September 2017

Courses

  • Sociology of Gender Research
  • The Society and the Individual
  • The Sociological Imagination
  • Diversity and Oppression
  • Applied Social Theory
  • Introduction to Social Theory

Education

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2007 Ph.D., University of Florida ‐ Sociology
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2005 M.A., University of Florida ‐ Sociology
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2003 B.A., William Patterson University ‐ Sociology
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Contact Information

Department of Sociology
Melady Hall Room 235
203-371-7768

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Articles (13)

Contributions to Books (1)

Book Reviews (3)

Presentations (1)

Unpublished Papers (1)