Dr. Erik Olin Wright, Professor of Sociology , University of Wisconsin - Madison
Dr. Wright has made significant contributions to sociological theory, and he is a leading scholarn of social class, economic sociology, and political sociology. He served as President of the American Sociological Association in 2012. Dr. Wright received a Ph.D. in Sociology from UC Berkeley in 1976
Reception immediately following lecture: 5:00 – 6:00 p.m., Lobby, 140 Pfahl Hall
Joan Huber received a BA from Penn State in 1945, an MA from Western Michigan in 1962, and a PhD from Michigan State University in 1967. She was assistant professor of sociology at Notre Dame for four years. In 1971, she moved to Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She was Director of Women’s Studies 1978-80, and Head of the Sociology Department 1979-83. In January of 1984, she came to Ohio State as Dean of the College of Social and behavioral Sciences. She also served as Coordinating Dean for the Arts and Sciences, 1984-92, and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost, 1992-93. Dr. Huber retired in 1994 but remains active in research and academia.