Laura W. Steck, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Sociology/Behavioral Sciences
Coordinator, Behavioral Science and Sociology
- B.A., Sociology/Religious Studies, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (1996)
- M.A., Sociology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (1998)
- Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies, University of Connecticut (2004)
- Ph.D., University of Connecticut, Sociology (2006)
- Coordinator, Sociology/Behavioral Sciences
- Introduction to Sociology
- Gender and Society
- Ethnic and Minority Relations
- Sociology of Families
- Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies
- College Students with Children
- Experiential Learning
- Institutional Ethnography
- Motherhood Ideology and Infant Feeding Practices
- Poverty in the United States
- Steck, Laura West, Jennifer Engler, Mary Ligon, Perri Druen, and Erin Cosgrove. 2011. “Doing Poverty: Learning Outcomes among Students Participating in the Community Action Poverty Simulation Program.” Teaching Sociology. 39(3).
- Verrecchia, P.J. and Laura West Steck. Forthcoming. “Words Mean Things: The Social Construction of Reality and Restorative Justice.“In J. Charlton, P. Verrecchia, and D. Polizzi (Eds.) International Perspectives on Restorative Justice in Education. Ontario, Canada: Centre for the Study of Crime, Restorative Justice, and Community Safety.