Kimberly B. Dugan, Ph. D.

Associate Professor, Sociology


The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work

Eastern Connecticut State University

83 Windham Street

Willimantic, CT 06226

Contact Information
Office Webb Hall Room 431 Fall 2009
Phone 860-465-4629 Monday 1:30-2:45
Fax 860-465-4610

Tuesday 12:30-2:45


Thursday 2-3:30

and by appointment

Research Interests:

Social movements, opposing social movements, identity and culture, gay rights/glbt issues, sexualities, discrimination/anti-discrimination legislation, Christian right, faith and activism (left and right), gender issues, pedagogy.


Courses Teach/Taught:

Collective Behavior and Social Movements (Soc. 373)

Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Lives (Soc. 208)

Research Methods (Soc. 350)

Introductory Sociology (Soc. 100)

Qualitative Methods (Soc. 301)

Sociology of Gender (Soc. 240)

Practicum in Sociology/(Internship) (Soc. 375)

Deviance (Soc. 307)

Honors Reading Across the Curriculum:  Family  (Hon. 201)

Lessons of the Holocaust (LAP 130)


Book available: The Struggle Over Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Lives: Facing Off In Cincinnati. New York, NY: Routledge*

Recent Review (by Ana Cristina Santos 2009)

Dugan Publications and Presentations LINK

Fall 2010 Course:

Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Lives (Soc/WST 208)

Introductory Sociology (Soc 100) -first year cluster "Society, Economy, and Food"

FYR 174 --Resource, Research, and Response (First Year Program)

Rebecca Knapp, Peer Mentor


Spring 2010 Courses:

Collective Behavior and Social Movements

Methods of Social Research

Selected List of Campus Service:

Faculty Advisor: Spectrum

Women's Center Advisory Committee Member:  ECSU Women's Center - Home Page

Honors Council Member:  Honors Program


Advising Links:

Information for Sociology Major and Minor, Criminology Minor, and Anthropology Minor:

Sociology and Anthropology-- Requirements/Checklist for Major and Minors

Information for Social Work Program:

Link to: Social Work Program

Scheduling and Course Descriptions:

Link to :Course Schedule

Link to Course Catalog-Course Term


Academic Calendar and Final Exam Schedule/Calendar ECSU Calendars



Ph.D. Sociology.  1999. Ohio State University

M.A. Sociology.  1988. Kent State University

B.A. Sociology.   1986. Kent State University





Interesting Links for Sociology Majors:

Sociology Links:

Prospects for the BA/BS Sociology Major | American Sociological Association

Career Preparation: Making the Most of an Undergraduate Major | American Sociological Association

Job Prospects for the BA Graduate | American Sociological Association

Graduate Training in Sociology | American Sociological Association

More links coming soon.....

Last Update: 9/09 lol