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University of Illinois Springfield

Department of Sociology Anthropology University of Illinois Springfield

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Adjunct Faculty

Jonathan Isler

Research Scientist, California Tobacco Control Program
Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, Davis
Interests: work and occupations, gender and work, complex organizations, labor markets, inequality, field research methods

Dr. Isler teaches SOA 441 ECCE: Social Stratification.


Elise Lobue

PhD. Women Studies with concentration in Feminist Anthropology, University of Iowa

Interests: Gender and postsocialist transitions, women’s activism in Central Asia and the former Soviet Union, gender and development in Central Asia and the former Soviet Union, transnational feminism in the post socialist region.

Dr. Lobue teaches SOA 312 ECCE: Perspectives on Poverty



Terry Martin

Curator of Anthropology, Illinois State Museum
Ph.D., Anthropology, Michigan State University
Interests: historical archaeology, faunal analysis; Midwest U.S. and Russia

Dr. Martin teaches SOA 371 Prehistoric America and SOA 481 North American Indians.

Phone: 217 782-6695

Mohammed Shahidullah

State Demographer, Illinois Department of Public Health
Ph.D., Sociology, M.A., Public Health
Interests: demography, marriage and family, public health, public policy

Dr. Shahidullah teaches SOA 435 – ECCE: Polls, Public Opinion, and Public Policy.