Social Studies Faculty & Staff

Connect with our highly experienced, accessible Social Studies faculty and staff. They teach in a variety of campus departments and bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to their classrooms.

Yolanda Arauza
PhD, MA, BS
Professor
History, Languages & Humanities Department
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2027218.477.2027
MA 374H

Steven Bolduc
PhD
Professor
Economics, Law & Politics, Department of
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.4683218.477.4683
MA 380N

Karen Branden
PhD
Professor
Sociology & Criminal Justice Department
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.5921218.477.5921
LO 212H
Karen Branden grew up poor in Barnesville, Minnesota. She attended Moorhead State Univers...

Russell Colson
PhD, BS
Professor
Anthropology & Earth Science Department
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.5832218.477.5832
KH 201

Oscar Flores-Ibarra
PhD, MA, BS
Professor | Center for Engaged Learning Director
Economics, Law & Politics, Department of
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2710218.477.2710
MA 380M

Erik Gooding
PhD
Professor
Anthropology & Earth Science Department
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.4044218.477.4044
KH 212
Professor of Anthropology; Ph.D., Anthropology, Indiana University; Areas of Interest: Ant...

Tonya (T. J.) Hansen
PhD, MS, BS
Professor
Economics, Law & Politics, Department of
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.4030218.477.4030
MA 380H

Barbara Headrick
PhD
Professor
Economics, Law & Politics, Department of
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.4021218.477.4021
MA 382

Steven Hoffbeck
DA, MA, BA, BS
Professor
History, Languages & Humanities Department
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.4041218.477.4041
MA 374K

Paul Kramer
JD, PhD, BA
Professor
Economics, Law & Politics, Department of
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.4022218.477.4022
MA 281
Co-Chair. Education: Ph.D. and Juris Doctorate, University of Minnesota; Areas of interest...

Karl Leonard
PhD, MS, BS
Professor
Anthropology & Earth Science Department
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2682218.477.2682
KH 204

Annette Morrow
PhD
Professor
History, Languages & Humanities Department
Send Email | 218.477.2813218.477.2813
MA 374B
Annette Kleinkauf Morrow, Ph.D. specializes in Ancient and Medieval European History. Her ...

Margaret (Peg) Potter
PhD, NCSP
Professor
Psychology Department
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2805218.477.2805
BR 360N
I am a School Psychologist (Ph.D., University of Minnesota). I came to MSUM after working ...

Joel Powell
PhD
Professor
Sociology & Criminal Justice Department
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2040218.477.2040
LO 212U

Bruce Roberts
PhD, MA, BS
Professor
Anthropology & Earth Science Department
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2043218.477.2043
KH 104
Professor of Anthropology; Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh; Areas of Interes...

Paul Sando
PhD, MA, BSEd, BS
Associate Professor
Anthropology & Earth Science Department
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2241218.477.2241
KH 210
Associate Professor of Geography; Ph.D., Economic Geography, Indiana State University; Are...

Gregory Stutes
PhD, MA, BS
Professor
Economics, Law & Politics, Department of
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.4027218.477.4027
MA 380K

Sean Taylor
PhD
Professor
History, Languages & Humanities Department
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2814218.477.2814
MA 374F
I have always loved history. I grew up in New England surrounded by Colonial and Early Ame...

Lee Vigilant
PhD, MA, BA
Professor
Sociology & Criminal Justice Department
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2034218.477.2034
LO 212J
Lee Garth Vigilant (Ph.D. Boston College 2001) is professor of sociology at Minnesota Stat...

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