Faculty and Staff

Kathleen O Korgen

Professor • Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice

Kathleen Odell Korgen received her Ph.D. from Boston College and her B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross. A public sociologist, Professor Korgen conducts evaluations of non-profit organizations with Korgen Associates and sociology program reviews as a member of the American Sociological Association’s Department Resource Group. She has received William Paterson University’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship/Creative Expression and the university’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Degrees

Specialization

Teaching sociology, racial identity, and social inequality

Representative Publications


Sociology in Action (1st and 2nd editions), with Maxine Atkinson; Thousand Oaks, CA; SAGE;


Social Problems: Sociology in Action (with Maxine Atkinson and Mary Nell Trautner); Thousand Oaks, CA; SAGE; 2020


The Cambridge Handbook of Sociology; Cambridge, England and NY, NY; Cambridge University Press; 2017

Awards and Honors

extbook & Academic Authors Association’s Most Promising New Textbook Award

03/01/2019

Sage’s “Breakthrough Book of the Year” for 2018 2019 an award for the most successful first edition Sage publishes Textbook & Academic Authors Association’s 2019 Most Promising New Textbook Award of 2018 (Sociology in Action)

03/01/2019