Monica  Griffin

Director, Engaged Scholarship and Sharpe Community Scholars

Office: Blow Hall Room 256
Phone: 757-221-2460
Email: [[mdgrif]]
Research Areas: Race Culture, Inequality and Social Justice, Medical Sociology, Sociology of Higher Education
Office Hours: (to be announced)
Education: B.A. English and Sociology, M.A. and Ph.D. Sociology

Dr. Griffin is director of the William & Mary Sharpe Community Scholars Program, a first-year living-learning program, designed to support students in developing community-based research.  She currently teaches Health Disparities in the program.  With over twenty years of higher education teaching experience and over half that time involving experience in community partnering, Monica's research interests include cultural sociology, multicultural education, community partnering and action research, and faculty development in teaching and understanding women faculty roles and experiences in higher education.  She has published research articles and book chapters in multiple scholarly fields:  religion and society, family and inequality, community engagement (faculty development), cultural sociology (literature), sociology and gender (higher education).