Department of Sociology

Graduate Students

Sarah Akers


Areas of Interest

Family Organization, Race, Stratification, Genocide/Ethnic Conflict


B.S. in Sociology and Psychology - Grand Valley State University - Allendale, MI - 2008
A.A. in Fine Arts and Graphic Design - Henry Ford Community College - Dearborn, MI - 2005

Current and/or Anticipated Research

I am currently working on my thesis project which is a study of attitudes toward interracial relationships. This project seeks to explain the inconsistency between social norms which express an acceptance of interracial relationships and the infrequency with which these relationships actually occur in practice.


Sarah Akers

Contact Sarah

Office: Wilson-Short 152
Phone: (509) 335-4595 (msgs)


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