Leslie King

Associate Professor of Sociology; Director of Honors, Sociology

Leslie King

Contact & Office Hours

Fall 2017
Tuesday, 2:50–3:50 p.m.
Friday, 11 a.m.–noon

Wright Hall 201

413-585-3561

Education

Ph.D., M.A., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

B.A., Hunter College

Biography

Leslie King is holds a bachelor's degree in French from Hunter College and a doctorate in sociology from the University of Illinois. Her areas of interest include population studies, environmental sociology and social movements.

Much of her research has focused on how ideologies of nationalism, gender, race and ethnicity, and class are implicated in the construction and implementation of population policies. A new research project investigates shareholder activism and socially responsible investing, particularly in the areas of social justice and the environment.

King's courses include Introduction to Sociology, Evaluating Information, World Population and Environmental Sociology.


Selected Publications

King's research has been published in Ethnic and Racial StudiesEuropean Journal of PopulationMobilization, The Sociological Quarterly and Gender & Society.

Co-editor, Environmental Sociology: From Analysis to Action, with Deborah Auriffeille. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2013.