Monica McDermott

 Monica McDermott

Contact Information

3094 Lincoln Hall
Director of Graduate Studies, Associate Professor
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Monica McDermott's research focuses upon the ways in which race and class interact in the contemporary United States. She uses a variety of methodologies to analyze race/class interactions, ranging from participant observation to statistical analyses of secondary survey data and census data.

Research Interests

  • Race and ethnicity, qualitative methods, social class


  • 2001 Ph.D. Harvard University, Sociology; 1993 B.A. Villanova University, History and Sociology