About Our Faculty and Staff
Dr. John Heaton
Department Chair and Professor
605B Gruening Building
Dr. Heaton is a historian who teaches and researches Amerian Indian history, the American West, and the United States. He is currently the Executive Director of the Western History Association and holds the Arthur T. Fathauer Chair of History.
Dr. Sine Anahita
Associate Professor in Sociology
Dr. Anahita teaches and researches organized inequalities--how organizations, states, and institutions organize social inequality based on race, class, sex, sexuality, gender, age, spatiality, looks, dis/ability, and other markers of difference. Dr. A is Alaska's fiddling sociologist, and is the Chapter Representative for Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD), the international sociology honor society.
Dr. David Kadanoff
Term Assistant Professor
Dr. Kadanoff primarily teaches SOC 100X, Individual Culture & Society, which is our most popular course. In Fall 2016, he will teach Social Problems SOC 201. He is also the faculty advisor for the SoC Club.
Ms. Seifert is our Administrative Assistant. She loves to help students locate the resources they need. She can help you with general inquiries about the department, assist you in finding an adviser, or tell you the location of your professor's office.