Course Information

Dr. Shobha Hamal Gurung specializes in Gender and Labor, Development and Cultural Studies, Comparative Family and Community,Globalization and Political Economy.

Spring Semester 2015

  • SOC 3110-01 Traveling Across South Asia (CRN 12049) TR 1:00-2:20 pm, ED 215
    This course is a window onto South Asian nations from Afghanistan to Pakistan.  It explores the geographic, social, economic and political landscapes of South Asian nations through sociological eyes.
  • SOC 4500-01 Global Issues in Sociology (CRN 12053) MWF 10:00-10:50 am, BU 201
    Global issues in sociology addresses the globalization of cultures and societies. We will explore global events along with the trends, and issues that are contributing to international inequalities. Specifically, the course focuses on the global impact of the culture of capitalism. This includes: capitalism and the nation-state, population growth, hunger, poverty, disease, exploitation of the environment, and the changing status of indigenous groups through a global economy. The emphasis of this course will be developing a global perspective of the contemporary world. The course will consider the interrelations between imperialism, colonialism, post-colonialism, regionalism, and globalism.

Office Hours:
Monday 11:00am - 2:00 pm
or by appointment.