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Dabble in a Discipline: Sociology

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

If you are still mulling over majors or simply curious, these informal presentations by various Campbell schools will give you a peek into other disciplines.  Join us for the event face-to-face (Student Union Ballroom) or virtually.

  • Topic: Sociology
  • Speaker: Dr. Justin Nelson | Assistant Professor of Sociology, College of Arts & Science
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About Dr. Nelson

Dr. Justin Nelson joined the faculty of Campbell University in 2018 as assistant professor of sociology. He teaches courses in sociology, including Principles of SociologyExploring Underserved Communities, and Sociology of Education. Dr. Nelson earned his Ph.D. in sociology from Baylor University in Waco, TX. His dissertation explored the socio-demographic correlates of technological device addiction and the implications of tech addiction for the self and society in the digital age. He is currently working on publishing a series of articles, presenting findings, and designing courses based on this work. His research interests are primarily in the areas of technology, community, family, education, religion, and morality.

Dr. Nelson is originally from Fargo, ND and previously taught high school social studies and Spanish in Las Vegas, NV for eleven years. His wife, Rachel, is also an educator and specializes in curriculum and instruction with technology. In their free time, they enjoy traveling and attending sporting events all over the country, going to the beach, and walking their dogs, Gus and Jerry.

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If you have questions about this event, please contact Sarah Steele.


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