Jean Blocker PhD

Kendall Associate Professor of Sociology Henry Kendall College of Arts & Sciences


Jean Blocker's work on environmental values and on social movements has been published in mainstream sociology journals (Social Forces, Social Science Quarterly) as well as in specialized journals (Journal for the Social Scientific Study of Religion, Environment and Behavior, Youth and Society). Research projects funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Corps of Engineers, and the Oklahoma Department of Transportation have been used in policy making for electricity rate structures, community/environmental impacts of transportation routes, and floodplain management.

Ph.D., North Carolina State University
M.A., East Carolina University
B.A., Arkansas State University

Published in Social Forces, Social Science Quarterly, Environment and Behavior, Journal for the Social Scientific Study of Religion, Youth and Society, and other journals.

Social Movements
Environmental Sociology
Sociology of Poverty
Urban Sociology

AS 1001 First Year College Experience
FS 1973 First Seminar
SOC 1033 The Sociological Imagination: An Introduction to Sociology
SOC 3083 Urban Sociology
SOC 3093 Sociology of Poverty
SOC 3113 Population and Ecology
SOC 3143 Environmental Sociology