Sociology Department

Cheryl Boudreaux

Cheryl Boudreaux (Assistant Professor): Boudreaux received her PhD from Brandeis University in 1993 with a dissertation on women's spirituality and feminist transformations of consciousness. She teaches Death and Dying, Families in Society, and Love, Sex, and Gender. She has served two terms as the elected president of the Michigan Sociological Association (MSA) and is an active member of the Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP). Cheryl Boudreaux is a photographer/sociologist that sees images as a significant part of the social construction of reality. Recent working papers include "Teaching About the Family," "Why Marriage: Is Marriage Worth Fighting For?," "The Art of Death in Everyday Life," "Images of Death and Dying in an Age of Terrorism," and "The Pernicious Affects of Race Consciousness in Health and Illness." Dr. Boudreaux is the Chair of the Family Division for the Society for the Study of Social Problems and has been elected to serve as the vice president of the SSSP organization in 2008-2009.

2161 ASH phone 331-2164 Email: boudreac@gvsu.edu

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