Jan Buhrmann

Assistant Professor of Sociology

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Teaching Responsibilities (beyond those rotated
by all departmental members):

  • Introduction to Social Science Methodology (286)
  • Data Collection & Analysis (384)
  • Family Relationships Across the Life Course (224)
  • Childhood and Adolescence (338)
  • Parenting (327)
  • Aging and the Life Course (337)
  • Environment and Society (SOC/ENVS 317)

Research Experience:
  • ECHO Initiative – U.S. Office of Head Start. U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services
  • U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
  • U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, Denver, CO
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO
  • Ph.D., Sociology, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Graduate Certificate in Environmental Policy, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from University of Texas, San Antonio
Research Interests:
  • Ethnographic Research
  • Environmental Justice
  • Health Disparities / Medical Sociology
  • Gender Equality / Race and Ethnicity
  • Updating Hearing Screening Practices in Early Childhood Settings. Coauthored with William Eiserman, Lenore Shisler, Terry Foust, Randi Winston, and Karl White. Infants & Young Children. Vol. 21, No. 3:186-193, July/September 2008.
  • Overcoming Student Disengagement and Anxiety in Theory, Methods, and Statistics Courses by Building a Community of Learners. Coauthored with Ginger Macheski, Kathleen Lowney and Melanie Bush. Teaching Sociology. Vol 36, No 1:42-48, January 2008.

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