Faculty by Department

Scott Demel
Assistant Professor
Sociology and Anthropology
130 Gries Hall
Phone: 906-227-2706
Fax: 906-227-1212
Began teaching at NMU in 2009
  • B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • M.A., University of Illinois-Chicago
  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
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Jeanne Lorentzen
Assistant Professor
Sociology and Anthropology
132 Gries Hall
Phone: 906-227-2841
Began teaching at NMU in 2004
  • B.S., Illinois State University
  • M.A., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
  • Ph.D., Michigan State University
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Michael Loukinen
Professor
Sociology and Anthropology
333 Gries Hall
Phone: 906-227-2041
Began teaching at NMU in 1976
  • B.S., Michigan State University
  • M.A., Michigan State University
  • Ph.D., Michigan State University
Alex Ruuska
Associate Professor
Sociology and Anthropology
147D Gries Hall
Phone: 906-227-2030
Began teaching at NMU in 2007
  • B.A., Rocky Mountain College
  • B.S., Rocky Mountain College
  • M.A., University of Arizona
  • M.A., Seattle University
  • Ph.D., University of Arizona
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Renxin Yang
Professor
Sociology and Anthropology
138 Gries Hall
Phone: 906-227-1120
Began teaching at NMU in 1996
  • B.A., Jiangxi Normal University, China
  • M.A., University of Toledo
  • Ph.D., Bowling Green State University