Faculty and Staff

To contact the Sociology and Anthropology Department, e-mail sosw@nmu.edu or call 906-227-2706.

Alan McEvoy, PhD
Professor of Sociology and Head, Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Phone: 906-227-1687
Office: Room 130 Gries Hall
e-mail: amcevoy@nmu.edu

Alex Ruuska, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Phone : 906-227-2030
Office : 143 Gries Hall
E-mail : aruuska@nmu.edu

Scott Demel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Phone : 906-227-2843
Office : 147D Gries Hall
E-mail : sdemel@nmu.edu

Michael Loukinen, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology
Phone : 906-227-2041
Office : 137 Gries Hall
E-mail : loukinen@nmu.edu

Renxin Yang, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology
Phone : 906-227-1120
Office : 138 Gries Hall
E-mail : ryang@nmu.edu
Web Page:http://myweb.nmu.edu/~ryang/

Jeanne M. Lorentzen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Phone : 906-227-2841
Office : 132 Gries Hall
E-mail : jlorentz@nmu.edu

A warm welcome to our new hires!

Yan Z. Ciupak, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Sociology
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E-mail: yciupak@nmu.edu


Guðmundur "Gummi" Oddsson, Ph.D.
​Assistant Professor of Sociology 
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Susan Henderson
Department Secretary
Phone : 227-2706
Office : Room 130 Gries Hall
e-mail : shenders@nmu.edu