The Sociology Department is part of the Social Sciences Division at Wagner. This faculty listing does not include part time or adjunct professors.


Dr. John Esser

Professor, Sociology & Anthropology

718-390-3497 jesser@wagner.edu Parker Hall 215

Department Chair

Dr. Chien Liu

Associate Professor, Sociology

718-390-3486 chienliu@wagner.edu Parker Hall 213

Dr. Bernadette Ludwig

Sociology Department, Assistant Professor

718-390-3487 bernadette.ludwig@wagner.edu Parker Hall 210

Emeritus Faculty
Eleanor M. Rogg
Professor Emeritus of Sociology
B.A., Hunter College; M.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., Fordham University

Joan Holmberg
Professor Emeritus of Sociology
B.S. Ed., B.A., Mt. St. Vincent University, Mova Scotia; M.A., Ph. D., Fordham University


Kristen Whitaker

Secretary, Social Sciences

718-390-3253 Kristen.whitaker@wagner.edu Parker Hall 211

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