Dr. Bernadette Ludwig

Bernadette LudwigContact

Parker Hall 210

Office Hours

Mondays: 4:20-5:20 pm
Tuesdays: 2:00-4:00 pm
Thursdays: 2:00-5:00 pm
(Or by appointment)

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

  • SO 301 Marriage and Family (D) - 11:20-12:50 -  T/R
  • SO 303 Race & Ethnic Relations (D) - 2:40-4:10 pm - M/W
  • SW 292 Introduction to Social Policy (D) - 6:00-9:00 pm - R


B.A., M.A., University of Vienna; Ph.D., The Graduate Center, The City University of New York

Research Interests:

My research focuses on the intersection of immigration, gender, and race, specifically how immigration and refugee resettlement policies affect refugee and immigrant families in U.S. cities, and how migrants assert their agency to respond to imposed racial and gender hierarchies. My other research interests include urban inequality, family relations, applied sociology, and social policy. I am currently working on a book manuscript about the Liberian refugee and immigrant community in Staten Island’s North Shore, home to one of the  largest Liberian populations in the United States.

My research interests are informed by my work with refugee and immigrant families. I am the co-founder and an honorary board member of Culture Connect, Inc., a non-profit organization that provides services for refugees and immigrants in the Atlanta, GA area. I am also the vice chair of Napela, Inc., a non-profit organization that offers support to African families in Staten Island’s North Shore.

Teaching Interests:

Family; Gender; Immigration and Migration; Race and Ethnicity; Social Stratification; Social Fieldwork; Applied Sociology; Social Policy

Representative Publications: