Dr. Alecia Danielle Anderson
- Sociology & Anthropology, Associate Professor
- Race and Ethnicity, Sociological Theory, Political Sociology
Dr. Alecia Anderson is an Assistant Professor in Sociology. She joined the UNO faculty in 2014 after receiving her Ph.D. from North Carolina State University. Dr. Anderson also received her M.A. in African American and African Studies from The Ohio State University.
Dr. Anderson's teaching interests include Race and Ethnicity, Sociological Theory, Social Justice and Social Change, and Political Sociology.
Her research interests are in racial and ethnic relations (in the U.S. and abroad), political sociology and social theory. Currently, Dr. Anderson is working on projects that investigate political trust in South Africa and the voices of refugees to the U.S. in social media. Future research interests include social movements in social media, political access for minority groups in Omaha, and impacts of political insurgency in international contexts.
Dr. Anderson is currently working as a member of the Engagement Committee and as an academic adviser for the Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology For the College of Arts and Sciences, she serves on the board of the Goldstein Center for Human Rights Center and as co-Chair for the Research Committee of Human Rights Center. For the university, she serves as a member of the Academic Freedom and Tenure Committee.