Dr. Alecia Anderson
Dr. Alecia Danielle Anderson
- Sociology & Anthropology, Associate Professor
- Race and Ethnicity, Sociological Theory, Political Sociology
Dr. Alecia Anderson is an Associate 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. For the College of Arts and Sciences, she serves a Faculty Fellow for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. She also serves on the board of the Goldstein Center for Human Rights Center. For the university, she serves as a member of the Senior Vice Chancellor's Faculty Advising Committee and as a member of the Academic Freedom and Tenure Committee.
Ph D, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, Sociology, 2013
MA, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, African American and African Studies, 2005
BA, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, Sociology/African American and African Studies, 2002