Dr. Matthew Lammers
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Building/Office: Peace (PCE) 110 Slot Number: 51
Dr. Lammers joined the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences in 2010. He received his Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Missouri-Columbia and specializes in the areas of Culture and Identity as well as Social Control. Dr. Lammers is interested in the concept of authenticity and remembrance and has written on how living historians come to understand and practice authenticity. He is also interested in the processes that communities use to create and maintain an identity in light of economic and demographic change. His current project is concerned with how the identity of small rural communities may be impacted by the loss of their local post office.
Dr. Lammers teaches courses on community and identity, research methods, social problems, sociology of work, and sociology of family.
Ph.D. University of Missouri-Columbia
M.A. University of Northern Iowa
B.A. Mount Mercy College
- B..A., Mt. Mercy College
- M.A., University of Northern Iowa
- Ph.D., University of Missouri, Columbia