Facebook Twitter YouTube Flickr Google Plus
George Sanders



Assistant Professor of Sociology
529 Varner Hall
(248) 370-2427

Research Interests

Sociology of religion, stratification, research methods, theory 

Selected Publications

Burgess-Proctor, Amanda, Graham Cassano, Dennis J. Condron, Heidi Lyons, and George Sanders. Forthcoming. "A collective effort to improve sociology students' writing skills." Teaching Sociology.

Sanders, George. 2012. "Help for the Soul: Pastoral Power and the Purpose-Driven Discourse," Journal of Cultural Economy, 5(3): 321-335.

Sanders, George. 2012. "Panem et Circenses: Worship and the Spectacle," Culture and Religion,13(1): 1-­18.

Sanders, George. 2010. "The Dismal Trade as Culture Industry," Poetics, 38(1): 47-68.

Sanders, George. 2009. "Late" Capital: Amusement and Contradiction in the Contemporary Funeral Industry," Critical Sociology, 35(4): 447-470.

Courses Taught

SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 301 Social Stratification
SOC 305 Sociology of Religion
SOC 400 Sociological Theory

AcademicsUndergraduate AdmissionsGraduate AdmissionsOnline ProgramsSchool of MedicineProfessional & Continuing EducationHousingFinancial Aid & ScholarshipsTuitionAbout OUCurrent Student ResourcesAcademic DepartmentsAcademic AdvisingEmergenciesFinancial ServicesGeneral EducationGet InvolvedGraduate StudiesGraduation & CommencementKresge LibraryOU BookstoreRegistrationAthleticsGive to OUGrizzlinkAlumni EngagementCommunity ResourcesDepartment of Music, Theatre & DanceMeadow Brook HallMeadow Brook TheatreOU Art GalleryPawley InstituteGolf and Learning CenterRecreation CenterUniversity Human ResourcesAdministrationCenter for Excellence in Teaching & LearningInstitutional Research & AssessmentInformation TechnologyReport a Behavioral ConcernTrainingAcademic Human Resources
Oakland University | 2200 N. Squirrel Road, Rochester, Michigan 48309-4401 | (248) 370-2100 | Contact OU | OU-Macomb
Coordinate map of Auburn Hills Entrance