Anna Zajicek

Anna Zajicek

Professor and Department Chair

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences


Phone: 479-575-3205

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Social Inequality (Intersectionality of Gender/Race/Class/Age), Gender/Race and STEM Disciplines, Institutional Transformation, Social Policy, Social Change, Discourse

Social Inequalities (Gender, Race, Class), Social Theory (Classical and Contemporary), Family and Policy, Gender Studies, General Sociology.

Seminar in Classical Theory 

Seminar in Social Inequality

Public Policy, Children and Families

Race, Class, Gender

Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic and State University

Sonia Kapur (PhD student), Anna Zajicek, Valerie Hunt.  “Immigration Provisions in the Violence Against Women Act: Implications for Asian Indian Marriage Migrants.” Forthcoming in Journal of Women, Politics & Policy. Vol 38, Issue 4 (2017).

Sonia Kapur (PhD student), Anna Zajicek, and John Gaber.  “Non-Profit Organizations’ Serving Domestic Violence Survivors: Addressing Intersectional Needs of Asian Indians.”  Forthcoming in Affilia: The Journal of Women and Social Work. Vol 32, Issue 1 (2017): 50-66.

Kalynn Amundson (PhD Student), Anna Zajicek, and Brinck Kerr.  “A Social Metamorphosis: Constructing Drug Addicts from the Poor.” Sociological Spectrum, Vol. 35, Issue 5, (2015): 442-464.

Kalynn Amundson (Ph.D. Student), Anna Zajicek, Valerie Hunt.  “Pathologies of the Poor: What do the War on Drugs and Welfare Reform Have in Common” Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, Vol. XLI, Number 1, (2014): 5 – 27 (Lead Article).

Shauna Morimoto and Anna Zajicek.  “Dismantling the ‘Master’s House’: Feminist Reflections on Institutional Transformation” Critical Sociology, Vol. 40, Issue 1, (2014): 135 – 150.

Shauna Morimoto, Anna Zajicek, Valerie Hunt, and Rodica Lisnic (PhD student). “Beyond Binders Full of Women: NSF ADVANCE and Initiatives for Institutional Transformation,” Sociological Spectrum, Vol. 33, Issue. 5, (2013): 397-415.


2015 -              Chair, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice

2013 -              Coordinator, Family Specialization, Public Policy PhD. Program. 

2000-2015       Graduate Program Director, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, University of Arkansas

2006 - 2008     Faculty Research Associate, Office for Institutional Diversity & Education, University of Arkansas. 

2014                 Outstanding Advisor Nominee, University of Arkansas

2008 - 2009     SECAC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellow, Southeastern Conference Academic Consortium.