Gordon Gauchat

Assistant Professor
 (414) 229-2236
 Bolton Hall 742

Fall Office Hours

TBA and by appointment


PhD, Sociology, University of Connecticut
MA, Sociology, University of Connecticut
BA, Sociology and Economics, University of Connecticut

Areas of Specialization

Social Inequality; Science and Technology; Urban Sociology; Global and Transnational Sociology; Methodology; Theory


Fall 2016
SOCIOL 375-201: History of Sociological Theory
SOCIOL 715-001: Systematic Sociological Theory
Spring 2017
SOCIOL 304-001: Political Sociology
SOCIOL 927-001: Seminar: Political Sociology and Social Movements

Selected Publications

Brady, D., Marquardt, S., Gauchat, G. W., & Reynolds, M. M. (2016). Path Dependency and the Politics of Socialized Health Care. Journal of health politics, policy and law.
Kelly, M., & Gauchat, G. W. (2015). Feminist Identity, Feminist Politics U.S. Feminists’ Attitudes toward Social Policies. Sociological Perspectives.
Perrin, A., Roos, J., & Gauchat, G. (2014). From Coalition to Constraint: Modes of Thought in Contemporary American Conservatism. Sociological Forum, 29(2), 285–300.
Gauchat, G. W., Kelly, M., & Wallace, M. (2012). Occupational Gender Segregation, Globalization, and Gender Earnings Inequality in U.S. Metropolitan Areas. Gender and Society, 26(5), 718-747.
Gauchat, G. W., Wallace, M., Borch, C., & Lowe, T. S. (2011). The Military Metropolis: Defense Dependence in US Metropolitan Areas. City and Community, 10(1), 25-48.
Gauchat, G. W. (2011). The Cultural Authority of Science: Public Trust and Acceptance of Organized Science. Public Understanding of Science, 20(6), 751-770.
Gauchat, G. W. (2008). A Test of Three Theories of Anti-Science. Sociological Focus, 41(4), 337-357.