Gordon Gauchat

Assistant Professor
 (414) 229-2236
 Bolton Hall 742

Spring Office Hours:

Tuesdays 12:30-1:30pm, Wednesdays 11:30am-1:00pm 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.