Kenneth H. Laundra, Ph.D. | Sociology


Dr. Kenneth Laundra is a sociologist at Millikin University specializing in deviance, criminology, juvenile delinquency, and environmental sociology. He is originally from Michigan, with a Ph.D. in Sociology from Utah State University (B.S. Psychology, Michigan State University; M.A. Sociology, Central Michigan University),

Ken received his Ph.D. in Sociology from Utah State University in 1999 and has taught at universities across the country since then, including Michigan State University, Grand Valley State University, Central Michigan University, and the University of Portland. He has worked professionally in the field of juvenile delinquency and mental health. His primary field of research is in rural deviance and delinquency and he has published a book on the subject of rural delinquency entitled, Freeland: Delinquency in Rural America.

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Academic Bio

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     -The Dump (research project on rural dumping)

Ken's Connections

SOSH CHAT (Laundra's public sociological blog)
Laundra on Facebook

Online Instruction

Dr. Laundra has developed and taught online courses in sociology for over 10 years and is certified for online curriculum development, having received training in Quality Matters. He has received training in, and has developed courses using Angel, Blackboard and Moodle. His online courses include:
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Sociology of Pop Culture & Media
  • Racism & Inequality