Laura A. McKinney, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology 
Affiliated Faculty, Environmental Studies Program
Tulane University
Newcomb Hall 220D
New Orleans, LA  70118
(504) 862-3013


Academic Positions

2013-present     Affiliated Faculty, Environmental Studies Program
2012-present     Assistant Professor, Tulane University, Department of Sociology
2011-12            Visiting Instructor, North Carolina State University, Department of Sociology & Anthropology 


2012    Ph.D.     North Carolina State University -- Sociology, Gamma Sigma Delta                                            
    Dissertation: A Theoretical Integration and Structural Equation Modeling of the Environmental, Economic, and                 Social Sustainability of Nations 
    Dissertation Committee: Edward Kick (chair); Michael Schulman; Sarah Bowen; Brett Clark

2006    M.S.     Middle Tennessee State University -- Sociology, Phi Kappa Phi
2004    B.S.      University of North Alabama -- Sociology, Alpha Kappa Delta
2004    B.S.      University of North Alabama -- Psychology 

Research & Teaching Interests

Environmental Sociology; Global Social Change and Development; Rural and Community Sociology; Global and Local Sustainability; Quantitative Methodologies