Dr. Melanie L. Duncan

  • Dr. Melanie L. DuncanAssistant Professor

    Office Location

    McElhaney Hall, 102-C



    • University of Florida, PhD
    • University of Nevada, Reno, MA
    • California State University, Chico, BA

    Dr. Melanie Duncan’s CV


    • SOC 251: Sociology of Human Sexuality
    • SOC 300: Skills for Using Sociology in Careers and Community
    • SOC 336: Sociology of the Family
    • SOC 363: Sociology of Gender 
    • SOC 428: Child Abuse 
    • SOC 481: Muslims in the U.S.
    • SOC 700: Proseminar
    • WGS 200: Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies


    Professor Duncan’s research interests are varied and include higher education, law and policy, gender, and sexuality. She is currently exploring barriers to degree completion and how to facilitate student retention and persistence. Duncan is the coordinator for the master’s in sociology program. She is the faculty advisor for the Sociology Club.