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Melissa Bonstead-Bruns (she/her/hers)

Melissa Bonstead-Bruns headshot
  • Professor
  • Sociology
  • Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Teaching Interests
  • Social Inequality
  • Poverty and Welfare
  • Work and Occupations
  • Gender and Work
  • Introductory Sociology
  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity (EDI) Fellow - 2015-2017
Research and Creative Activities
  • Racial Discrimination and Privilege in Higher Education
  • Gender Inequality in the Labor Market
  • University Climate
  • "Mental Health Stigma"  
  • Ph.D., University of Iowa (Sociology)
  • M.A., University of Iowa (Sociology)
  • B.A., Wartburg College (Sociology)