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Dr. Pamela J. Forman (she | her)

Pamela Forman headshot
  • Chair, Department of Sociology
  • Professor
  • Family Studies Program Co-Coordinator
  • Sociology
  • Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Teaching Interests
  • Gender (SOC WGSS 202 Sociology of Gender and SOC WGSS 419 Gender and Power)
  • Public Sociology (SOC 490 Sociology Capstone)
  • Work and Organizations (SOC 498 Internship)
  • Sexualities
  • Sport


  • Chair, Department of Sociology
  • Family Studies Program Co-Coordinator 
Research and Creative Activities
  • Community Needs Assessment of Non-Profit Organizations in Eau Claire County
  • Transgender Inclusion in Sport
  • Sexual Abuse in Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Ph.D., University of California, Davis (Sociology)
  • M.A., University of California, Davis (Sociology)
  • B.S., Cornell University (Individual Curriculum)
Honors and Recognitions

Excellence in Advising Award, UWEC (2021)

PB Poorman Award for LGBTQ Advocacy, UW-System (2018)

Professional Memberships
  • American Sociological Association
  • Midwest Sociological Society
Previous Professional Experience
  • Interim Chair, Philosophy and Religious Studies (2017–19)