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Pamela J. Forman

Pamela Forman headshot
  • Department Chair
  • Professor
  • Sociology
  • Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

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


  • Chair, Department of Sociology
  • URCA Council  
  • QTAC Advisory Committee, At Large Member
Research and Creative Activities
  • Transgender Inclusion in Sport
  • Transgender Rights in the US and UK
  • Sexual Abuse in Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Participatory Budgeting in Eau Claire
  • Ph.D., University of California, Davis (Sociology)
  • M.A., University of California, Davis (Sociology)
  • B.S., Cornell University (Individual Curriculum)
Professional Memberships
  • American Sociological Association
  • Midwest Sociological Society
Previous Professional Experience
  • Former Interim Chair, Philosophy and Religious Studies (2017-19)