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Associate Professor of Sociology


  • Ph.D., American University (Sociology)
  • M.A., American University (Sociology)
  • B.A., Stanford University (Psychology)

Teaching Specialties

  • Minority Groups
  • Sociology of Gender
  • Social Stratification
  • Social Theory
  • Rural Sociology
  • Race, Gender and Class
  • Sociology of Education
  • Contemporary Sociological Theory

Research Interests

  • Social Inequality
  • Social Theory


  • American Sociological Association
  • Midwest Sociological Society


Donaghy, Mary.  Review of “Faces of Freedom Summer” photographs by Herbert Randall and text by Bobs M. Tusa in Arkansas Review: A Journal of Delta Studies 32 (December 2001). 238-39.

Donaghy, Mary.  “Rural Sociology-Communities” prepared as part of Teaching about the Complexities and Diversities of American Rural Life: Syllabi and Instructional Materials.  Edited by Carol A. Jenkins and Cathy Rakowski.  2000.

 Donaghy, Mary. “Simulating Television Programs As a Tool to Teach Social Theory.”Teaching Sociology 28: 67-70.2000.

Mary Donaghy

Contact Information

P: 870-972-3163
F: 870-972-3694


Building: HSS
Room: 3085