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To find your advisor in Pipeline:  Log in to Pipeline, go to RaiderNet, then Student, then select Registration, then select Assigned Advisors.  This will list your current advisor with contact information.

If you need to be assigned or would like to change an advisor in the Sociology/Anthropology department, please contact the Executive Aide, Pansey Carter, TODD 342 (615-898-2508).

Faculty advisors for department minors:

Anthropology | Archaeology | Native American Studies

Kevin E. Smith

Anthropology Program Director | Professor 

Office: TODD 313 
Phone: (615)898-5958 
Email: Kevin.Smith@mtsu.edu 

Areas of interest: 
Prehistoric Archaeology, 19th-Century 
Historic Archaeology, Public Archaeology, 

Office Hours: 
Monday/Wednesday/Friday N/A Tuesday/Thursday N/A
Dr. Smith


W. Craig Carter


Office: TODD 329 
Phone: (615)898-2517 
Email: Craig.Carter@mtsu.edu 

Areas of interest: 
Deviance and Social Disorganization, 
Criminology, Social Psychology, 
Social Networks 

Office Hours: 
Monday and Wednesday 8:00am-11:30am Tuesday and Thursday 8:00-9:30am

Meredith Dye

Assistant Professor  

Office: TODD 331 
Phone: (615)898-2690 
Email: Meredith.Dye@mtsu.edu 

Curriculum Vitae

Areas of interest: 
Deviance and Social Control, 
Criminology, Law and Society, 
Sociology of Punishment 

Office Hours: 
Monday 9:00-2:00pm
Tuesday/Thursday 9:00am-11:00am

 Dr. Dye

Family Studies 

Ronald H. Aday


 TODD 303 

Areas of interest: 
Aging/Social Gerontology, Family, 
Applied Sociology/Evaluation Research 

Office Hours: 
Tuesday/Thursday 8:30-9:30am and 11:15-2:15am

Dr. Aday 

Gretchen Webber

Associate Professor  

Office: TODD 305 
Phone: (615)898-2519 
Email: Gretchen.Webber@mtsu.edu 
Areas of interest: 
Gender, Family, Intersection of 
Gender and Work, Qualitative 
Office Hours: 
Tuesday 8:30-11am; 1:00-2:00pm
Wednesday 8:30-12:30pm
Thursday 8:30-11:00am
Dr. Webber


J. Brandon Wallace

Aging Studies Program Director | Professor

Office: TODD 344 
Phone: (615)898-2509 
Email: Brandon.Wallace@mtsu.edu 

Areas of interest: 
Social Gerontology, Medical 
Sociology, Family, Social 
Psychology, Quality of Care 
in Long-Term Care 

Office Hours:
Monday/Wednesday 8:15-10:15am and 12:30-2:30pm
Friday 8:15-10:15am

Dr. Wallace 

Asian Studies

Ida Fadzillah Leggett

Associate Professor

Office: TODD 317 
Phone: (615)904-8275 
Email: Ida.Fadzillah@mtsu.edu 

Areas of interest: 
Gender, Sexuality, Adolescence, 

Office Hours: 
Monday and Wednesday 10:00am-4:00pm
Tuesday and Thursday 1:00pm-2:30pm

Dr. Fadzillah 

International Media Studies 

William Leggett

Associate Professor  

Office: TODD 319 
Phone: (615)904-8589 
Email: Will.Leggett@mtsu.edu 

Areas of interest: 
Globalization, Colonization, Economic 
Anthropology, Southeast Asia, Urban 

Office Hours: 
Monday/Wednesday 10:10am to 12:30pm
Tuesday/Thursday 8:40am to 9:30am
Dr. Leggett