Nella Van Dyke

Professor of Sociology
(209) 228-4106
  • Ph.D., 1999 — University of Arizona
  • M.A., 1994 — University of Arizona
  • B.A., with Distinction, 1987 — University of Michigan
Research Interest 
  • Social movements and hate crime, with an emphasis on how characteristics of the social environment influence levels of collective action
  • AFL-CIO's Union Summer internship program and how it inspired student anti-sweatshop protests
  • How political threats inspire social movement coalitions
  • Factors influencing right-wing mobilization
Office Location 
COB-2 227