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Nella Van Dyke

Nella Van Dyke
Professional Title: 
Professor of Sociology
COB2, Room 227
  • Ph.D., 1999 — University of Arizona
  • M.A., 1994 — University of Arizona
  • B.A., with Distinction, 1987 — University of Michigan
Research Interests: 
  • Social movements and hate crime, with an emphasis on how characteristics of the social environment influence levels of collective action
  • Social movement tactics and how personal stories influence attitudes about sexual assault and domestic violence
  • How political threats inspire social movement coalitions
  • Factors influencing right-wing mobilization