Joshua David Hayes
Graduate Student, Lecturer
Office Hours for Spring 2017 :
- I do not have office hours this quarter. Please contact me via email.
- B.A. Interdisciplinary Arts and Humanities: Michigan State University
- M.A. Religious Studies (Sociology of Religion): Stanford University
- M.A. Sociology: University of California, Davis
- Ph.D. Sociology, University of California, Davis (ABD - 2016)
Texas native, Michigan raised, transplanted to California. I greatly enjoy the opportunity to study and to teach in one of the most beautiful regions in the country.
My areas of interest include:
-In groups and Out groups
-Sociology of Culture
-Sociology of Religion
My past work has included:
-Quantitative analysis of GSS data to test the associations between respondents experiencing traumatic events and whether they hold moral perspectives that favor an external locus of control over internal ones.
-Research assistant work on the proliferation of hate crimes, by county, accounting for historical contexts of racism.
-Research assistant work on cataloging and coding hundreds of religious organizations for use in quantitative analysis.