Lisa Garoutte  PhD

Professor of Sociology


BA, Hood College, 1999
MA, The George Washington University, 2001
PhD, The Ohio State University, 2007

Dr. Garoutte joined the Loras faculty in 2007 after earning her PhD at The Ohio State University. Her areas of specialization are social movements and social inequality, with an emphasis on racist violence. She teaches classes in sociological theory, social movements, gender, social class, and hate groups. Dr. Garoutte has received fellowships for her research related to community-based learning and was a recipient of the Mike and Linda Budde Excellence in Teaching Award.