Lyn Huxford, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology
Coordinator, Center for Public Service
Office: Carnegie Hall 110
Phone: (618) 537-6901
Ph.D., St. Louis University
M.A., St. Louis University
B.A., St. Louis University
Honors & Awards
Martin Luther King McKendree Humanitarian Award, 2006
$10,000 Grant from Midwest Collaboration of Campus Compact,1999
Exemplary Teaching Award, United Methodist Church, 1996
William Norman Grandy Faculty Teaching Award, 1996
Emerson Electric Excellence in Teaching Award, 1996
2006 "Making the Grade: Impostors in the Ivory Tower," in Muzzatti, S.L. and C.V. Samarco (eds.). Reflections from the Wrong Side of the Tracks. Rowman & Littlefield.
My research interests include poverty & homelessness, Caribbean culture, and service-learning.
My main teaching interests include introductory sociology, sociology of gender, sociology of family, and social problems. Please check out my personal web page to learn more about my courses.
My professional interests focus on service-learning and volunteerism. My primary volunteer focus is working with individuals who are HIV positive. I recently joined the Board of Bethany Place, the major AIDS service provider in St. Clair County.