Stephen Hagan, Ph.D.

Stephen HaganAssistant Professor of Sociology

Assistant Coach for Speech, McKendree Speech & Debate Team

Office: Carnegie Hall 106

Phone: (618) 537-6904


Ph.D., Sociology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

M.A., Sociology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

B.A., Sociology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Teaching Interests

Social Construction of Crime and Deviance

Popular Culture

Demography and Population

Introduction to Sociology


Hagan, Stephen P. (2012) Defending Elias: Applications of Figurational Research in the Social Sciences. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy (ASAP), Vol 12(1) 426-428.

Teaching Philosophy

I prefer to engage students in a manner that challenges their world view and makes them think. I never expect their world view to change, I just want to make sure they thinking about their assumptions critically.

Organizations & Memberships

American Society of Criminologists

Midwest Sociological Society

Faculty Advisor

Sociology Club

Games Club