Megan R. Underhill, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Sociology
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Megan R. Underhill is a qualitative, inequality-oriented, race and family scholar whose research examines what—and perhaps more importantly, how—white parents teach their children about race. 


  • Ph.D, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio (Sociology)
  • M.A. Colorado State University , Fort Collins, Colorado (Anthropology)
  • B.S. College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina (Anthropology)

Courses Taught

  • Class, Power, and Inequality
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Social and Cultural Inquiry
  • Sociology of Race
  • Urban Studies

Recent Publications 

Journal Articles 

Newspaper Articles 

Underhill Curriculum Vitae