Linda Majka

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Linda Majka


  • Full-Time Faculty


Dr. Linda Majka is a professor of Sociology. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California-Santa Barbara. She joined the faculty in 1981, and from 1995 to 1999 she directed the Women's Studies Program. Dr. Majka teaches courses in sociology, and for the Women's and Gender Studies Program, particularly in the areas of: sociology of women; social stratification; marriage and the family; and economy and society.


  • Ph.D., University of California-Santa Barbara

Research Interests

  • Sociology of women
  • Social stratification
  • Marriage and the family
  • Sociology of human rights

Selected Publications

 "Institutional Obstacles to Incorporation: Latino Immigrant Experiences in a Mid-Size Rustbelt City." Latinos in the Midwest, edited by Rubén Martinez. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State Press, 2011.