Dr. Jessie K. Finch is a Lecturer in Sociology at Northern Arizona University. She studies migration, race and ethnicity, deviance, social psychology, culture, and health. She has a Ph.D. (2015) and M.A. (2011) in Sociology from the University of Arizona and a B.A. (2007) in Sociology and Music from the University of Tulsa. Dr. Finch has published in peer-reviewed journals such as Teaching Sociology, Race and Social Problems, and Sociological Spectrum. She has also received grants from the National Science Foundation as well as the American Sociological Association. She is most recently the co-editor of Migrant Deaths in the Arizona Desert from the University of Arizona Press (2016). Dr. Finch has also taught courses on race and ethnicity, deviance, research methods, popular culture, and happiness.
Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Northern Arizona University