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Tanice Foltz

Tanice Foltz

Professor, Director


Arts & Sciences Building, Room 2031

(219) 980-6786

Office Hours

By Appointment



Professor of Sociology

Director of Women’s & Gender Studies


B.A. Sociology, Indiana University at Fort Wayne

M.A. Sociology, Arizona State University

M.A. and Ph.D., University of California at San Diego


Prior to coming to IU Northwest, taught part time at four California State University campuses:

Long Beach, Fullerton, Dominguez Hills, and Los Angeles

Hired part time at IUN: 1989

Hired in Tenure Track position: 1990

Teaching Interests:

Principles of Sociology

Deviant Behavior and Social Control

Gender Roles

Introduction to Women’s & Gender Studies

Women and Crime

Women and Religion

Research Methods

Research Interests:

Religion and Spirituality

Alternative Healing

Drumming Circles

Violence Prevention

Gender Victimization

Professional Affiliations:

American Sociological Association

American Association of University Women

Association for the Sociology of Religion

Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching (FACET)

Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences

Percussive Arts Society

National Women’s Studies Association

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