Vibha Puri Faculty Profile

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Vibha  Puri


Department of Sociology

The courses that I teach include, but are not limited to, Sociology of Gender and Prejudice and Discrimination.

I have been teaching at CSU since the Fall of 1994. My doctoral dissertation is a theoretical analysis of capitalist development within the context of caste, class, gender, and ethnic/racial stratification. The classes I teach have a strong component of stratification and law with an emphasis on gender.

I am on the CSU academic senate as one of four lecturer representatives. I am also a representative for the program of Women's Studies in the California Faculty Association.

I am involved in volunteering for "Narika", an organization committed to the empowerment of women, who actively fight for the rights of women to be free from violence and exploitation. 

I am working on a manuscript on the role of gender socialization and cultural myths which ‘naturalize’ subordination when ‘con’-structing gender.

Fall Semester 2023
Course #SecCourse TitleDaysFromToLocationCampus
HDEV 30201Research Methods in HDEVARRWEB-ASYNCHOnline Campus
HDEV 32101Gender, Race & Class in HDEVW6:00PM8:00PMWEB-SYNCHOnline Campus
SOC 32001Social InequalitiesARRWEB-ASYNCHOnline Campus
SOC 32501Race and EthnicityM6:00PM9:45PMMI-3047Hayward Campus