AreaEthics and Society
B.A., Fisk University (1986)
M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology (1989)
M.S., Interdenominational Theological Center (1995)
Ph.D., Georgia State University (1999)
Professor of Sociology of Religion
Professor of Human and Organizational Development
Sandra Barnes focuses on race, class, and gender dynamics, the relationship between structural constraints and individual agency, and how these dynamics influence the experiences of residents in poor urban spaces. She is also interested in the role of religion as a change agent among the poor.