Faculty and Staff

Department Chair

Teresa Sobieszczyk Associate Professor

Office: Social Sciences 303
Email: teresa.sobieszczyk@mso.umt.edu
Fax: 406-243-5951
Office Hours:

Mondays 1-3 p.m.

Tuesdays 2-3:30 p.m.

And by appointment


Celia Winkler Professor

Office: Social Sciences 323
Email: celia.winkler@mso.umt.edu
Fax: 406-243-5951
Office Hours:

Tuesday, Thursday - 1:00-1:50 PM, Wednesday - 2:00-2:50 PM, and by appointment

Associate Professors

Kathy J. Kuipers Associate Professor, Director Graduate Studies

Office: Social Sciences 311
Email: kathy.kuipers@mso.umt.edu
Office Hours:

On sabbatical during the 2018-19 academic year.  The best way to contact me is through email.  I will be checking it weekly.

Daisy Rooks Associate Professor, Undergraduate Advising Coordinator

Office: Social Sciences 313
Email: daisy.rooks@mso.umt.edu
Office Hours:

Thursdays 1-3 PM

Fridays 3-430 PM


Assistant Professors

Jackson Bunch Assistant Professor

Office: Social Sciences 331
Email: jackson.bunch@umontana.edu
Fax: 406-243-5951
Office Hours:

Wednesday, 11:00-12:00 & Thursday, 1:00–2:00 (& by appointment)

Adjunct Instructors

Larry Mansch Adjunct Instructor, PhD Student

Office: UM School of Law Room 154
Email: larry1.mansch@umconnect.umt.edu
Office Hours:

Monday, Wednesday 9:00 - 10:00 AM, and by appointment

Rayna Sage Adjunct Instructor/Research Project Director

Office: Corbin 244
Email: rayna.sage@umontana.edu
Office Hours:

Tuesdays, 9-10am; Wednesdays 11am-12pm

Retired and Emeritus Professors

Robert Balch Professor Emeritus

Office: Social Sciences 325
Email: rob.balch@umontana.edu
Office Hours:

None Fall 2017

James Burfeind Professor

Email: james.burfeind@umontana.edu
Office Hours:




Cheri Ferguson Administrative Associate III

Office: Social Sciences 259B
Email: cheri.ferguson@umontana.edu
Office Hours:

8am - 5pm (Closed during the lunch hour from 12pm - 1pm)

Chuck Harris Systems Administrator, Social Science Research Laboratory

Office: Social Sciences 259
Email: charles.harris@umontana.edu

Jessica Mayrer Research Associate

Office: Social Sciences 259D
Email: jessica.mayrer@umontana.edu

Patrick McKay Research Associate

Office: Social Sciences 306
Email: patrick.mckay@umontana.edu

Melissa Reimann Budget Analyst II

Office: Social Sciences 259B
Email: melissa1.reimann@umontana.edu

Cassie Sheets Academic Advisor

Office: Social Sciences 333
Email: cassandra.sheets@mso.umt.edu
Office Hours:

For sociology majors only: 

  • Tuesdays, 2-5pm
  • Fridays, 9am-12pm