Marlese Durr, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology and Anthropology
Wright State University
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Millett Hall 255
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Dayton, OH

(937) 775-2275
[email protected]

Marlese Durr is a Professor in the Department of Sociology/Anthropology. She received her Ph.D. from the University at Albany, The State University of New York. Her areas of specialization include work and occupations, race and labor markets, African Americans and social networks, entrepreneurship and inner-city neighborhoods, and stressful life events and African American women. She has served as the President of Society for the Study of Social Problems (2014-2015) and Sociologists for Women in Society (2004-2005), and Chair of Publications for Gender & Society. She is currently serving as an Advisory Board Member for Social Problems, and Founding Editorial Board Member of The Sociology of Race and Ethnicity.