Teaching

Dr. Fox has been teaching at the university level since 2008. She has taught a variety of courses in the fields of sociology, interdisciplinary studies, and Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

Dr. Fox’s teaching provides students with a social lens to understand how individuals are linked in to a global social order. Her classes emphasize active learning through open discussion of social issues in a supportive classroom community.

Courses

Essentials and Lower Division Courses

  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Research Methods
  • Social Theory
  • Race, Class, and Gender
  • Sex, Gender, and Sexuality
  • Race and Racism
  • Family and Society

Upper Division Courses

  • Global Sociology
  • Political Sociology
  • Sociology of Food and Agriculture
  • Environmental Sociology

Specialization Courses

  • Indigenous History and Contemporary Culture in Latin American and the Caribbean
  • Sex, Love, and Relationships

Racism is a serious social issue that negatively impacts everyone, including white people. In our global society, racial literacy is the weakest area of knowledge. From her position in higher education, Samantha advocates for the universalization of coursework in race and racism across college and university campuses as a first step to remedy the rampant violence and dehumanization of non-white peoples.