Carol Walther

Scholarly Interests

My research focuses on social inequalities and demography. I specifically examine the influence of the state upon how people interact with governmental forms. Furthermore, I am examining the influence of religion on the settlement patterns of same-gender couples. 

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Women's Studies
  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Sociology of Gender

Honors Faculty Fellow (2020-2021)

As an Honors Faculty Fellow, Professor Walther will teach a seminar on Disparities in Criminal Justice, Addictions and Health with Professor Hickey in spring 2021 in the University Honors Program. The Honors Faculty Fellowship program identifies faculty eager to teach innovative, exciting seminars of interest to highly-motivated students from across the university.


Associate Professor 
Social Science Research and Learning Lab Coordinator
Zulauf Hall 807
Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D. Texas A&M University