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Laura Heideman

Scholarly Interests

My research looks at the long-term process of rebuilding communities after the end of wars. I am particularly interested in the role non-governmental organizations (NGOs) play in peacebuilding. My broad interests within sociology include development, globalization, gender studies, human rights, social movements, organizations and civil society.

Recent Courses Taught

  • Social Movements and Collective Behavior
  • Qualitative Research Methodology
  • Peace and Social Justice

Awards

  • 2014 Emerging Scholar Dissertation of Merit, International Society for Third-Sector Research

 


Assistant Professor

lheideman@niu.edu
Office: Zulauf 812

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Education

Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison

Contact Us

Department of Sociology
Zulauf Hall 815
815-753-0365
askSociology@niu.edu