Texas Tech University

Andrea Button-Schnick, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Practice - Sociology

Andrea Button-Schnick is an Assistant Professor of Practice for the sociology program in Waco. As an experienced educator and public scholar, Dr. Button-Schnick brings her work in both sociology and criminology to the Waco site. Current research interests include cosplay, drift car racing, issues facing women in prison, and campus-based social movements.

Dr. Button-Schnick teaches undergraduate sociology and criminology classes and is a member of the graduate faculty for Texas Tech University.

Areas of Specialization: Animals and society, social movements, political sociology, reentry and reintegration, criminology, gender, identity

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  • Ph.D., Sociology, Kansas State University
  • M.A., Sociology, Kansas State University
  • B.A., Sociology, Stephen F. Austin State University