Dr. Colleen Greer

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Office/Department: Sociology and Communication Studies, Department of

Location: Sattgast Hall 215 F

Phone: (218) 755-2829

Box #: 27

Email: colleen.greer@bemidjistate.edu



Dr. Colleen Greer is a Professor of Sociology at Bemidji State University.  Dr. Greer’s work is in the area of social psychology/theory, ethnicity, and gender. Dr. Greer holds a B.S. in Sociology from Kearney State College, Kearney, and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Kansas, Lawrence. Her experiences include facilitating a multi-disciplinary scholarship exchange for faculty, serving as director of a 42-person taskforce to construct a new Liberal Education Program for our university, and serving as Director of the Women’s and Gender Studies program. Currently Dr. Greer is a Community Engagement Liaison and Partner Coordinator, establishing links between the campus and community partners.   She is also co-PI, with Dr. Marty Wolf, on a Mozilla Foundation grant, Responsible CS through engaged and effective collaboration.  Dr. Greer previously served as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Bemidji State for six years where she guided thirteen departments, worked with faculty to create a Leadership Program, engaged in ensuring diversity programming, and oversaw grant development with NSF.

Research Interests

Social psychology/theory, Ethnicity, Gender