|Position:||Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice|
Anne Bowler is an Associate Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice where she teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in classical and contemporary theory and an advanced undergraduate seminar in the sociology of art. Her research is in the area of cultural sociology, with a focus on aesthetic-cultural theory and the sociology of art. She has also done historical work on gender. Her current research includes projects on contemporary forms of censorship in the arts, theoretical and methodological issues in the sociology of art, Outsider Art, and the social construction of female sexual deviance in the early twentieth century.