Angela Bruns, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Sociology & Criminology

Angela Bruns is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology & Criminology at Gonzaga University. Her research focuses on how families' interactions with two social institutions—mass incarceration and the low-wage labor market—impact their health...

Portrait of Dr. Angela Bruns, Assistant Professor Department of Sociology & Criminology

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Education & Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D. Sociology, University of Washington

M.A. Sociology, University of Washington

M.Ed. Social Justice Education, University of Massachusetts Amherst

B.A. English, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Curriculum Vitae

Courses Taught

SOCI 101: Introduction to Sociology

SOCI 342: Sociology of Family

SOCI 244: Sex, Gender & Society

SOCI 358: Mass Incarceration


Angela Bruns is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology & Criminology at Gonzaga University. Her research focuses on how families' interactions with two social institutions—mass incarceration and the low-wage labor market—impact their health and economic well-being. She teaches courses on gender, family, mass incarceration, and social statistics.