It is our pleasure to welcome a new faculty member to the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater. Kristen Lavelle has recently been hired as an Assistant Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology, Criminology & Anthropology. Prof. Lavelle graduated with her B.A. in Sociology from the University of Arkansas, her M.A. in Sociology from the University of Florida, and her PhD in Sociology from Texas A&M University. As always, we are asking you to make her feel welcome and at home here at our university.