Nick Garcia

  • Assistant Professor of Sociology

Nick Garcia


The Ohio State University: BA Philosophy, MS/PhD Rural Sociology


My research typically incorporates place features as they shape livelihoods and inequalities.

Areas of study:
  • Disability (prevalence, employment, government responsiveness, community mobility)
  • Hate crime and extremist groups
  • Environmental movements and countermovements
  • Food justice and agricultural systems

SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology

SOC 221 Social Inequalities

SOC 306 Research Methods in Sociology

SOC 370/ENV 370 Environmental Sociology

SOC 394 Sociology of Food and Agriculture

SOC 394 Development in Community Context

SOC 394 Development in International Context