Erik Solevad Nielsen

Erik Solevad Nielsen

Lecturer in Sociology and Criminology

516 Oswald Tower
University Park , Pennsylvania 16802
Office Phone: (814) 863-5469

Curriculum Vitae

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  1. Sociology--Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
  2. Sociology--M.A., University of Kansas
  3. Sociology and Psychology--B.A. Dana College


I hold degrees in psychology and sociology, and have research expertise in urban development studies, ethnic conflict, and environmental sociology. In addition to research, I have designed and taught courses for sociology, global and international studies, as well as courses on environmental studies, and social work.

Research Interests:

political economy, environmental sociology, urban studies, ethnic conflict, genocide,