Dr. Lester Andrist (PhD 2016) has published on topics pertaining to gender. His current research examines the impact of indefinite detention on the racial formations of Arabs and Muslims in the United States. As co-creator of The Sociological Cinema, he has also been involved in developing a pedagogy centered around video.

Areas of Interest

  • indefinite detention, race, gender, pedagogy


  • MA
    Sociology, University of Maryland
  • BA
    Sociology, University of Minnesota
  • PhD
    Sociology, University of Maryland, 2016
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
SOCY100H Intrdocution to Sociology Fall 2014 Syllabus
SOCY325 Sociology of Gender Fall 2014 Syllabus
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