CC names new dean of college

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Colorado College President Jill Tiefenthaler has named sociology associate professor Sandra Wong as dean of the college and faculty.

Wong will start the new job July 1.


Wong has been part of the college faculty for 12 years. She had previously spent eight years as an assistant professor at Wesleyan University.

Wong’s major teaching and research interests are race and ethnicity, and the sociology of education. She is the author of “Managing Diversity: Institutions and the Politics of Educational Change,” as well as numerous articles and reviews.

Classes she has taught include Thinking Sociologically, Racial and Ethnic Identities, Sociology of Education, Sociology of Emotion and Qualitative Research Methods.