Megan R. Underhill, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Sociology, LA 378 Coordinator

Contact Information

  • 251-6976
  • 215 Zageir Hall

Office Hours

By appointment only (email to schedule)


Megan R. Underhill earned a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Cincinnati in 2016. Since then, she has been employed as an assistant professor of sociology at the University of North Carolina Asheville where she teaches courses on race and racism, social inequality, and social and cultural theory. Megan's research focuses on understanding how white parents communicate ideas about race, racism, and whiteness to their white children.


  • Ph.D, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio (Sociology)
  • M.A. Colorado State University , Fort Collins, Colorado (Anthropology)
  • B.S. College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina (Anthropology)

Courses Taught

  • Class, Power, and Inequality
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Social and Cultural Inquiry
  • Sociology of Race

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Newspaper Articles

Underhill Curriculum Vitae

Visit Dr. Underhill's personal website.