Megan R. Underhill, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Contact Information

  • 828-251-6976
  • 215 Zageir Hall

Office Hours

  • Wednesday 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
  • Thursday 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
  • Note:

Megan R. Underhill is a qualitative, inequality-oriented, race and family scholar whose research examines what—and perhaps more importantly, how—white parents teach their children about race.


  • 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
  • Urban Studies

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Newspaper Articles

Underhill Curriculum Vitae

Visit Dr. Underhill's personal website.