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Lara Foley, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, Kendall College of Arts & Sciences

Associate Professor of Sociology


Lara Foley, Ph.D., is a sociologist whose research specializes in occupational identities. She teaches courses on Global Trends, Global Health, Environmental Sociology.


  • Ph.D., University of Georgia
    Dissertation: “Catching Babies: Identity and Legitimation in Midwives’ Work Narratives”
  • B.A., University of Florida

Research interests and areas of expertise

  • Occupational identities
  • Global health
  • Experiential learning