Assistant Professor of Sociology
Ph.D. University of Connecticut
Fax: (203) 576-4967
Office: Carlson Hall, Room 209
Dr. Beth Skott is an Assistant Professor of Sociology and the Chair of the Social Science program. She advises Social Science students studying Sociology, Criminal Justice, Pre-law, Psychology and History. She assists in the teaching and oversight of the Criminology track within the Criminal Justice and Human Security program. At the undergraduate level, some of her more popular courses include SOC 204 Marriage and Family, SOC 315 Criminology, SOC 118 Introduction to Criminal Justice and SOC 270 Social Deviance. Dr. Skott also teaches Research Methods at both the undergraduate and graduate level. She serves as the faculty advisor to Pi Gamma Mu, the international Honor Society for the Social Sciences.
Her research to date has primarily been in the areas of teaching and learning, but she is also conducting research in the Sociology of Martial Arts. She proudly received her yellow belt in Tae Kwon Do here at UB. Lastly, she is currently working with an International College Alumna on a Research Methods textbook.