Richard P. Talbot, Ph.D., is a tenured Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Sociology at Anna Maria College. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Maine and his master’s and doctorate from the University of New Hampshire. His teaching career has included full-time appointments at Assumption College, University of Maine at Farmington, and Saint Anselm College. Dr. Talbot joined the Anna Maria College faculty in the fall of 2007. Richard has published several peer-reviewed journal articles and has had several articles published in scholarly books. His research interests include race and ethnic relations, military sociology, crime and inequality. Talbot is also interested in the manufacture of deviance, an area in which he has published in a previous college.
Courses Taught at Anna Maria:
Research Design and Methodology
Researching the Social World
Foundation in Criminal Justice
Introduction to Sociology
Sociology of a Multicultural World
Social Problems and Social Change
Sociology of Deviance and Criminology, Social Stratification: Economic, Race/Ethnic, and Gender; Sociology of Education; Sociology of War, Peace, and Military Institutions.
Talbot, R. (2014). "Social Stratification and Ethnic Mobilization: U.S. Military
Deaths in Southeast Asia." Race, Gender and Class.
Talbot, R. (2013). "Elite Power and the Manufacture of Conspiracy: the Case
of the Dirty War in Argentina." Moral Panics in the Contemporary World.