Meet Bruce Friesen
Associate Chair of Sociology; Associate Professor, Sociology
Phone: (813) 257-3464
Address: 401 W. Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, FL 33606
Building: SC Room: 241
1980 Rocky Mountain College, BRE
1983 University of Waterloo, B.A.
1986 University of Calgary, M.A.
1993 University of Calgary, Ph.D.
Courses TaughtResearch Methods
Racial and Ethnic Relations
Honors Program Courses
Career SpecialtiesBruce Friesen specializes in applied sociology and the sociology of human rights, which he blends with his ongoing interest in evolution, society and behavior. His most recent book is Moral Systems and the Evolution of Human Rights (Springer 2015).
Professional and Community Activities
Friesen serves as department co-chair and internship coordinator, and as a faculty advisor to UNICEF at UT. In the past, Friesen has served as president of Sociologists Without Borders (U.S.) and as chair of the Human Rights Section of the ASA.