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 Marx, Jonathan   Name:  Jonathan Marx 
Title:  Professor of Sociology 
Ph.D., Sociology, Indiana University
M.A., Sociology, Emory University
B.A., Sociology Emory University
Office:  334 Kinard Hall  
Phone:  803/323-4657 
Organizational Theory, Gerontology, Sociology of Education and Medical Sociology

Dr. Marx has been at Winthrop for more than 25 years since receiving his Ph.D. from Indiana University. He served as chair person for many years. He has taught many different courses, including social statistics, research methods, social theory, organizational theory, medical sociology, sociology of education, and sociology of sport. In 2001, he received the Kinard Award, Winthrop University’s highest teaching honor. 

Marx has sustained an active research agenda that includes publications in prestigious journals including: Sociology Education, The Journal of Gerontology, Academy of Management Review, Teaching Sociology, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and The American Sociologist. He has written on a variety of topics from the consequences of moving on children’s health/school performance to the problems that elderly confront in “downsizing”.

He is married and has two adult sons. He also has two "fur" children: an Italian Greyhound and a cat. His community service efforts includes serving as a board member for Keystone Substance Abuse Services and is founder of K9 forward, an voluntary organization that walks dogs for seniors.

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