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Cenate Pruitt, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor
Phone: 678-717-3464

Office: Strickland Academic, 150, Gainesville


Dr. Pruitt joined the faculty at the University of North Georgia (UNG) for the second time in 2014. He previously taught at Gainesville State College for several years, before taking a job at Oglethorpe University. He is excited to return to UNG and looks forward to helping grow the Sociology major.

Courses Taught

Introduction to Sociology (SOCI 1101)

Introduction to Social Problems (SOCI 1160)

Sociological Research Methods (SOCI 3020)

Advanced Social Theory (SOCI 4100)

Information and Data Management (HSDA 3180)


  • Ph.D., Sociology, Georgia State University, 2012
  • M.A., Sociology, Georgia State University, 2007
  • B.A. , Sociology, Mercer University, 2002

Research/Special Interests

Intersectional identities (gender/race/class/orientation/etc.); popular culture; sociological theory; feminist thought; research design


Personal Information

Dr. Pruitt has a wife, a child, several animals, and an office full of plastic robots.

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