Angie Moe

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Angela Moe (Angie)
Professor of Sociology
Office: (269) 387-5276
3221 Sangren Hall, Mail Stop 5257
Mailing address
Department of Sociology
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5257 USA
Ph.D., Justice Studies, Law and the Social Sciences, Arizona State University, 2001
M.S., Criminal Justice, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1998
B.A., Criminal Justice, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 1996
Holistic Health Care: Healing through Movement
Teaching interests
  • Child welfare
  • Victomology
  • Qualitative methodology
  • Professional development and socialization
Research interests
  • Violence against women
  • Child maltreatment
  • Pregnancy, perinatal health and motherhood

Dr. Angie Moe is a professor of sociology at Western Michigan University and is affiliated with and serves on the advisory board for the Department of Gender and Women's Studies.

She approaches her research primarily through a feminist qualitative epistemology that lends itself to in-depth interviewing, participant observation and field research.

Her current lines of work center on:

  • Connections between maternal depression, domestic violence and pregnancy.
  • Cultural discourse surrounding pregnancy and early motherhood and women's subversions thereof.
  • Women's holistic healing through Middle Eastern dance.

Among her more than two dozen publications are refereed articles in:

  • Affilia
  • Criminal Justice Studies
  • Journal of Contemporary Ethnography
  • Journal of Interpersonal Violence
  • Violence Against Women
  • Women and Criminal Justice
  • Women and Therapy
  • Women's Studies Quarterly

Moe holds memberships in several professional organizations and serves on the board of directors for the Kalamazoo County Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Council.

Moe lives in Mattawan, Mich., with her two-legged and four-legged family.

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