Angie Moe

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Angela Moe (Angie)
Professor of Sociology
(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
  • Mental Health First Aid, National Council for Behavioral Health, 2019
  • Animal Assisted Therapy, Center for Human Animal Interventions, Oakland University, 2018
  • Critical Incident Stress Management [CISM], Michigan Crisis Response Association, 2018
  • Integrative Holistic Health and Wellness, Western Michigan University, 2013
Teaching interests: 
  • Family violence and child welfare
  • Victimology and trauma recovery
  • Qualitative methods and applied sociology
Research interests: 
  • Violence against women and child welfare
  • Trauma and recovery
  • Animal assisted therapy

Dr. Angie Moe is a professor of sociology at Western Michigan University with and is affiliated with the Department of Gender and Women's Studies as well as Global and International Studies.

She specializes in public and applied sociology, particularly through ethnographic interviewing, participant observation, and field research.

Her current lines of work center on:

  • Canine assisted trauma recovery and therapeutic modalities
  • Child and domestic abuse survivorship
  • Trauma-informed pedagogy

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

  • Affilia: Journal of Women and Social Work
  • Criminal Justice Studies
  • Journal of Contemporary Ethnography
  • Journal of Interpersonal Violence
  • Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare
  • Journal of Women and Aging
  • Journal of Leisure Research
  • Journal for Nurse Practitioners
  • Maternal and Child Health Journal
  • Public Health
  • 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 Trauma Recovery Associates and Girls on the Run of Greater Kalamazoo.

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