PhD, Sociology, 2002

 Washington State University


MA, Sociology, 1998

 Washington State University


BA, Sociology, 1996

University of Northern Iowa

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MSU Address

 509 East Circle Drive, Room 317

East Lansing, MI 48824-1111


 office: 517-353-6790


Aaron M. McCright

Professor & Chairperson 

Department of Sociology

Michigan State University

Professional Affiliations

American Sociological Association

     Section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements

     Section on Environment and Technology

     Section on Political Sociology

     Section on Science, Knowledge, and Technology

     Section on Teaching and Learning

American Association for the Advancement of Science

     Section on Social, Economic, and Political Sciences 

     Section on ​History and Philosophy of Science

     Section on ​Societal Impacts of Science and Engineering

Scholar Strategy Network

     Scholar of Environment and Energy

Awards & Honors

(since August 2004)


Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher (ranked top 1% of citations in Social Sciences), 2019

Kavli Frontiers Fellow, National Academy of Sciences, 2007


Larry T. Reynolds Award for Outstanding Teaching of Sociology, Michigan Sociological

     Association, 2014
The Sociological Quarterly Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Award, Midwest

     Sociological Society, 2013


Curricular Service-Learning & Civic Engagement Award, Michigan State University, 2009

Teacher-Scholar Award, Michigan State University, 2009
Lilly Teaching Fellow, Michigan State University, 2008-2009

Unit (in Michigan State University)

Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award, Department of Sociology, 2010

Honorary Faculty Certificate, Lyman Briggs College Graduating Class of 2009

Honorary Faculty Certificate, Lyman Briggs College Graduating Class of 2008

Dutton Fellowship in Science & Technology Studies, Lyman Briggs College, 2004-2006