Geoff Harkness, assistant professor of sociology, recently was named treasurer-designate of the Midwest Sociological Society.
Geoff Harkness, assistant professor of sociology at Morningside College, recently was named treasurer-designate of the Midwest Sociological Society.
He will serve a three-year term, followed by a three-year term as treasurer. He also will serve as chair of the organization’s finance committee during his first three-year term.
The Midwest Sociological Society is an organization of academic and applied sociologists and students.
Harkness came to Morningside College this fall after serving as a visiting assistant professor of sociology at Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa. The University of Minnesota Press recently published his first book, “Chicago Hustle and Flow: Gangs, Gangsta Rap, and Social Class.” Harkness has a doctorate in sociology from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.