Faculty Profile

Milan Zafirovski

Title
Professor
Department
Sociology
College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    

Education

PhD, Florida International University, 1999.
Major: Sociology
Degree Specialization: Social Change and Development and Cultural Analysis
Dissertation Title: Exchange, Action and Structure
PhD, University of Saint Cyril and Methodius, 1990.
Major: Economics
Degree Specialization: Market Organization and Sociology of Markets
Dissertation Title: Market Structures and their Socioeconomic Determinants
MS, University of Saint Cyril and Methodius, 1983.
Major: Sociology
Degree Specialization: Sociology of Culture
Dissertation Title: Sociological Analysis of Leisure
BA, University of Saint Cyril and Methodius, 1980.
Major: Economics
Degree Specialization: Marketing
Dissertation Title: NA

Current Scheduled Teaching*

SOCI 4350.900, Community Organization, Summer 5W1 2019 Syllabus
SOCI 3330.900, Social Stratification, Summer 5W1 2019 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

SOCI 4350.900, Community Organization, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 5300.001, Seminar on Social Stratification, Spring 2019 SPOT
SOCI 6501.001, Social Stratification, Spring 2019 SPOT
SOCI 5050.001, Classical Sociological Theory, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 6100.001, Seminar on Sociological Theory, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 3330.900, Social Stratification, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 4350.900, Community Organization, Summer 5W1 2018 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 3330.900, Social Stratification, Summer 5W1 2018 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 5150.001, Contemporary Sociological Theory, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 6100.001, Seminar on Sociological Theory, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 3330.900, Social Stratification, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 4350.900, Community Organization, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 6100.001, Seminar on Sociological Theory, Fall 2017 SPOT
SOCI 5050.001, The Development of Sociology., Fall 2017 SPOT
SOCI 4350.900, Community Organization, Summer 5W1 2017 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 3330.900, Social Stratification, Summer 5W1 2017 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 5150.001, Contemporary Sociological Theory, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 6500.001, Seminar on Social Organization and Disorganization, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 6500.791, Seminar on Social Organization and Disorganization, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 5300.001, Seminar on Social Stratification, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 5300.791, Seminar on Social Stratification, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 6100.001, Seminar on Sociological Theory, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 4350.900, Community Organization, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 6100.001, Seminar on Sociological Theory, Fall 2016 SPOT
SOCI 6100.791, Seminar on Sociological Theory, Fall 2016 SPOT
SOCI 5050.001, The Development of Sociology., Fall 2016 SPOT
SOCI 4350.900, Community Organization, Summer 5W1 2016 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 3330.900, Social Stratification, Summer 5W1 2016 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 5150.001, Contemporary Sociological Theory, Spring 2016 SPOT
SOCI 3330.900, Social Stratification, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 3330.950, Social Stratification, Spring 2016 SPOT
SOCI 6900.713, Special Problems, Spring 2016
SOCI 1520.900, Contemporary Social Problems, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 3330.900, Social Stratification, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 6900.712, Special Problems, Fall 2015
SOCI 5260.003, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2015 SPOT
SOCI 5260.793, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2015 SPOT
SOCI 1520.900, Contemporary Social Problems, Summer 5W1 2015 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 3330.900, Social Stratification, Summer 5W1 2015 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 6950.713, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2015
SOCI 5950.713, Master's Thesis, Spring 2015
SOCI 6500.002, Seminar on Social Organization and Disorganization, Spring 2015
SOCI 6500.792, Seminar on Social Organization and Disorganization, Spring 2015
SOCI 6100.001, Seminar on Sociological Theory, Spring 2015
SOCI 6100.791, Seminar on Sociological Theory, Spring 2015
SOCI 4350.900, Community Organization, Fall 2014 Syllabus
SOCI 6950.711, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2014
SOCI 6100.001, Seminar on Sociological Theory, Fall 2014
SOCI 6100.791, Seminar on Sociological Theory, Fall 2014
SOCI 3330.900, Social Stratification, Fall 2014 Syllabus
SOCI 5900.713, Special Problems, Fall 2014
SOCI 4350.900, Community Organization, Summer 5W1 2014 Syllabus
SOCI 3330.900, Social Stratification, Summer 5W1 2014 Syllabus
SOCI 4350.900, Community Organization, Spring 2014 Syllabus
SOCI 5150.001, Contemporary Sociological Theory, Spring 2014
SOCI 5150.790, Contemporary Sociological Theory, Spring 2014
SOCI 6950.713, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2014
SOCI 6900.793, Special Problems, Spring 2014
SOCI 6950.713, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2013
SOCI 3330.900, Social Stratification, Fall 2013 Syllabus
SOCI 3330.950, Social Stratification, Fall 2013 Syllabus
SOCI 6900.713, Special Problems, Fall 2013
SOCI 5260.001, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2013
SOCI 5260.791, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2013
SOCI 4350.900, Community Organization, Summer 5W1 2013 Syllabus
SOCI 3330.900, Social Stratification, Summer 5W1 2013 Syllabus
SOCI 6950.713, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2013
SOCI 6500.003, Seminar on Social Organization and Disorganization, Spring 2013
SOCI 6500.793, Seminar on Social Organization and Disorganization, Spring 2013
SOCI 5300.001, Seminar on Social Stratification, Spring 2013
SOCI 6100.001, Seminar on Sociological Theory, Spring 2013
SOCI 6100.791, Seminar on Sociological Theory, Spring 2013
SOCI 6950.713, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2012
SOCI 5950.713, Master's Thesis, Fall 2012
SOCI 6100.001, Seminar on Sociological Theory, Fall 2012
SOCI 6100.791, Seminar on Sociological Theory, Fall 2012
SOCI 3330.001, Social Stratification, Fall 2012 Syllabus
SOCI 4350.900, Community Organization, Summer 5W1 2012
SOCI 3330.001, Social Stratification, Summer 5W1 2012
SOCI 4350.001, Community Organization, Spring 2012 Syllabus
SOCI 5150.001, Contemporary Sociological Theory, Spring 2012
SOCI 5150.791, Contemporary Sociological Theory, Spring 2012
SOCI 6950.713, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2012
SOCI 5950.713, Master's Thesis, Spring 2012
SOCI 6100.001, Seminar on Sociological Theory, Spring 2012
SOCI 6100.791, Seminar on Sociological Theory, Spring 2012
SOCI 4350.001, Community Organization, Fall 2011 Syllabus
SOCI 4350.200, Community Organization, Fall 2011 Syllabus
SOCI 3330.002, Social Stratification, Fall 2011 Syllabus
SOCI 6900.713, Special Problems, Fall 2011
SOCI 5260.001, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2011
SOCI 5260.791, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2011
SOCI 4350.001, Community Organization, Summer 5W1 2011
SOCI 4350.200, Community Organization, Summer 5W1 2011
SOCI 3330.001, Social Stratification, Summer 5W1 2011
SOCI 4350.002, Community Organization, Spring 2011
SOCI 4350.200, Community Organization, Spring 2011
SOCI 6950.713, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2011
SOCI 6100.001, Seminar on Sociological Theory, Spring 2011
SOCI 6950.714, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2010
SOCI 6100.001, Seminar on Sociological Theory, Fall 2010
SOCI 3330.002, Social Stratification, Fall 2010
SOCI 3330.003, Social Stratification, Fall 2010
SOCI 4350.002, Community Organization, Spring 2010
SOCI 4350.200, Community Organization, Spring 2010
SOCI 5150.001, Contemporary Sociological Theory, Spring 2010
SOCI 6950.714, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2010
SOCI 6500.003, Seminar on Social Organization and Disorganization, Spring 2010
SOCI 5300.001, Seminar on Social Stratification, Spring 2010
SOCI 5300.791, Seminar on Social Stratification, Spring 2010
SOCI 6900.714, Special Problems, Spring 2010
SOCI 6950.714, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2009
SOCI 3330.001, Social Stratification, Fall 2009
SOCI 5260.001, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2009
SOCI 5260.791, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2009
SOCI 4350.001, Community Organization, Spring 2009
SOCI 6950.714, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2009
SOCI 6100.001, Seminar on Sociological Theory, Spring 2009
SOCI 6100.791, Seminar on Sociological Theory, Spring 2009
SOCI 6100.002, Seminar on Sociological Theory, Fall 2008
SOCI 6100.792, Seminar on Sociological Theory, Fall 2008
SOCI 3330.001, Social Stratification, Fall 2008
SOCI 4350.001, Community Organization, Spring 2008
SOCI 1520.003, Contemporary Social Problems, Spring 2008
SOCI 5150.001, Contemporary Sociological Theory, Spring 2008
SOCI 5150.791, Contemporary Sociological Theory, Spring 2008
SOCI 4900.714, Special Problems, Spring 2008
SOCI 6900.714, Special Problems, Spring 2008
SOCI 3330.001, Social Stratification, Fall 2007
SOCI 5260.001, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2007
SOCI 5260.791, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2007
SOCI 4350.001, Community Organization, Spring 2007
SOCI 1520.003, Contemporary Social Problems, Spring 2007
SOCI 6100.001, Seminar on Sociological Theory, Spring 2007
SOCI 6100.791, Seminar on Sociological Theory, Spring 2007
SOCI 6100.001, Seminar on Sociological Theory, Fall 2006
SOCI 6100.791, Seminar on Sociological Theory, Fall 2006
SOCI 3330.001, Social Stratification, Fall 2006
SOCI 6900.714, Special Problems, Fall 2006
SOCI 4350.001, Community Organization, Spring 2006
SOCI 1520.003, Contemporary Social Problems, Spring 2006
SOCI 5150.001, Contemporary Sociological Theory, Spring 2006
SOCI 5150.791, Contemporary Sociological Theory, Spring 2006
SOCI 5900.714, Special Problems, Spring 2006
SOCI 6900.714, Special Problems, Spring 2006
SOCI 3800.001, Sociology of Work, Fall 2005
SOCI 6900.714, Special Problems, Fall 2005
SOCI 5260.004, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2005
SOCI 5260.794, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2005
SOCI 4350.001, Community Organization, Spring 2005
SOCI 1510.007, Individuals in Society, Spring 2005
SOCI 5950.714, Master's Thesis, Spring 2005
SOCI 6100.001, Seminar on Sociological Theory, Spring 2005
SOCI 6100.791, Seminar on Sociological Theory, Spring 2005
SOCI 5950.714, Master's Thesis, Fall 2004
SOCI 6100.002, Seminar on Sociological Theory, Fall 2004
SOCI 3800.001, Sociology of Work, Fall 2004
SOCI 6900.691, Special Problems, Fall 2004

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
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students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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