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Theo J Majka


Full-Time Faculty

College of Arts and Sciences: Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work


Email: Theo J Majka
Phone: 937-229-4147


  • Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara


Dr. Theo Majka is a Professor of Sociology. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California-Santa Barbara. He joined the faculty in 1983. Theo has been involved in the annual Miami Valley Forum on Immigration since its inception in spring of 2008.

Research interests

  • Racial and ethnic minorities
  • Political sociology
  • Social movements
  • Communities
  • Urban sociology

Selected publications

 "Institutional Obstacles to Incorporation: Latino Immigrant Experiences in a Mid-Size Rustbelt City." Latinos in the Midwest, edited by Rubén Martinez. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State Press, 2011.