Sociology Program

Dr. Andrea Woodward

Assistant Professor of Social Sciences

Frost, Room 214
CPO 2156

Phone: 859-985-3813


Spring 2014
Office Hours:
4:00-5:00 p.m.-Monday
10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.-Tuesday
4:00-5:00 p.m. -Wednesday
10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.-Thursday
4:00-5:00 p.m.-Friday
I’m also very happy to schedule appointments with students who cannot meet at these times.
Don’t hesitate to email me if you’d like to meet at a time not listed here.
Class Schedule:
GSTR 110 ZA (Mon/Wed/Fri: 9:20 am – 10:30 am)
SOC 100 B (Mon/Wed/Fri: 2:40 pm – 3:50 pm)
SOC 223 (Tue/Thur: 1:00 pm – 2:50 pm)


  • B.A., Bethel College, 1998
  • M.A., University of Minnesota, 2001
  • M.S., Cornell University, 2007
  • Ph.D., Cornell University, 2011


Dr. Andrea Woodward received a B.A. in International Relations from Bethel College in 1998, an M.A. in International Development and Education from the University of Minnesota in 2001, an M.S. in Development Sociology from Cornell University in 2007, and a Ph.D. in Development Sociology in 2011. She worked as an Information Specialist for the Corporation for National Service’s National Service-Learning Clearinghouse from 1999-2001 and was a community health and AIDS prevention volunteer with the Peace Corps in Togo, West Africa from 2001-2003. It was through her work at the Clearinghouse that Dr. Woodward first learned about Berea College’s unique model of higher education, so she was particularly thrilled to join the faculty in 2011 after ten years of hoping to one day teach here.

Dr. Woodward’s research interests include the global food system, school food reform, development, inequality, and social change. Courses taught at Berea include Sociology of Everyday Life, Social Stratification and Inequality, Food, Culture and Identity in Appalachia, Sociology of Development and Social Change, and Community Resources for Families.


Woodward, A. R. (2009). “Land-grant University Governance: An Analysis of Board Composition and Corporate Interlocks.” Agriculture and Human Values 26: 121-131.

Woodward, A. R. (2009). “The Impact of U.S. Subsidies on West African Cotton Production.” In P. Pinstrup-Andersen and F. Cheng (eds.), Case Studies in Food Policy for Developing Countries, Vol. III: Institutions and International Trade Policies, pp. 171-182. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

At Berea College since 2011

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