Lecturers at the Jefferson Educational Society

Molly Monahan Lang

Molly Monahan Lang, Ph.D., is a native of Erie who earned her B.A. in Sociology from Penn State University in State College in 1995.  She soon moved to Raleigh, N.C., to attend graduate school there. She subsequently earned her M.S. and Ph.D. in Sociology from North Carolina State University, where she cultivated her love of teaching Sociology to undergraduates.  Her first job after graduate school was at Baldwin Wallace College in Berea, Ohio, where she taught for four years.  She subsequently relocated to central Pennsylvania to teach at Bloomsburg University. She now lives in Fairview and teaches Sociology at both Mercyhurst University and Penn State Behrend.  Her teaching and research interests are varied but focus on the social constructions and inequalities associated with gender, race, social class, and aging. She is the mother of three young children.