Sarah L. Hoiland, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.Email:

Office Tel:  718-518-6874

Biography:  Sarah L. Hoiland has a Ph.D. in sociology from The New School for Social Research. She is an ethnographer with research interests in alternative feminisms in male-dominated subcultures and incorporates participant observation, interviews, archival research, and qualitative data analysis in her research and writing. Professor Hoiland has published articles in The International Journal of Motorcycle Studies (IJMS), Numeracy, Hispanic Education Technology Services, and Journal of Peer Learning and is the recipient of several internal CUNY research grants and external collaborative grants. She was selected as a Mellon/ ACLS Community College Faculty Fellow in 2019 for her forthcoming monograph Rightous Sisterhood:  Constructing a Feminist Biker Identity in a Misogynist Subculture. Dr. Hoiland has reviewed articles for Numeracy, IJMS, and grant proposals for NSF and is an active member of the American Sociological Association (ASA) as an elected representative on the ASA Section on Teaching and Learning (2019-2021). She is a board member of the nonprofit Roots and Action/ Raíces y Acción.

Courses Usually Taught

SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 
ANT 101 Introduction to Anthropology 
CAP 200 Bronx Beautiful

For more information, please go to her CUNY Academic Commons Profile.