Daphne E. Pedersen
Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor, Sociology
- Gender; Sociology of Health; STEM Faculty and Students; Work and Well-being
Associate Dean, Dean's Office A&S
- Faculty development, DEI, contracts, annual evaluation, TRP
Dr. Daphne Pedersen, Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of Sociology, joined the UND faculty in 2004. A first-generation college student from Salt Lake City, she earned her undergraduate (B.S., Sociology, University of Utah) and doctoral degrees (Ph.D., Sociology, Utah State University) in Utah, and master’s degree (M.A., Sociology, Minnesota State University – Mankato) in Minnesota. Her research focuses on gender, the sociology of health, and how work and stress processes shape individual well-being - including among STEM students and faculty. Dr. Pedersen currently serves as Associate Dean in the College of Arts & Sciences.