Public Policy

Craig Dennis Lair

Associate Professor




Campus Box 0412


Glatfelter Hall
Room 110 A
300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400

Academic Focus

Economic Sociology, Sociological Theory, The Sociology of Work

Professor Lair is a graduate of the University of Maryland (Ph.D. and M.A.) and Arizona State University (B.A.). He teaches a variety of courses, including Introduction to Sociology; Wealth, Power, and Prestige, Introduction to Sociological Theory; and Theories of Capitalism.  His research focuses on the sociology of outsourcing, work, and the economy. Over the past few years, he has focused on two projects: the sociological exploration of advertisements for nannies on Craigslist, and the trend of individuals and businesses hiring companies to write greeting cards on their behalf.