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Coastal Carolina University
P.O. Box 261954
Conway, South Carolina
29528-6054

phone
843-349-2244

fax
843-234-0426

Matthew E. Wilkinson

Expertise
Criminology, Juvenile Delinquency, Identity, Social Psychology, Consumerism

College
College of Science

Biography
Matt Wilkinson is assistant professor of sociology. He earned a Ph.D. in 2008 from Louisiana State University. He teaches introductory sociology, juvenile delinquency, deviance, sociological theory, and sociology of consumer culture. His research is currently focused on the role of social integration in the construction and maintenance of identity and its subsequent influence on mental health. Wilkinson's other research interests include strain-anomie theory, delinquency, consumerism, popular culture, and social identity. He is a member of the American Sociological Association, the Southern Sociological Society and the Mid-South Sociological Association.

Contact Information
Phone: 843-349-6440
Email: mwilkins@coastal.edu