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Denise Scott

Professor of


Bailey Hall 239
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454


Denise Benoit Scott has been a faculty member of Geneseo since 1997.

Faculty Information


  • Ph.D., University of Massacusetts

Publications and Professional Activities

  • Benoit, Denise. 2007. "The Best-Kept Secrets:Women Corporate Lobbyists, Politics and Power in the United States." Rutgers University Press.
  • Clawson, D., A. Neustadtl, D. Scott. 1992. "Money Talks:Corporate PACs and Political Influence." New York:Basic Books.
Spring 2016 Classes

SOCL 210:
Sociology of Families

    The family as a social institution and social system, including its relationship to other social systems such as the economy and gender. Topics include families in the U.S. and in other societies, the
    history of the family, diversity in family composition, racial, ethnic, and social class variations in family culture and structure, family social policy and legal issues, and contemporary controversies concerning the family. Prerequisites: SOCL 100 or SOCL 102 or SOCL 105.
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