Office Hours

  • MW 7:30-8:00am
  • MW 1:00-2:20pm
  • and by appointment


  • women's health,
  • social welfare;
  • race, class and gender relations

Elaine Cleeton

Associate Professor of


Bailey Hall 244
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454


Elaine Cleeton has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1997.

Faculty Information


  • Ph.D., Syracuse University
  • M.A., Syracuse University
Fall 2015 Classes

SOCL 213:
Sociology of Medicine

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    Presents social and cultural factors influencing health and illness. Looks at the roles of health care professionals, patients, and medical settings in our society. Discusses the relationships between
    the current health care system and the political and economic systems. Offered every fall
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SOCL 281:
SelTop:Globalization &Religion

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    An intensive study of a topic in sociology not covered in depth in other courses or, alternatively, an attempt to integrate two or more paradigms or converging perspectives in the field to be studied.
    Prerequisites: any 100-level Sociology course or permission of the instructor. (Some topics may require additional prerequisites.) Offered every year
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SOCL 361:
Field Research Methods

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    Techniques of social research conducted in natural settings, including observation, interviewing, and unobtrusive methods, are examined and skills in using them are developed. Procedures for analyzing
    information obtained and for presenting findings are addressed. Prerequisites: Any 100-level Sociology course or permission of instructor. Offered every fall
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