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 2016 Classes

SOCL 213:
Sociology of Medicine

    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 361:
Field Research Methods

    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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WMST 201:
Top-Women'sSt:Gender &Religion

    This is a slot course that focuses on some aspect of Women's Studies. Each section will incorporate recent feminist scholarship, methodologies, concepts, and analyses in the teaching of a subject of
    particular importance to women. In addition, each section will utilize feminist pedagogy to foster a climate of mutual inquiry and exchange of ideas between faculty and students. This course may be taken for credit multiple times with different subtitles. Offered: every spring
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