Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice



Marion Hughes

Assistant Professor

Office:   Liberal Arts, Room 3338
Phone:   410-704-2930
Fax:   410-704-2854

Dr. Marion Hughes

Ph.D. in Sociology. 1999. University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.
Dissertation: "Adolescent Fatherhood: Social Determinants and Life Course Consequences"


Current research projects

Measurement, correlates, and implications of fear of rape

Factors in school avoidance


Selected Publications

Marion R. Hughes, Jonathan S. Gaines, and Douglas W. Pryor. Forthcoming. “Staying away from school: Adolescents who miss school due to feeling unsafe.” Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice. Published via Online First on June 13, 2014. doi:10.1177/1541204014538067.

Pryor, Douglas W. and Marion R. Hughes. 2013. “Fear of Rape among College Women: A Social Psychological Analysis.Violence and Victims 28 (3, June): 443-465.

Marion Hughes. 2007. Syllabus, homework assignments and computer lab exercises, pp.36-41 and 198-224 in Demography Teaching Resources Guide. Washington, DC: American Sociological Association.

Marion R. Hughes. 1998. “Social Determinants of Adolescent Fatherhood.” Sociological Analysis 1(4, December): 69-87.

Marion R. Hughes. 1997. “Sample Selection Bias in Analyses of the Political Democracy-Income Inequality Relationship.” Social Forces 75: 1101-1117.


Courses Taught

SOCI 101: Introduction to Sociology
SOCI 212: Social Statistics
SOCI 301: The Family
SOCI 329: Demography
SOCI 341: Class, Status, and Power
SOCI 391: Research Methods
TSEM 102: Population Issues in the 21st Century








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