Sociology & Anthropology

Anne Groggel

Assistant Professor of Sociology


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Dr. Anne Groggel is an Assistant Professor of Sociology who joined the North Central College faculty in 2019. She has an M.A. from University of Chicago, and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Indiana University.  Her current and future work explores how offline and online interactions are framed by race and gender. She examines the gendered dynamics of intimate partner violence, sexual consent, judicial decision-making, and emotional labor. She was selected by Australian National University as an inaugural fellow of the Role-Taking Project to conduct experimental research on negative consequences facing workers dealing with intimate partner violence.

In the Sociology Department, Dr. Groggel teaches courses such as Research Methods, Family, and Introduction to Sociology. Her most recent article was co-authored with former students reporting findings collected through in-class research assignments.

Selected Scholarship

Groggel, Anne. A Mixed-Method Approach to Understand Themes of Love in Victims’ Dismissals of Civil Protection Orders. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. (forthcoming)



Groggel, Anne. 2021. The Role of Place and Sociodemographic Characteristics on the Issuance of Temporary Civil Protection Orders. Law & Society Review55(1), 38-69.

Groggel, Anne, Maddie Burdick, and Angel Barraza . 2021. She Left the Party: College Students’ Meanings of Sexual Consent. Violence against women27(6-7), 766-789.

Courses Taught

Introduction to Sociology

Sociology of the Family

Qualitative Methods

Pathways in Sociology