Dr. Barbara Feldman

Professor of Sociology


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College Hall 214


Social Science 102


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Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
M.A., University of Delaware
B.A., University of Delaware

Dr. Barbara Feldman is a professor of sociology and an experienced higher education administrator, who served as New College’s provost from 2017 to 2020 and Bridgewater State University’s provost from 2014 to 2016. She previously was dean of the Maxwell College of Arts and Sciences at New Jersey City University. She also has held teaching and administrative roles at Montclair State University and Seton Hall University. Feldman’s academic research has examined the community response to natural disasters. She teaches courses including the sociology of women, gender, family and work.