Patricia R. Koski
Associate Dean of the Graduate School and Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University of Arkansas, where she also previously served as the Chair of the Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice. She has published and presented primarily on topics related to family violence, sociology of culture, and the creation of the self. She received her PhD in sociology from Washington State University. In recent years, her professional affiliations have been in the area of graduate education, where she has served on various committees with the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools.