M. Gilbert Dunn Profile

Dr. M. Gilbert Dunn

Associate Professor

Department: Sociology
Office: 303 Trout Hall



B.A., Ohio Wesleyan; M.A., Tulane; Ph.D., University of Virginia


Gil Dunn joined the Roanoke College faculty in 1993. His interests include religion, theory, and mass communication. He teaches Introduction to Sociology, Sociology of Religion, Popular Culture, The Information Society, Social Theory, Senior Symposium, and Senior Seminar, and he is the coordinator of the Information Analysis concentration. He has co-authored a monograph on media research, and he has been awarded grant support from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Col. Dunn has a special interest in the Canary Islands.