• Associate Department Head
  • Director, Texas Federal Statistical Research Data Center (TXRDC)
  • Professor
Mary Campbell


Director of the Texas Federal Statistical Research Data Center

Professor Campbell’s research focuses on the measurement of race and ethnicity in surveys and inequality between and within racial and ethnic groups. She is currently working on projects that examine the predictors of racial and ethnic identification change over the life course, and projects that explore the multiple dimensions of racialized experience, such as phenotype and accent.

Courses Taught at Texas A&M

  • SOCI 205: Introduction to Sociology
  • SOCI 217: Introduction to Race and Ethnicity
  • SOCI 317: Racial and Ethnic Relations
  • SOCI 662: Social Demography
  • SOCI 664: Racial and Ethnic Identity and Identification
  • SOCI 683: Professional Writing and Publication


Office Hours


What is Your "race"?

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research Interests

    • Racial and Ethnic Relations
    • Racial and Ethnic Identity
    • Social Inequality
    • Social Demography

Awards & Honors

  • 2024 - College of Arts & Sciences Faculty Excellence Award
  • 2020 - Achievements in Climate and Inclusion (ACI) Award, College of Liberal Arts
  • 2019-2020 - Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching, College-level, Texas A&M University
  • 2014 - Early Career Scholarship Award, Midwest Sociological Society
  • 2010 - Collegiate Teaching Award, University of Iowa

Selected Publications