Tracy Burkett

Professor of Sociology

Address: 19 St. Philip Street, Room 204
Phone: 843.953.7143


Ph.D., Sociology, University of South Carolina
Dissertation:  "Cosponsorship in the United States Senate:  A Network Analysis of Senate Communication and Leadership, 1973-1990"

M.A., Sociology, University of South Carolina
Thesis:  "Political Networks of South Carolina State Legislators"

B.S., Political Communication, Florida State University

Courses Taught

  • SOCY 101:  Introduction to Sociology
  • SOCY 102:  Contemporary Social Issues
  • SOCY 271:  Introduction to Social Research
  • SOCY 346:  Environmental Sociology
  • SOCY 357:  Political Sociology
  • SOCY 360:  Class, Power and Privilege
  • SOCY 390:  Senior Seminar- Social Networks


Barnes, Roy and Tracy Burkett. 2010. “Structural Redundancy and Multiplicity in Corporate Networks.” Connections: 30 (2).

Lawyer, Stephen, Heidi Resnick, Von Bakanic, Tracy Burkett, and Dean Kilpatrick. 2010.  “Forcible, Drug-Facilitated, and Incapacitated Rape and Sexual Assault Among Undergraduate Women.” Journal of American College Health, 58 (5), 453-460.

Sirmons, Karen, George Dickinson, and Tracy Burkett. 2010. Teaching End-of-Life Issues: Survey of US Dental Schools and Dentists. Journal of Dental Education, 74 (1), 43-49.

Breedlove, William, Tracy Burkett and Idee Winfield. 2007. “Collaborative Collaborative Testing, Gender, Learning Styles, and Test Performance.” MountainRise: 4(1).

Halfacre, Angela, Deborah McCarthy, Tracy Burkett, and Alicia Carvajal. 2006. “Latino Migrant Farmworkers in the South Carolina Lowcountry:A Demographic Profile and an Examination of Pesticide Risk Perception and Protection in Two Pilot Case Studies".  Human Organization: 65:(1). 55-71.

Breedlove, William, Tracy Burkett and Idee Winfield. 2005. “Collaborative Testing and Test Anxiety.” Journal of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: 4(2).

Breedlove, William, Tracy Burkett and Idee Winfield. 2004. “Collaborative Testing and Test Performance. Academic Exchange Quarterly: 8(3).

Still, Brenda, Tracy Burkett, George Dickinson and Robert Tournier. 2004. “Decisions Regarding Hospice Referrals: The Role of Physicians.” Forthcoming. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care. 21(3): 196-202.