Dr. Todd Couch

Dr. Todd Couch

Associate Professor of Sociology

Office: FH 238
Phone: 843-661-1917

Ph. D. – Texas A&M University, 2014


Dr. Todd C. Couch is an Assistant Professor of Sociology. His research focuses on examining racial and ethnic relations in the United States from various theoretical perspectives. Dr. Couch’s research using systemic racism theory to analyze threat narratives promoted by student gun rights organization Students for Concealed Carry on Campus was recently published in Issues in Race and Society. His current research examines racialized emotions and the influence of inverted epistemology in constructing vulnerability narratives. He also serves as an expert reviewer for The Journal of Historical Sociology. Dr. Couch has presented his research at national and regional conferences, including the American Sociological Association, the American Society of Criminology, the Association of Black Sociologists, the Southern Sociological Society, and the Southwestern Social Science Association.

Courses Taught:

SOCI 201: Principles of Sociology
SOCI 310: Racial and Cultural Minorities
SOCI 311: Economic Inequality
SOCI 375: Sociology of Health and Medicine
SOCI 389: Sociology of Religion