Eric Primm, Ph.D.

Chair, Division of Social Sciences / Professor of Sociology & Criminal Justice

  • Office: Armington Learning Center, 423
  • Telephone: (606) 218-5041
  • E-mail: EricPrimm@upike.edu

Drugs and Society
Introduction to Social Statistics
Introduction to Sociology
Research Methods
Social Problems
Social Stratification
Sociological Theory
Sociology of Sport
Sociology of the Family

Ph.D. Sociology, 2004–University of Colorado.

B.S. Sociology, 1989–Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

  1. Smith, Wade P., Eric Primm, and Valerie R. Stackman. 2014. “Intentional Foul? Sport Card Values and the (De)valuation of Black Athletes in the NBA, 1989-2009” in Racism and Sports, edited by Lori Martin. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger Publishers.
  2. Primm, Eric, Nicole Piquero, Robert M. Regoli, and Alex Piquero. 2011. “Investigating Customer Racial Discrimination in the Secondary Baseball Card Market.” Sociological Inquiry 81:110-132.
  3. Primm, Eric, Nicole Piquero, Robert M. Regoli, and Alex Piquero. 2010. “Racial Bias in Baseball Card Collecting Revisited.” The Social Science Journal 47:865-874.
  4. Primm, Eric, Nicole Piquero, Robert M. Regoli, and Alex Piquero. 2010. “The Role of Race in Football Card Prices.” Social Science Quarterly 91:129-142.
  5. Primm, Eric, Robert M. Regoli, and John D. Hewitt. 2009 “Race, Fear, and Firearms: The Roles of Demographics and Guilt Assuagement in the Creation of a Political Partition.” Journal of African American Studies 13:63-73.

Class and class culture
Drugs and drug policy
Gun culture, gun control, and gun policy
Contextual Learning (educational practices and policy)