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Tyler P. Haugen, MA, SPHR

 Professor Haugen holds a BA in sociology from California State Universtiy, Northridge.  His areas of interest include sex and gender, the sociology of work & organizations, and social research methods. He most enjoys making sociology relevant for everyone and constanty is reinvigorated through the sociological imagination. Mr. Haugen was previously named the top graduate student in sociology for California by the California Sociological Association and was awarded "Outstanding Graduate Student" for his scholarship at CSUN.

Mr. Haugen enjoys a healthy balance of teaching with a professional career as the Global Director of Organizational Effectiveness at Mozilla, makers of Firefox. Mozilla works to keep the internet free and open while educating about privacy. Mr. Haugen is a Sr. Certified Professioanl (SHRM-SPC) as deisgnated by the Society for Human Resources Management and also holds the designation of SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources). This balance allows him to stay in touch with applied sociology while applying his knowledge of sociology to his everyday work.

In his spare time, Mr. Haugen is an avid supporter of the arts (especially theater), loves taking in Giant's games down the street from where he lives in San Fransisco, and enjoys traveling all over the world with his husband.