Sean Young
Assistant Professor of Sociology
(616) 632-2075
AB 24D


Dr. Young joined the Aquinas Sociology department in the fall of 2019. His background directing experiential off-campus studies programs in urban studies provided the basis and inspiration for his scholarship in urban politics, social movements, and public and engaged sociology. His research interests focus on the intersection of community organizing, the nonprofit sector, and urban civil society.


  • Ph.D., Loyola University Chicago
  • M.A., Loyola University Chicago
  • M.A., Asbury Theological Seminary
  • B.S., Roberts Wesleyan College