Sree Subedi

Professor and Chair

566 Mosler Hall | Hamilton Campus
224 Johnston Hall | Middletown Campus


  • Ph.D., Sociology, The University of Akron, Ohio
  • M.A., Sociology, The University of Akron, Ohio
  • M.A., English, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
  • B.A., Miranda House, Delhi University, India

Research Interests

  • Mental Health
  • Comparative Sociology
  • Medical Sociology

Courses Taught

  • SOC 151 Social Relations  
  • SOC 152: Social Relations and US Cultures 
  • SOC 153: Sociology in a Global Context 
  • SOC/GTY 154: Sociology in a Global Context (online) Aging in American Society
  • SOC 201: Social Problems
  • SOC/FSW 363: Sociology of Families 
  • SOC 357: Medical Sociology 
  • SOC 358: Sociology of Mental Disorders
  • SOC/FSW/WGS 451: Family Violence 

Selected Publications


Mark B.Tausig, Janet Michello and Sree Subedi (2008, 2004, 1999) “A Sociology of Mental Illness” Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Book Chapters:

J.K. Chahal, S.R. Kunkel, Janardan Subedi, Sree Subedi and F.J. Wittington (2014) Health and Health Care Systems, “ Pp.129-153 in Suzanne Kunkel, J. Scott Brown and Frank Whittington, Global Aging: Comparative Perspectives on Aging the Life Course. Springer Publisher.

Mark Tausig, Michael Selgelid, Sree Subedi and Janardan Subedi (2006) “Taking Sociology Seriously: A New Approach to the Bioethical Problems of Infectious Disease,” Pp 167-178. In Bioethics and Society, Raymond G. DeVries, Kristina Orfali, Leigh Turner and Charles Bosk (eds.), CA: Sage Publications.

Mark Tausig, Sree Subedi and Janardan Subedi (2004) “The Bioethics of Medical Research in Very Poor Countries” in Raymond DeVreis and Janardan Subedi (eds.) Bioethics and Society, Boston, MA: MIT Press.

Selected Journal Articles:

Mark B.Tausig, Janardan Subedi, Baffour Takyi and Sree Subedi (2016) “Perceptions of Mental Illness in Rural Nepal: Dimensions of Stigma and their Social Origin.” American International Journal of Social Sciences: Vol.5(4): 27-40.

Amod Pyakuryal, Mark Tausig, Sree Subedi, Janardan Subedi (2011) “Strangers in a familiar land: the psychological consequences of internal migration in a developing country.” Journal of Stress and Health, Vol.27 (3) 199-208.

Sree Subedi and Carolyn Mason (2006) “Helping Parents with Mental Illness and their Children: A Call for Family Focused Mental Health Care” Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, Vol.44, no7:36-41.

Sree Subedi, Mark Tausig, Janardan Subedi and Sarah Williams-Blangero (2004) “Mental Illness and Disability among the Elderly in Developing Countries.” Journal of Aging and Health (Vol.16, no.1:71-87).

Mark Tausig, Sree Subedi, Janardan Subedi, Chris Broughton and Sarah Williams-Blangero (2004) “Psychological Disease Burden in Nepal and Its Relationship to Physical Health Problems” Social Behavior and Personality, Vol. 32 (5): 419-428.

Externally Funded Research Grant

Sree Subedi (2004-2009). “Mapping Genes for Neurocognitive Endophenotypes”. Subcontract with Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard University, Boston, MA. Funded by the National Institute For Health-National Institute of Mental Health (NIH-NIMH R01- MH068498), Washington D.C. [$229,918.00]

Service Interests

  • Diversity Initiatives/Committee (1992-present)
  • Community Mental Health Organizations (1991-presemt)
  • Domestic Violence (2014-present)