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Michael R. Leming, Ph. D.
Professor of Sociology


Michael Leming earned his B. A. degree from Westmont College, M. A. from Marquette University, and Ph.D. from the University of Utah and took additional graduate courses at the University of California (Santa Barbara). Dr. Leming is the founder and former director of the St. Olaf College Social Research Center, former member of the board of directors of the Minnesota Coalition on Terminal Care, steering committee member of the Northfield AIDS Response, and serves as hospice educator, volunteer, and grief counselor.

In 1996 Mike lived in Thailand where he was a Visiting Professor of Sociology at Chiang Mai University. Having authored twelve books on social thanatology as well as family issues, Mike is presently working on a book based upon ethnographic work in a Karen village in northern Thailand.

Classes that I am Teaching:

Course #

Course Description



Death & Dying

TTh 8:00 - 9:25

90-260 A & B

Marriage and the Family

MWF 9:05 and 10:45

Other Related Links

Spring Term In Thailand

Thailand Weblinks

Karen Webpage

Fall Courses: Death & Family

Books I have written

Karen Film

Vitae - Michael Richard Leming

My Family (The Lemings)

Death Weblinks


Office Location:                Holland Hall Room 401 E
Office Phone:                   (507) 646-3134
Dept. Secretary's Phone:        (507) 646-3351
FAX Number:                     (507) 646-3933

        Fall Office Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 2:15-4:30

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