Peg Wimmer

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Peg Wimmer

Peg Wimmer Instructor of Sociology
School of Social Sciences

AAS, New River Community College
BS, Radford University
Certificate in Gerontology, Virginia Tech
MS, Virginia Tech
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Email: pwimmer@ferrum.edu
Office phone: (540) 365-4315
Personal web page: None listed
Office: Beckham 301
Teaching at Ferrum since: 2007

Courses taught:

  • SOC101 - General Sociology
  • SOC202 - Social Problems
  • SOC205 - Marriage and the Family
  • SOC207 - Sociology of Sex and Gender
  • SOC310 - Social Class and Inequality
  • SOC330 - Organization and Behavior
  • SOC391 - Directed Study in Applied Sociology
  • SOC470 - Social Science Research Methods


  • Mary B. Lalone, Peg Wimmer, and Reva K. Spence, Eds. Appalachian Farming Life: Memories and Perspectives On Family Farming in Virginia?s New River Valley. LaLone, Wimmer, and Spence, Eds., VA: Brightside Press (2003)
  • Mary B. Lalone, Peg Wimmer, and Amanda Hartle, Eds. The Radford Arsenal: Impacts and Cultural Change in an Appalachian Region, 2nd Edition. VA: Brightside Press (2003)
  • WORK IN PROGRESS Martha J. Wunsch, Kent Nakamoto, Peg Wimmer, and Sidney H. Schnoll. ?Prescription Drug Mortality in Rural Virginia: Characterization of Older Women as a High-Risk Group.? Under review for publication.


  • Drug Related Deaths in Southwestern Virginia
  • Sandwich Generation Caregivers
  • Appalachian Regional Oral Histories

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