Tina Granger

Title: Instructor and Sociology Program Coordinator
Department: Social Sciences
Email: tina.granger@nicholls.edu
Office Phone: 985-448-4622
Office Location: 236-A Peltier Hall


Doctoral Student, Louisiana State University
M.S.W. Tulane University
B.A. Nicholls State University
A.S. Nicholls State University

Licensed Master Social Worker


SOCI 151: Introductory Sociology
SOCI 155: Honors Introductory Sociology
SOCI 201: Social Problems
SOCI 204: Cultural Diversity in American Society
SOCI 205: Social Research I
SOCI 300: Social Service Institutions
SOCI 303: Religion – A Social Force
SOCI 305: Social Research II
SOCI 306: Case Management – Generalist Practice
SOCI 326: Sociology of Food
SOCI 424: Sociology of Disaster I
SOCI 425: Sociology of Disaster II
SOCI 490: Sociology Capstone


Tina Granger is a native of Houma, Louisiana and a member of the university faculty in the Department of Social Sciences. She is married to David R. Granger, Sr. and has five children and seven grandchildren. In 2019, she partnered with the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office and the US Dept. of Justice on a CIT Training grant and received $46,878.00 to provide data analysis as the primary investigator. She has been awarded a UL Serves grant on the research relative to the historical roots of an African/American post-civil war church “Little Zion/St. Luke”. She has continued this research and provides presentations on the data and how to engage students in active learning and ethnographic research. She serves as the Nicholls State University Service Learning Liaison to the University of Louisiana System and to the University community. As the Sociology Program Co-coordinator Ms. Granger provides program reviews, data related to student outcomes, supervises the On-line College Sociology program, and assists the Department Head in all matters related to the daily functioning of the Sociology program. Ms. Granger has developed the Social Work Minor (5 new courses), the Applied Sociology Minor, and co-developed the PETSM Disaster Response Management Minor (2 new courses). She is an Honor’s Abroad Board Member. She is invested in the bayou region and has collected data for the past five years through her research project Cajun Heritage Preservation. She has been the instructor on record for the past 8 years for the sociology research courses 205, 305, and 406. She is known in the community for her dedication to the preservation of the Cajun heritage.

Archer, R., Jefferson, M., Celebi, M., & Granger, T. (2022). Understanding the role of
unstructured socializing with peers and peer delinquency as mediators in the
relationship of parental monitoring and delinquency. Journal of Crime and Justice.

Granger, T., Celebi, M., & Jefferson, M. (Presenters). Revisiting criminalization
hypothesis: Police sensitivity training courses on people with mental illnesses.
Southern Sociological Association Annual Conference: New Orleans, La. (April, 2021).

Granger, T., (Presenter). “Cajun Heritage Preservation,” Son Rise Festival, Non-
denominational Churches, Houma Civic Center. (December 2, 2017).

Granger, T. (Presenter), Faculty Expeaux, “Cajun Heritage Preservation Project,” Nicholls
State University, Nicholls State University. (September 21, 2017).