Zachary W.  Brewster

Zachary W. Brewster

Associate Professor

2272 Faculty Administration Building

Curriculum vitae

Zachary W. Brewster



Research interest(s)/area of expertise

  • Race and Ethnic Relations, Work and Occupations, and Scholarship of Teaching and Learning


  • Ph. D. 2009. North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
  • M. A. 2002. Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY
  • B. S. 2000. Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI

Selected publications

Lynn, Michael and Zachary W. Brewster. 2019. “The Tipping Behaviors and Motives of US Travelers Abroad: Affected by Host Nations’ Tipping Norms?” Journal of Travel Research, DOI: 0047287519875820.

Wills, Jeremiah B., Zachary W. Brewster, and *Gerald Roman Nowak III. 2019. “Students’ Religiosity and Perceptions of Professor Bias: Some Empirical Lessons for Sociologists.” The American Sociologist, 50(1): 136-153.

Brewster, Zachary W. and Gerald Roman Nowak III. 2019. Racial Prejudices, Racialized Workplaces, and Restaurant Servers’ Hyperbolic Perceptions of Black-White Tipping Differences.” Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, 60(2): 159-173.

Brewster, Zachary W., Jonathan R. Brauer, and Michael Lynn. 2018. “Morality at Work: Do Employees’ Moral Commitments Inhibit Service Disparities and Reactive Workplace Behaviors?” Social Currents, 5(3): 244-263.





Currently teaching

  • Winter 2019

    Sociology 7050 (Comparative Schools of Sociological Theory)

    Sociology 1010 (Understanding Human Society)

Citation index