Sociology in the Spotlight

Upcoming Conferences

American Sociological Association (ASA)
August 16-19, 2014
Hilton San Francisco, San Francisco CA

Midwest Sociological Society (MSS)
March 26-29, 2015
Kansas City Marriott Downtown, Kansas City KS

 

Recent Faculty Presentations

Rafael Narvaez (October,  2014). "Intersectionality in the Classroom: Adding Other Variables to  the GLBTQ Curricula." 1st Inter Faculty Organization of the Minnesota State  Colleges and Universities LGBTIQAA Conference. Mankato, Minnesota.

Rafael Narvaez (September, 2014). "How the Human Body Connects the Present to the Past and to the  Forthcoming" Interdisciplinary.net 4th Global Conference, Oxford  University, Oxford, England.

Rafael Narvaez (July, 2014). "Studying Body Politics: An Ethnography of Gay Venues in New  York City." Ethnographies of Gender and the Body (International)  Conference, Vrije Universiteit, Association of Gender and Feminist Studies,  Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Rafael Narvaez (October,  2013). "Aesthetic Collective Memories: Findings Concerning Shift in the  Collective Parameters of Perception and Sensation." The Society for  Phenomenology and the Human Sciences Conference, Eugene, Oregon.

Rafael Narvaez (May, 2013). "Embodied Collective Memory: The Study of Bio-Psycho-Social  Phenomena." Dialogue and Debate in the making of Theoretical Psychology,  15th Biennial (International) Conference, The International Society for  Theoretical Psychology, Santiago, Chile.

Aurea K. Osgood and Charissa Eaton. (2013). "Reinventing the Wheel: Redesigning an Interdisciplinary Gerontology Program." Presented at AGHE's 2013 Annual Meetings, St. Petersburg FL.

Aurea K. Osgood
 and Jennifer J.N. Chernega (2011). “The Challenges and Benefits of a Sociology Travel Study Course.” Presented at ASA’s 2011 Annual Meetings, Las Vegas NV.

Jennifer J.N. Chernega, Anne Figert, Christine C. George, and Sarah Stawiski. (2011). “Social Identity, Anticipatory Socialization and Harm Reduction: Helping the Homeless Transition to Housing.” Presented at ASA’s 2011 Annual Meetings, Las Vegas NV.

Nicole H.W. Civettini.(2011). “The Selective Doing of Gender: Differences in Housework Sharing between Gay and Lesbian Couples.” Presented at ASA’s 2011 Annual Meetings, Las Vegas NV.

 

Recent Faculty Publications

Osgood, Aurea K. and Charissa Eaton (2014). "Reinventing the Wheel: Lessons Learned in Redesigning a Gerontology Program." In American Sociological Association’s TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology.

Chernega, Jennifer J.N. & Aurea K. Osgood. (2012). "Bringing Students into a Discipline: Reflections on a Travel Study." College Teaching 60(3). (PDF)

Osgood, Aurea K. (2012). “Building an Eldertopia: An Activity and A Course Structure.” In American Sociological Association’s TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology. (PDF)

Osgood, Aurea K. and Jennifer J.N. Chernega. (2011). "Getting Students Excited About Social Research.” In American Sociological Association’s TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology. (PDF)

Chernega, Jennifer J.N. & Aurea K. Osgood. (2011). “Travel with Students: A Review of Existing Literature.” In American Sociological Association’s TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology. (PDF)

Schroeder, Ryan D., Aurea K. Osgood, and Michael J. Oghia. (2010). “Family Transitions and Juvenile Delinquency.” Sociological Inquiry 80(4): 579-604. (PDF)
 
Osgood, Aurea K. and Ryan D. Schroeder. (2009). “Public assistance receipt: A comparison of Black and White single-father families.” In R. Coles & C. Green (Eds.), The Myth of the Missing Black Father. Columbia University Press. (PDF)

Civettini, Nicole H.W. & Jennifer Glass. (2008). “The Impact of Religious Conservatism on Men’s -Work and Family Involvement.” Gender & Society 22(2): 172-193 (PDF)

 

Faculty News

Brian Aldrich is the faculty advisor for the new "WSU Global Zero" chapter.  The purpose of the organization is to provide educational and awareness programs "to strengthen the knowledge and to promote and create an environment in which the community can learn about eliminating and reduce the proliferation of nuclear weapons and create a peaceful better world for the future generation."