Associate Professor of Sociology (2001)
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
B.A., Western Michigan University; Psychology, 1990
M.S.W., University of Michigan; Community Organization, 1992
Ph.D., Boston College; Sociology, 2001
Ph.D. Thesis Topic: Contemporary White Masculinities
Sample of Publications
(work in progress) Ethnographic Research on Stay-at-Home Fathers.
(under review) “White Masculinities in the Age of Obama: Rebuilding or Reloading?” Barreto, A. (ed.) American Identity in the Age of Obama. (Publisher TBA)
(forthcoming, 2011) “The Paradox of Male Privilege: Toward a Gender Democracy & Democratic Manhood” in Harvey, C. & Allard, M. (eds.) Understanding and Managing Diversity: Readings, Cases, & Exercises. 3rd edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
(2010) “The Social Geographies of White Masculinities” in O’Donnell, M. (ed.) Structure and Agency. Vol. 3 pp. 279-301 [Reprint of article published in Critical Sociology]
(2006) “Believing is Seeing: The Martix of Vision & White Masculinities” Journal of Contemporary Ethnography. Volume 35 (1): 51-83
(2006) “What Are You Lookin’ At? The Oppositional Gaze, Intersectionality, and the Social Geographies of White Masculinities” in Pfohl, S., Van Wagenen, A., Arend, P., Brooks, A. and Leckenby, D. (eds.) History, Culture, and Power. Boston, MA: Brill Academic Publishers. [Chapter originally appeared in Critical Sociology. Vol. 30 (2):241-264
Sample of Presentations
“White Masculinities in the Age of Obama: Rebuilding or Reloading?” American Identity in the Age of Obama, The Amilcar Cabral Center in the John D. O’Bryant African American Institute, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, March 25, 2011.
“Anti-Death Penalty Activism as ‘Pro-Life’: The Question of Morality in the Fight to Overcome State-Sanctioned Death” Keynote Address to the Spare Change Social Justice Retreat. Oakhurst Retreat Center, 120 Hill St. Whitinsville, MA, January 29, 2006.
“Solidarity Through Service: Toward a Nomadic Consciousness” Keynote Address to Associate Missionaries of the Assumption, Assumption College, 50 Old English Rd., Worcester, MA 01609, August 20, 2005.
“Putting Ideas into Action: An Awakening” Keynote Address to the Spare Change Social Justice Retreat. Oakhurst Retreat Center, 120 Hill St. Whitinsville, MA, February 6, 2005.
“What Are You Lookin’ At? The Male Gaze Turned on Other Men” Annual Meetings of the Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP), Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, CA, August 15, 2004.
“Power as Patterned Irregularities: Theorizing Power at the Intersections Between Everyday Life & Social Structure” Annual Meetings of the Society for the Study of Study of Symbolic Interactionism (SSSI), Villa Florence Hotel, San Francisco, CA, August 14, 2004.