Assistant Professor of Sociology (1998)
Chairperson of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
B.A., University of Massachusetts; Literature and Psychology
M.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; Sociology, 1989
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz; Sociology, 1998
Ph.D. Thesis Title: “Faultlines of Power: the Political Economy of Redevelopment in a Progressive City after a Natural Disaster”
Sample of Courses Taught
Undergraduate: Principles of Sociology, The Sociology of Urban Life, Criminology
Sample of Publications
Gendron, R. “Arts and Craft: Implementing an Arts-based Development Strategy in a ‘Controlled-growth’ Country.” Sociological Perspectives 39(1996): 539-555.
Sample of Presentations
Gendron, R. “Arts and craft: Strategic Aspects of the Inclusion of Cultural Facilities in Mixed use Developments.” Pacific Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Spokane, Washington, 1990.
Gendron, R. “Suspending the Class Struggle: the Political Economy of Redevelopment after a Natural Disaster in a Progressive City.” 1994 American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, 1994.