Mike Owen Benediktsson
Ph.D. Sociology, Princeton University
Urban Sociology, Cultural Sociology, and the Sociology of the Media
Social Implications of Material Objects, Technological Artifacts, and Design. Changes in Urban Built Space. New York City.
- Benediktsson, Mike Owen, Brian Lamberta, and Erika Larsen. (2016). “Taming a Chaotic Concept: Gentrification and Segmented Consumption in Brooklyn, 2002-2012.” Forthcoming in Urban Geography. Advance online publication: DOI:10.1080/02723638.2015.1096113
- In the Midst of Things: The Social Life of Urban Artifacts. (Book manuscript under contract.)
- Benediktsson, Mike Owen. (2016). “Beyond the Sidewalk: Pedestrian Risk and Material Mismatch in the American Suburbs.” Forthcoming in Mobilities. Advance online publication: DOI:10.1080/17450101.2015.1019748.
- Benediktsson, Mike Owen, Brian Lamberta, and Sarah Van Norden. (2015). “The Endangered Enclave: Hispanic-Owned Business Displacement in Brooklyn, 2002-2012.” Metropolitics. October 6.
- Benediktsson, Mike Owen. (2014) “Territories of Concern: Vacant Housing and Perceived Disorder on Three Suburban Blocks.” City & Community. 13(3): 191-213.
- Benediktsson, Mike Owen (2010). "The Deviant Organization and the Bad Apple CEO: Ideology and Accountability in Media Coverage of Corporate Scandals." Social Forces 88(5): 2189-2216
Ph.D. Graduate Center of the City University of New York, 1989
Contemporary Theory; Classical Theory; Criminology; Deviance; Sociology of Law; Feminist Theory; Gender, Race and Class; Social Psychology and the Psychosocial; Cultural Sociology.
Cultural sociology; psychosocial studies; social movements and public sociology; theory, gender and sexualities; political economy; race, gender, and social policy.
- Lynn Chancer and John Andrews, ed. The Unhappy Divorce of Sociology and Psychoanalysis: Diverse Perspectives on the Psychosocial (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)
- Lynn Chancer, High Profile Crimes: When Legal Cases Become Social Causes (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005)
- Lynn Chancer, Reconcilable Differences: Beauty, Pornography and the Future of Feminism (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998)
- Sadomasochism in Everyday Life (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1992).
Phd in Sociology; Columbia University
Prof Chin teaches Sociology of the Family, Migration and Immigration to the US, Children of Immigrants, Urban Sociology and Ethnography.
Margaret’s general research interests include contemporary immigration to the United States including the working poor, young and adult children of immigrants, ethnic media and change in the Asian American community, especially the growth and change in Chinatowns in New York City. In particular, she is working on a book manuscript on adult Asian Americans and Work.
- With Min Zhou and Rebecca Kim. “The Transformation of Chinese America: New York vs. Los Angeles” a chapter in New York and Los Angeles: The Uncertain Future edited by Halle and Beveridge. Oxford University Press. 2013.
- “Changing Expectations: Economic Downturns and Immigrant Chinese Women in New York City” a chapter in Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age edited by Guevarra, Florez-Gonzalez, Chang, and Toro-Morn. University of Illinois Press. 2013.
- “The Right Hand and the Left hand: Contradictory Social Policies in the Lives of the Working Poor.” By Katherine Newman and Margaret M. Chin. A chapter in American Democracy and the Pursuit of Equality edited by Merlin Chowkwanyun and Randa Serhan. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers 2011.
- Sewing Women: Immigrants and the NYC Garment Industry. Columbia University Press. 2005.
- “Moving On: Chinese Garment Workers after 9/11.” A chapter in Wounded City: The Social Impact of 9/11, edited by Nancy Foner. New York: Russell Sage Foundation 2005.
Ph.D. in Sociology, Fordham University 2002
Family, Race and Multiculturalism, Media and Popular Culture, Focus Groups
Race and Ethnic Relations, Multiracialism; Media and Popular Culture; Education
- 2014. Childs, Erica Chito. “A Global Look at Mixing: Problems, Pitfalls and Possibilities,” Journal of Intercultural Studies Vol. 35 (6): 677-688.
- 2009 Childs, Erica Chito. Fade to Black and White: Interracial Images in Media and Popular Culture. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
- 2005 Childs, Erica Chito. Navigating Interracial Borders: Black-White Couples and Their Social Worlds. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.
- 2005 Childs, Erica Chito. “Looking Behind the Stereotypes of the “Angry Black Woman”: An Exploration of Black Women’s Responses to Interracial Relationships.” Gender & Society. Volume 19 (4):544-561
Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Texas-Austin
Professor Daniels teaches Introduction to Sociology, Digital Sociology, Medical Sociology, Sociology through Documentary Film, Sociology of Race and Racism, and The Politics of Queer Sexuality.
Daniels' main area of interest is in race and technology. Specifically, she studies the way the Internet is changing racism, both the way people experience it and the way people perpetrate it. An internationally recognized expert in the study of racism online, she has written extensively on this subject.
Daniels is also interested in public sociology, which grew out of her experience with Racism Review, a scholarly blog that she co-founded (with Joe R. Feagin) and has maintained since 2007.
- Jessie Daniels and Polly Thistlewaite, Being a Scholar in the Digital Era (Bristol, UK: Policy Press, 2016).
- Jessie Daniels, "The Trouble with White Feminism: Whiteness, Digital Feminism and the Intersectional Internet," in The Intersectional Internet, Safiya Umoja Noble and Brendesha M.Tynes (2016):41-60.
- Jessie Daniels, "'My Brain Database Doesn't See Skin Color' Color-Blind Racism in the Technology Industry and in Theorizing the Web." American Behavioral Scientist 59, no.11 (2015):1377-1393.
- Jessie Daniels, "Race and Racism in Internet Studies: A Review and Critique." New Media & Society 15, no. 5 (2013): 695-719.
- Jessie Daniels, "Intervention: Reality TV, Whiteness, and Narratives of Addiction," in Advances in Medical Sociology, Julie Netherland, ed.,Vol.14 (2012):103-125.
- Daniels, Jessie, and Joe R. Feagin. "The (Coming) Social Media Revolution in the Academy," Fast Capitalism 8:1(2011).
Ph.D., Rutgers University
Cognitive Sociology/Social Memory Studies, Interpersonal Behavior (microsociology/symbolic interaction), Cultural Sociology, Classical and Contemporary Sociological Theory
Professor DeGloma’s recent book, Seeing the Light: The Social Logic of Personal Discovery (University of Chicago Press, 2014), explores the stories people tell about life-changing discoveries of “truth” and illuminates the ways that individuals and communities use autobiographical stories to weigh in on salient moral and political controversies. This book addresses a wide variety of subject matters, including trauma, war, sexuality, and religion. He is currently working on his second book, which explores the phenomenon of anonymity and the impact of anonymous actors in various social situations and interactions throughout history.
- DeGloma, Thomas. 2014. Seeing the Light: The Social Logic of Personal Discovery. Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press.
- DeGloma, Thomas. Anonymous: The Performance and Impact of Hidden Identities. Book manuscript in progress.
- DeGloma, Thomas. 2015. “The Strategies of Mnemonic Battle: On the Alignment of Autobiographical and Collective Memories in Conflicts over the Past.” American Journal of Cultural Sociology 3, 1:156-190.
- DeGloma, Thomas. 2014. “The Unconscious in Cultural Dispute: On the Ethics of Psychosocial Discovery.” Pp. 77-98 in The Unhappy Divorce of Psychoanalysis and Sociology: Diverse Perspectives on the Psychosocial. Lynn Chancer and John Andrews (eds). London: Palgrave Macmillan.
- DeGloma, Thomas. 2011. "Defining Social Illness in a Diagnostic World: Trauma and the Cultural Logic of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder." Pp. 59-82 in Advances in Medical Sociology, Vol. 12: Sociology of Diagnosis. McGann, PJ and David J. Hutson (eds). Emerald Publishing Group: Wales, UK.
Ph.D., University of Chicago
International migration; New York City
Immigration; comparative migration studies; race and ethnicity; urban
- Strangers No More: Immigration and the Challenges of Integration in North America and Western Europe (with Richard Alba, Princeton University Press, 2015).
- One Out of Three: Immigrant New York in the Twenty-First Century (Columbia University Press, 2013).
- From Ellis Island to JFK: New York’s Two Great Waves of Immigration (Yale University Press, 2000)
BA University of Minnesota
Mark is a Lecturer and Undergraduate Advisor in the department. He teaches courses in Introduction to Sociology, Classical Social Theory, Contemporary Social Theory and Sociology of Medicine. He also regularly develops new special topics courses, such as Sociology of Film and Sociology of the Body.
His research interests are in Film and Media, Crime and Deviance, and Social History.
Ph.D., Sociology, University of Chicago, 1972
Professor, Hunter College and Graduate Center, City University of New York since 1984
Social Movements, Latin America, Human Rights
Occupy Wall Street, The Latin American left, The Brazilian Landless Farmworkers Movement, Human rights and warfare, Methodological approaches to social and economic rights
- The Politics of Benevolence: Revival Religion and American Voting Behavior (Ablex Publishing Corp., 1979)
- Building Popular Power: Workers' and Neighborhood Movements in the Portuguese Revolution (Monthly Review Press, 1988)
- Fighting to Learn: Popular Education and Guerrilla War in El Salvador (Rutgers University Press, 1998)
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 2009
Jessica Hardie's website
Social statistics, research methods, sociology of education, race/class/gender
Race, class, and gender disparities in the transition to adulthood; health and family relationships; educational transitions and institutions; social capital
- Hardie, Jessica Halliday and Judith A. Seltzer. Forthcoming. “Parent-child Relationships at the Transition to Adulthood: A Comparison of Black, Hispanic, and White Immigrant and Native-Born Youth.” Social Forces.
- Hardie, Jessica Halliday and Kristin Turney. Forthcoming. “The Intergenerational Consequences of Parental Health Limitations.” Journal of Marriage and Family.
- Hardie, Jessica Halliday. 2015. “The Best Laid Plans: Social Capital in the Development of Girls’ Educational and Occupational Plans.” Social Problems 62(2):241-265.
- Hardie, Jessica Halliday. 2014. “The Consequences of Unrealized Expectations in the Transition to Adulthood.” Social Science Research 48: 196-211.
- Hardie, Jessica Halliday and Nancy S. Landale. 2013. “Profiles of Risk: Maternal Health, Socioeconomic Status, and Child Well-being.” Journal of Marriage and Family 75: 651-666.
- Hernandez, Donald J. and Jeffery S. Napierala. Mother’s Education and Children’s Outcomes: How Dual-Generation Programs Offer Increased Opportunities for America’s Families. New York, Foundation for Child Development, July 2014.
- Hernandez, Donald J. and Jeffery S. Napierala. Diverse Children: Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration in America’s New Non-Majority Generation New York, Foundation for Child Development, July 2013.
- Hernandez, Donald J. and Jeffery S. Napierala. Children in Immigrant Families: Essential to America’s Future New York, Foundation for Child Development, June 2012.
- Hernandez, Donald J. PreK-3rd: Next Steps for Longitudinal Data Systems New York, Foundation for Child Development, April, 2012.
- Hernandez, Donald J. Double Jeopardy: How Third-Grade Reading Skills and Poverty Influence High School Graduation. Baltimore: Annie E. Casey Foundation, April 2011.
- Hernandez, Donald J. Declining Fortunes of Children in Middle-Class Families: Economic Inequality and Child Well-Being in the 21st Century. New York, NY: Foundation for Child Development, January, 2011.
- Hernandez, Donald J., Nancy A. Denton, and Suzanne E. Macartney, “Early Childhood Education Programs: Accounting for Low Enrollment in Immigrant and Minority Families”. In Richard Alba and Mary A. Waters (eds.) The Next Generation: Immigrant Youth in Comparative Perspective, New York: NYU Press, 2011.
Classical and contemporary social theory; international development; the sociology of Islam; gender in the Middle East and North Africa; biotechnology; law and social justice.
Postmodern theories; culture and politics in Michel Foucault’s work; empire, Islam and gender in the Middle East and North Africa; cultural identity movements in Algeria; power and anthropological constructions of non-Western communities in the global era; the cosmopolitan and universal in Immanuel Kant’s anthropology.
- Torture and the Twilight of Empire: From Algiers to Baghdad Princeton 2008)
Questioning the Veil: Open Letters to Muslim Women (Princeton, second edition 2010).
- “Poststructuralist Theory and Women in the Middle East: Going in Circles?
Contemporary Arab Affairs, January 2013. An Arabic version appeared in Arab Feminism: A Critical View, Bahitat (Lebanese Researchers’ Association), Beirut, 2012.
- “Resucitando el pasado: Las mujeres, el Islam y la identidad, in Ángeles Ramírez, ed. La Alteridad Imaginada, Barcelona: Bellaterra, 2014.
- “L’Organisation militaire du savoir et le rêve d’un sujet colonial nouveau,” in A. Kadri, M. Bouaziz and T. Quemeneur, eds. La Guerre d’Algérie Revisitée, Paris: Kathala, 2015.
- “Al Islam as-siyassi wa “I’adat isti’mar fi al jaza‘ir (“Political Islam and the Recolonization of Algeria”) in Ali Ahmida, ed. Beyond Colonialism and Nationalism in the Maghreb, Beirut, 2015.
- “Torture,” Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought, Princeton University Press, fall 2013.
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Ph.D. Sociology, CUNY-Graduate Center
Food and society, leisure and consumption studies, urban sociology, media and art
Urban sociology in creative cities, artisanal culture and gentrification, food, culture and the city, and youth employment and social media
- London, Jeff. “Portlandia in Portland: Curated Life in the Utopian City,” Metropolitics, April 7th, 2015. (URL: http://www.metropolitiques.eu/Portlandia-in-Portland-Curated.html)
- London, Jeff. (RESUBMITTED) “Portland, Oregon, Rock Music, and Change: Meaning and space in a trending city,” City & Community.
PhD, Sociology, 1998, New York University
Research Methods, Sociology of Organizations, Social Movements, Nonprofit Organizations
Collective Action, Organizational Fields, Community and Grassroots Organizing, Collective Identity
- Urban Action Networks: HIV/AIDS and Community Organizing in New York City. Boulder, CO: Rowman and Littlefield, 2007;
Winner of the Outstanding Book in Nonprofit and Voluntary Action Research award from the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, 2009.
- Understanding Organizations. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, 2009.
- “Transnational Nationalism: Strategic Action Fields and the Organization of the Fenian Movement.” Forthcoming in Research in Social Movements, Conflicts, and Change.
Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1999
Urban Sociology; Immigration; and Digital Sociology
Research interests: offline and online immigrant communities; linking specific population groups (racial and ethnic minorities, the elderly) to urban issues (social inequality, crime, social disorganizations)
- Oh, Joong-Hwan, and Jung-Hee Lee. 2014. Asian Values, Ethnic Identity, and Acculturation among Ethnic Asian Wives in South Korea, Journal of International Migration and Integration, Vol. 15: 73-91.
- Oh, Joong-Hwan, and Sangmoon Kim. 2009. Aging, Neighborhood Attachment, and Fear of Crime: Testing Reciprocal Effects, Journal of Community Psychology, Vol. 36(7): 1-20.
- Oh, Joong-Hwan. 2008. The Quest to Understand Self-Employment in American Metropolitan Areas, Urban Studies, Vol. 41(11): 469-490.
- Oh, Joong-Hwan. 2007. Economic Incentive, Embeddedness, and Social Support: A Study of Korean-owned Nail Salon Workers’ Rotating Credit Associations, International Migration Review, Vol. 41(3): 623-655.
- Oh, Joong-Hwan. Immigration and Social Capital in the Age of Social Media: Messages of the American Social Institutions on a Korean-American Women’s Online Community. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2016
City University of New York, PhD
Race & Ethnic Relations, Law & Society, Criminology, Prisons & Reentry, Urban Sociology
Calvin’s primary research focus is on prisoner reentry and how people navigate and negotiate this process of confinement to community, particularly the nuisances of this pivotal event. In addition, research interests in: critical race theory, social movements, popular cultural, social media/virtual space, and critical animal studies.
- Middlemass, Keesha M. & CalvinJohn Smiley. [In Press]. "Doing a Bid: The Construction of Time as Punishment," The Prison Journal (Forthcoming December 2016).
- Middlemass, Keesha M. & CalvinJohn Smiley. (2016). "Jumpsuit to Button-Down: Clothing used as Resistance in Prisoner Reentry," Journal of Criminal Justice and Law Review, 5:1-2, 63-80.
- Smiley, CalvinJohn. (2016). "Can I Sit? The Use of Public Space and the Other," Tijdschrift over Cultuur & Criminaliteit, 6:1, 66-81.
- Smiley, CalvinJohn & Keesha M. Middlemass. (2016). "Clothing Makes the Man: Impression Management and Prisoner Reentry," Punishment & Society, 18:2, 220-243.
- Smiley, CalvinJohn & David Fakunle. (2016). "From 'Brute' to 'Thug': The Demonization and Criminalization of Unarmed Black Male Victims in America," Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 26:3-4, 350-366.
- Smiley, CalvinJohn. 2015. "From Silence to Propagation: Understanding the Relationship between 'Stop Snitchin' and 'YOLO' Deviant Behavior," 36:1, 1-16.
- Soyer, Michaela. A Dream Denied: Incarceration, Recidivism and Young Minority Men in America. Forthcoming with University of California Press.
- Soyer, Michaela. “‘We knew our time had come’ - The Dynamics of Threat and Microsocial Ties in Three Polish Ghettos under Nazi Oppression. Mobilization, 2014 (19)
- Soyer, Michaela. “The Imagination of Desistance: A Juxtaposition of the Construction of Incarceration as a Turning Point and the Reality of Recidivism”. British Journal of Criminology. First published online October 25, 2013.
- Soyer, Michaela. “Off the Corner and into the Kitchen: Entering a Male Dominated Research Setting As a Woman.” Qualitative Research. First published online on May 31, 2013.
Ph.D., Univ of Texas, 1978
Consumer behavior, research methodology and applied statistics, history and development of consumer society, social psychology
History of consumer society and business institutions, consumer behavior decision-making, socio-cultural change and the self, sociology student learning and assessment, informed consent in medicine and research
- M.Wood, “Discretionary Buying in Consumer Society,” Journal of Consumer Behaviour 4(4) 268-281 (2005)
- Roberta Spalter-Roth, Mary Scheuer Senter, Pamela Stone, and M.Wood, “ASA’s Bachelor’s and Beyond Survey: Findings and Their Implications for Students and Departments,” Teaching Sociology 38(4) 314-329 (2010)