B.A., Political Science, University of Nevada, Reno
M.A., Sociology, Arizona State University
Ph.D., Sociology, State University of New York at Stony Brook
Edward Royce is the author of The Origins of Southern Sharecropping (Temple University Press, 1993) and Poverty and Power: A Structural Perspective on American Inequality(Rowman & Littlefield, 2009). He has also published research on academics as public intellectuals, and he is currently working on a book on classical sociological theory. His teaching and research areas include race and ethnicity, poverty and inequality, and social theory. He is a past recipient at Rollins of the Arthur Vining Davis Fellowship and the Cornell Distinguished Faculty Award.
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Lynda M. Glennon
B.A., Sociology, Albertus Magnus College
M.A., Sociology, Fordham University
Ph.D., Sociology, Rutgers University
Lynda M. Glennon is the author of Women and Dualism: A Sociology of Knowledge Analysis(Longman) which has been translated into Japanese (Keiso Shobo Publishing Co.). She has also published research on mainstreaming feminist perspectives in liberal arts education, sociological theory, methodology, social class, the family, and television. Her teaching and research interests include sociology of culture, animals, and society; postmodern society; gender, body, and society; self and society, and sociological theory. She is a founding member of the Animals and Society Section of the American Sociological Society. She was the recipient of a Rutgers University Junior Faculty Fellowship and of several Critchfield and Individual Development Research Grants at Rollins.
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B.A., Sociology, University of Connecticut at Storrs
Ph.D., Sociology, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Rhonda Ovist's areas of specialization are gender, family, and childhood. Her more recent research examines the construction of gender among girls and boys in a youth recreational basketball league. She is presently researching gender on college campuses and the transformative possibilities of college-wide discourse and programming on gender issues.
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Larry Van Sickle
B.A., Business Studies, Emporia State University
M.A., Economics, University of Missouri, Kansas City
Ph.D., Sociology, Washington University
Professor Van Sickle's areas of specialization are: social inequality, economy and society, social problems, deviant behavior, and cultural criticism in film, literature and drama. He is the author of, The American Dream and the Impact of Class: Teaching Poor Kids to Labor. He is a previous winner of the Hugh F. McCain Award for Outstanding Teaching.
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