Faculty research

October 26, 2011

In addition to being dedicated teachers, the Department of Sociology’s faculty members are actively engaged in scholarship. Below is a list of their most recent publications and professional presentations.

Publications

Cermak, Michael J., Jonathan A. Christiansen, Amy C. Finnegan, Aideen P. Gleeson, Shelley K. White, and Darcy K. Leach. 2011. “Displacing Activism? The Impact of International Service Trips on Understandings of Social Change.” Education, Citizenship and Social Justice 6: 1-15.

Crawford, Lizabeth A., and Katherine B. Novak. “Beliefs about Alcohol and the College Experience, Locus of Self, and College Undergraduates’ Drinking Patterns.” Forthcoming in Sociological Inquiry.

Crawford, Lizabeth A., and Katherine B. Novak. 2010. “Beliefs about Alcohol and the College Experience as Moderators of the Effects of Perceived Campus Drinking Norms on Levels of Alcohol Use among College Undergraduates.” Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education 54: 69-86.

Hogan, Jacqueline L. Lincoln Inc.: Selling the Sixteenth President. New York: Rowman & Littlefield (anticipated release, November 2011).

Hogan, Jacqueline L. 2010. “Gendered and Racialised Discourses of National Identity in Baz Luhrmann’s Australia,Journal of Australian Studies 34 (Issue 1).

Hogan, Jacqueline L. 2010. Review of Chima J. Korieh and Philomina Okeke-Ihejirika’s (2009) Gendering Global Transformations: Gender, Culture, Race and Identity, in National Identities, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 95-105. 

Hogan, Jacqueline L. 2010. Review of John M. MacKenzie’s (2009) Museums and Empire: Natural History, Human Cultures and Colonial Identities, in the Journal of Australian Studies, 34, no. 3: 399-411.

Leach, Darcy K. “Prefigurative Politics.” Forthcoming in The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social and Political Movements. David A. Snow, Donatella Della Porta, Bert Klandermans, and Doug McAdam, eds. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell Press. 

Leach, Darcy K., and Sebastian Haunss. 2010. “Wichtig ist der Widerstand: Rituals of Taming and Tolerance in Movement Responses to the Violence Question.” In Prevent and Tame. Subjectivities of Protest Under (Self-)control. Peter Ullrich, Andrea Pabst, and Florian Heßdörfer, eds. Berlin: Karl-Dietz-Verlag and Rosa-Luxemburg Foundation.

Novak, Katherine B., and Lizabeth A. Crawford. 2010. “Routine Activities as Determinants of Gender Differences in Delinquency.” Journal of Criminal Justice 38: 913-920.

Spiller, Marwin J. “Voter Turnout and the Changing Effects of Socioeconomic Status and Political Attitudes among African American Young Adults, 1960-1998.” Forthcoming in Social Science Quarterly

Spiller, Marwin J., and Roderick Land. 2010. “A Serious Dialogue: The State of Young Black Males and the Omnipresent Influence of Hip-Hop Culture.” In The State of African-American Males in Michigan. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press.

Conference Presentations and Invited Lectures

Crawford, Lizabeth A., and Jonathon C. Holland. 2011. “Expansion of a Measure of Beliefs about Alcohol and the College Experience.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwest Sociological Society. St. Louis, MO.

Crawford, Lizabeth A., and Katherine B. Novak. 2010. “Beliefs about Alcohol and the College Experience as Moderators of the Effects of Perceived Campus Drinking Norms on Levels of Alcohol Use Among College Undergraduates.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwest Sociological Society. Chicago, IL.

Hogan, Jacqueline L. 2011. “The High Cost of Beauty,” presentation to mark National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Bradley University. 

Hogan, Jacqueline L. 2010. “Campus Education Projects as Pedagogical Tools,” presentation at the annual meeting of the Illinois Sociological Association.

Hogan, Jacqueline L. 2010. “Lincoln Inc.: Selling the Sixteenth President,” presentation for “Perspectives on Society” lecture series, Bradley University. 

Hogan, Jacqueline L. 2010. “Talking Back to the Mass Media: Media Literacy and Body Image,” presentation for the Get Fit Stay Fit program, Bradley University.

Leach, Darcy K. 2011. “ ‘Whether Peaceful or Militant…’: How Social Movements Negotiate the Question of Violence,” presentation for “Perspectives on Society” lecture series, Bradley University.

Leach, Darcy K., and Brittney Richardson. 2010. “Marx and The Matrix: Using Popular Film to Teach Social Theory.” Illinois Sociological Association annual meeting. Bloomington, IL.

Spiller, Marwin J. 2011. “Digital Apartheid: How Segregated Are Our Social Networks?” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwest Sociological Society. St. Louis, MO.

Wiebold, Lori L. 2011. “Contradiction of the (Local) State? County Funding of Health Care and Economic Development in Iowa.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwest Sociological Society, St. Louis, MO. 

Wiebold, Lori L. 2011. “Gaming Revenue and Health Care Spending in Iowa Counties, 1997-2003.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, Las Vegas, NV. 

Wiebold, Lori L., and Amanda Kruse. 2010. “County Gaming Revenue: Goldmine for Residents?” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwest Sociological Society. Chicago, IL.

Wiebold, Lori L. 2010. “Winners and Losers: Counties and Gaming.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association. Atlanta, GA.

Wightman, Jill M. 2011. “Bolivia for Christ: Discourses of Nationalism in the Performance of Pentecostal Identity.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Central States Anthropological Society. Iowa City, IA.

Wightman, Jill M. 2010. “Preaching the End Times in Evo’s Bolivia: Circulation, Friction, and Global Pentecostalism.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association, New Orleans, LA.