Former Graduate Students

Jane Bock (1994)

Instructor of Sociology, Southeast Community College, Lincoln

Tom Matta (1996)

Northcentral University, Department of Marriage and Family Sciences.

Author, The Voices of Men: The Shaping of Masculinities in Three Subcultural Contexts, Learning Solutions Pubs., 2001

Paul Sargent (1998)

Associate Professor of Sociology, San Diego State University (Deceased in 2012)
Author, Real Men or Real Teachers? Contradictions in the Lives of Men Elementary School Teachers. Men’s Studies Press, 2001.

Karen Sternheimer (1998)

Professor (Teaching) of Sociology, University of Southern California
Author, Pop Culture Panics: How Moral Crusaders Construct Meanings of Deviance and Delinquency, Routledge, 2015
Celebrity Culture and the American Dream: Stardom and Social Mobility. Routledge, 2011.
Kids These Days: Facts and Fictions About Today’s Youth. Rowman & Littlefield, 2006
It’s Not the Media: The Truth About Pop Culture’s Influence on Children. Westview Press, 2003

Faye Linda Wachs (1999)

Professor of Sociology, California Polytechnic University, Pomona
Author, Body Panic: Gender, Health and the Selling of Fitness. New York University Press, 2008.; Matamorphosis:  Who we become after facial paralysis.  Rutgers University Press, 2023.

Sohaila Shakib (1999)

Professor of Sociology, California State University, Dominguez Hills

Connie Anderson (2000)

Associate Professor, Department of Interprofessional Health Studies, Towson University

Shari Dworkin (2000)

Professor and Dean, University of Washington Bothell School of Nursing and Health Studies
Men at Risk:  Masculinity, Heterosexuality and HIV Risk. New York University Press, 2015.
Body Panic: Gender, Health and the Selling of Fitness. New York University Press, 2008
Built to Win: The Female Athlete as Cultural Icon. University of Minnesota Press, 2003.

Wendy DeBoer (2005)

Director of Academic Programs, University of California Institute for Mexico and the United States

Jeffrey Montez de Oca (2006)

Professor of Sociology, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
Discipline and Indulgence: College Football, The Media, and The American Way of Life during the Cold War. Rutgers University Press, 2013.
Doping in Elite Sports: Voices of French Sportspeople and Their Doctors, 1950-2010. Routledge, 2018.

Cheryl Cooky (2006)

Professor of American Studies and Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies, Purdue University
Author, Serving Equality:  Feminism, Media, and Women’s Sports (with Dunja Antunovic), Peter Lang, 2022.

Author (with Michael A. Messner), No slam dunk: Gender, sport, and the unevenness of social change. Rutgers University Press, 2017.

Melanie Heath (2006)

Associate Professor of Sociology, McMaster University
Author, One Marriage Under God: The Campaign to Promote Marriage in America. New York University Press, 2012; How to do qualitative research: Strategies for executing high-quality projects (with Janice Aurini and Stephanie Howells), Sage Publications, 2016. Forbidden intimacies: Polygamies at the limits of Western tolerance. Stanford University Press, 2023.

Zoe Corwin (2007)

Research Associate Professor, Pullias Center for Higher Education, University of Southern California

Robert Hollenbaugh (2009)

Instructor of Sociology, Irvine Valley College

James Thing (2009)

Assistant Professor of Sociology, Santa Monica College

Cenk Ozbay (2010)

Cenk Ozbay (2010) Associate Professor of Gender Studies and Sociology, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey
Author, Queering sexualities in Turkey: Gay men, male prostitutes and the city. London & New York: I.B. Tauris, 2017.

Nicole Willms (2010)

Associate Professor and Chair of Race, Ethnic, and Gender Studies, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Author, When Women Ruled the Court: Gender, Race, and Japanese American Basketball, Rutgers University Press, 2017.

Kristen Barber (2011)

Associate Professor of Sociology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Author Gendered Worlds. Oxford University Press, 2019
Styling Masculinity:  Gender, Class and Inequality in the Men’s Grooming Industry.  Rutgers University Press, 2016. 

Evren Savci (2011)

Assistant Professor of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Yale University
Queer in Translation: Sexual Politics Under Neoliberalism Islam. Duke University Press, 2021.

James McKeever (2011)

Professor of Sociology, Pierce College

Tal Peretz (2014)

Associate Professor of Sociology, Auburn University.
Author (with Michael A. Messner & Max A. Greenberg), Some men: Feminist allies and the movement to end violence against women. Oxford University Press, 2015.

Max Greenberg (2015)

Senior Lecturer of Sociology, Boston University
Author (with Michael A. Messner & Tal Peretz), Some men: Feminist allies and the movement to end violence against women. Oxford University Press, 2015.
Twelve weeks to change a life: At-risk youth in a fractured state.  University of California Press, 2019.

Jeffrey Sacha (2016)

Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences, American River College

Enn Burke (2018)

Assistant Dean, Equity and Student Communication, University of California, Santa Barbara

Michela Musto (2018)

Assistant Professor of Sociology, Brown University

Kit Myers (2018)

Lecturer, department of sociology, University of Southern California

Chelsea Johnson (2019)

User Experience Researcher, LinkedIn
Author (with LaToya Council & Carolyn Choi), Intersection Allies:  We make room for all. Dottir Press.

LaToya Council (2022)

Assistant Professor of sociology, Lehigh University
Author (with Chelsea Johnson and Carolyn Choi), Intersection Allies:  We make room for all.  Dottir Press.