DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES SUMMARY
FOR JULY 1, 1997 TO JUNE 30, 1998



 


 
 

I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits.
 
 

Earle, John R.
 

(with Trudy B. Anderson and Charles F. Longino, Jr.) "The Therapeutic Role in Later Life: Husbands, Wives, and Couples." International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 45 (1997), 49-65.

(with Mark Smith, Catherine Harris and Charles Longino, Jr.) "Women, Marital Status, and Symptoms of Depression in a Midlife National Sample." Journal of Women and Aging, 10 (1998), 41-57.
 
 

Harris, Catherine T.

(with John R. Earle, Mark Smith and Charles Longino, Jr.) "Women, Marital Status and Symptoms of Depression in a Midlife National Sample."  Journal of Women and Aging (1997) 10:41-57.

(with Thomas B. Metzloff and Ralph A. Peeples) "Empirical Perspectives on Mediation and Malpractice." Law and Contemporary Problems (1998) 60:107-152.
 
 

Leggon, Cheryl

"The Scientists as Academic," Daedalus, 126:221-244.

(with Willie Pearson, Jr.) "The Baccalaureate Origins of African American Female Ph.D. Scientists," Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, 3:213-224.
 
 

Lewis, Michael

The Utility of Newness: State Managers and the Creation of Civil Works, in FDR and the Modern Presidency, eds. Mark J. Rozell & William Pederson.
 
 

Longino, Charles, Jr.

Anderson, R.T., M.K. James, M.E. Miller, A.S. Worley, and C.F. Longino, Jr. 1998. "The timing of change: Patterns in transitions in functional status among elderly persons." Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences, 53B(1): S17-S27.

Anderson, T.B., Earle, J.R. and Longino, C.F., Jr. 1997. "The Therapeutic role in later life: Husbands, wives and couples." International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 45, 49-65.

Bould, S., M.H. Smith, and C.F. Longino, Jr. 1997. "Ability, disability and the oldest old." Journal of Aging and Social Policy, 9(1): 13-31.

Earle, J.R., Smith, M.H., Harris, C.T. and Longino, C.F., Jr. 1998. Women, marital status, and symptoms of depression in a midlife national sample. Journal of Women and Aging, 10, 41-57.

James, M.K., Miller, M.E., Anderson, R.T., Worldy, A.S. and Longino, C.F., Jr., 1997. "Benefits of linkage to the national death index in the longitudinal study of aging." Journal of Aging and Health, 9, 298-315.

Kubal, J.D., Cowper, D.C., Longino, C.F., Jr., Palmer, J.M. and Dienstfrey, S.J. 1997. "Demographic characteristics and migration patterns of African-American veterans in Illinois: 1985-1990." Bulletin of the Illinois Geographical Society, 39, 2-19.

Longino, C.F., Jr. 1997. "Beyond the body: An emerging medical paradign." American Demographics, 19(12): 14-19.

Longino, C.F., Jr. 1998. "Geographic mobility and the baby boom." Generations, 22, 60-64.

Longino, C.F., Jr., 1997. "Pressure from our aging population will broaden our understanding of medicine." Academic Medicine, 72, 841-847.

Murphy, J.W. and C.F. Longino, Jr., 1997. "Toward a postmodern understanding of aging and identity." Journal of Aging and Identity, 2(2): 81-91.

Bould, S. and Longino, C.F., Jr. 1997. "Women survivors: The oldest old." Chap. 14 in J. Joyle (ed.) Handbook on Women and Aging, p. 210-222.

Crown, W.H. and C.F. Longino, Jr. 1997. "The implications for future aging policy." Critical Issues in Aging, 1:16-17.

Longino, C.F., Jr. 1997. "On the move: The new migration patterns of older Americans." Innovations in Aging, 26:23-26.

Longino, C.F., Jr., and M.H. Smith. 1998. "Theoretical and methodological approach to migration research on rural aging populations." In W. Gesler, D. Rabiner, and G. DeFriese (eds), Rural Health and Aging Research: Theory, Methods and Practical Applications, Chapter 4 (pp 67-96). Amityville, NY: Baywood Publishing.

Murphy, J.W. and C.F. Longino, Jr. 1997. "Why be critical?" Critical Issues in Aging, 1:57-58.

Treas, J., and C.F. Longino, Jr. 1997. "Demography of aging in the United States." In K. Ferraro (ed.), Gerontology: Perspectives and Issues. New York: Springer.
 
 

McGettigan, Timothy

"Reflections in an Unblinking Eye: Negotiating Identity in the Production of a Documentary." 1998. Published in Sociological Research Online.

"Uncorrected Insight: Metaphor and Transcendence ‘After Truth’ in Qualitative Inquiry." 1997. Published in Qualitative Inquiry.
 
 

Mullis, Jeffery

(with Allan Hormitz) "Individualism and Its Discontents." 1998 (May) Sociological Focus.
 
 

Smith, Earl

"Twenty-Five Years of Stacking Research in Major League Baseball: An Attempt at Explaining This Re-Occurring Phenomenon." Sociological Focus, Vol. 30, 1997.

(with Kenneth Shropshire) "The Tarzan Syndrome: John Hoberman and His Quarrels with African American Athletes & Intellectuals." Review essay of John Hoberman, 1997, Darwin’s Athletes. New York; Houghton Mifflin. Journal of Sport and Social Issues, Vol. 22 (1998).

"Precocious Black Youth: Neglect of An Academic Underclass." Challenge, Vol. 7, 1997.

(with Keith Harrison) "Stacking in Major League Baseball." Journal of African American Men, 2:113-130, 1997.
 
 

Taplin, Ian M.

(with J. Winterton) "Restructuring Strategies: Global Pressures, Local Responses." in F. McDonald and R. Thorpe, Organization Strategy and Technological Applications to Global Change, Basingstroke; Macmillan, 1998.

Editorial, in Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management, June 1998.
 
 

II. Papers and Presentations
 
 

Earle, John R.

(co-authored with Philip J. Perricone) "Patterns of Succession and Continuity in Family-Owned Businesses: Study of an Ethnic Community." Read at Annual Meeting of Southern Sociological Society, Atlanta, GA, April 1998.
 
 

Harris, Catherine T.

(with Thomas B. Metzloff and Ralph A. Peeples) "Mediation and Malpractice: The Impact of Mediated Settlement Conference in Complex Litigation."  Presented at the Dispate Resolution Section Annual Meeting, North Carolina Bar Foundation, Cary, NC, April 1997.

(with Thomas B. Metzloff and Ralph A. Peeples) "Empirical Perspectives on Mediation and Malpractice."  IMPACS (Improving Malpractice Prevention and Compensation Systems, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation), Duke Medical Malpractice Conference, Durham, NC, September 1997.

(with Michael Wise, Applachian State University) "Grassroots Sociology and the Future of the Discipline." Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Sociological Society, Atlanta, GA, April 1998.
 
 

Leggon, Cheryl

"Undergraduate Women in Science: An Exploratory Case Study," Mid-South Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Huntsville, AL, October 1997.

"Difference or Deficit: An Exploratory Case Study of Undergraduate Women in Science," Southern Sociological Society annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA. April 1997.
 
 

Lewis, Michael

"Talking About Talk Shows," presented at Southern Sociological Meeting, Atlanta, GA. April 1998.

"Kommemorating the Ku Klux Klan," presented at American Sociological Association meeting, August 1997.
 
 

Longino, Charles, Jr.

Speaker, "Retirement Migration in America: 1990 Update." NC Center for Creative Retirement, UNC-Asheville Conference on Retirement Migration, Asheville, NC, September 1997.

Keynote Speaker, "Who Are the Oldest Americans?" Regional Elderhostle Conference, UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, October 1997.

Speaker, "Myths of an Aging America." Conference on Leadership in an Aging Society, Glaxo-Wellcome Corporation, Orlando, FL, November 1997.

Speaker, "Changing Times, Changing Ages: The Impact of Population Evolution on Gerontology Education." Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, Winston-Salem, NC, February 1998.

Keynote Speaker, "A Changing, Growing Population – What Does This Mean?" Florida Council on Aging Leadership Academy, Ft. Meyers, FL, May 1998.

Keynote Speaker, "Caring for Oneself and Others." Gerontological Nursing Conference, Richmond, VA, June 1998.

Workshop Presenter, "Reprogramming for the 21st Century." Summer Series on Aging, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, June 1998.

Longino, C.F., Jr., 1997, "The old age challenge to the biomedical model." In Symposium: Critical Gerontology, Implications for Theory, Research and Practice, Gerontological Society of America, Cincinnati, OH, November 1997.

Longino, C.F., Jr., 1997, "Dangers of reifying the baby boom generation: Lessons from political demography." In Symposium: The Baby Boom at Midlife and Beyond, Gerontological Society of America, Cincinnati, OH, November 1997.

Miller, M.E., Longino, C.F., Jr., Anderson, R.T., and James, M.K. 1997. "Does a community-based move forestall or foreshadow an institutional move?" Gerontological Society of America, Cincinnati, OH, November 1997.

Longino, C.F., Jr., Stoller, E., and Bono, C. 1997. "Predicting the anticipated reverse migration of European-American retirees in Florida." Gerontological Society of America, Cincinnati, OH, November 1997.

Longino, C.F., Jr., 1998. "Sociologists and the Media Engaging in Public Policy Dialogue."  The Southern Sociological Society, Atlanta, GA., April 1998.

Workshop Moderator on "Human Intimacy As One Grows Older."
Southern Gerontological Society, Chattanooga, TN, April 1998.
 
 

McGettigan, Timothy
 

"Teetering on the Brink: Welfare Reform and the Management of Poverty Crises."  Presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, San Francisco, CA, 1998.

"Virtually Educated: Student Perspectives on the Distance Learning Experience."  Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Toronto, Canada, 1997.

"Reconstructing Images of the Urban Poor: The Role of Visual Images as Strategic Devices in "’Poverty Wars.’" Presented at the "Reclaiming Voice" conference, Los Angeles, CA, 1997.
 
 

Mullis, Jeffery

"The Social Control of Pedophilia," paper presented at Work Congress on Violence, Dublin, Ireland, August 1997.

"Religion as a Source of Conflict in Clinical Encounters," paper presented at Southern Sociological Society meeting, Atlanta, GA, April 1998.

Discussant, session on Health Outcomes, Southern Sociology Society meeting, Atlanta, GA, April 1998.
 
 

Pearson, Willie, Jr.
 

"Research on Graduate Student Attrition," invited paper presented at the SRS/Professional Societies Workshop Series. National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA, September 22, 1997.

"The Career Patterns of African American Ph.D. Chemists: A Cohort Analysis," presented at the Southern Sociological Society meeting, Atlanta, GA, April 4, 1998.

"The Demographic Characteristics of African American Ph.D. Chemists," presented at the Mid-South Sociological Association meeting, Huntsville, AL, October 3, 1997.
 
 

Perricone, Philip

(with Earl Smith) "Bad Sports: The Loss of Civility in Big-Time American Sports," North American Society for the Sociology of Sport, Toronto, Canada, November 1997.

(with John Earle) "Patterns of Succession and Continuity in Family-Owned Businesses: Study of an Ethnic Community," Southern Sociological Society, Atlanta, GA, April 1998.
 
 

Taplin, Ian M

"The Management of Style and Styles of Management," invited lecture given at Department of Sociology, University of Plymouth, England, December 1997.

"Institutional Transition and the Transformation of the Firm in Central Europe," paper given at Council for European Studies Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD, February 1998.

"Rethinking Global Production," public lecture given at Wake Forest University, April 1998.
 
 

III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies
 
 

Bechtel, Kenneth

ROTC Advisory Committee.

Consultant, King Police Department, September 1997–1999.
 
 

Earle, John R.

Board of Directors of Forsyth Court Volunteers.
 
 

Harris, Catherine T.
 
 

Regional Representative, Alpha Kappa Delta.

Chairperson, American Sociological Association, Committee on Freedom of Teaching and Research.

Health Professions Committee.

Spires, Individualized Instruction Committee.

University Senate.

Faculty Marshal, Coordinator 1998.

Official Representative, Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research.
 
 

Leggon, Cheryl
 

Editor, special issue of Sociological Spectrum (Journal of the Mid-South Sociological Association) on Race and Ethnicity: A Global Perspective.

Editorial Board, Sociological Spectrum, 1998-2001.

Reviewer, Sociological Spectrum.

Reviewer, Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering.

Reviewer, Gender and Society.

Member, Graduate Faculty.

Member-at-large, Advisory Board for the Women’s Study Program.

Special Friends Program (School of Medicine).
 
 

Longino, Charles, Jr.

Editorial Board, The Gerontologist, since 1997.

Editorial Board, Aging and Health, since 1995.

Editorial Board, Journal of Religious Gerontology, since 1994.

Editorial Board, Journal of Gerontology: Social Science, 1993-1997.

Editorial Board, Abstracts in Social Gerontology, since 1990.

Editorial Board, The Southwestern, since 1990.

Contributing Editor, American Demographics, since 1990.

Associate Editor, Journal of Applied Gerontology, since 1988.

Editorial Board, Research on Aging, since 1983.

Chair, Section on Aging and the Life Course, American Sociological Association, 1997-98.

President-elect, Southern Gerontological Society, 1998-99
US Department of Veterans Affairs (7 days).

Glaxo-Wellcome (7 days).

St. Joe Corporation (1 day).
 
 

Pearson, Willie, Jr.

Member, Journal of Science and Engineering Ethics.

Member, Journal of the Association of Social and Behavioral Scientists.

Member, Journal of the National Conferences of Undergraduate Research.

Member, Journal of Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis.

Member, Advisory Committee, Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences, Directorate, National Science Foundation.

Chair, Congressional Science and Engineering Fellowship Committee, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Member, Committee on Foundation of Educational and Psychological Assessment, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences.
 
 

Smith, Earl

Editorial Board Member, Humboldt Journal of Social Relations.

Board of Editors, Journal of Sport and Social Issues.

Member of Editorial Board, Race, Gender & Class.

Advisory Board of Editors, Annual Reviews, "Deviant Behavior."

Secretary, North American Society for the Sociology of Sport (1996-1999).
 
 

Taplin, Ian M.

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management.
 
 

IV. External Grants Received
 
 

Harris, Catherine T.

$14,510.00 funded out of $14,510.00 requested.  Topic: "Evaluation of Court-Ordered Mediation of Medical Malpractice Cases" (with Thomas B. Metzloff and Ralph A. Peeples).  Agency: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
 
 

Longino, Charles, Jr.

$36,769.00 funded out of $36,769.00 requested.  Topic: Ethnicity in Helping Networks: A Study of Retired Migrants.  Agency: National Institute on Aging.
 
 

McGettigan, Timothy

$18,094.00 requested (funding declined).  Topic: Urban Poverty.  Agency: Joint Center for Poverty Research.