DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES SUMMARY
FOR JULY 1, 1998 TO JUNE 30, 1999

 

I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits

Earle, John R.

"Senior Faculty and Sociological Ambivalence" (with Catherine T. Harris). 1998. Quarterly Journal of Ideology, 21 (3-4):51-62.

Harris, Catherine T.

"Senior Faculty and Sociological Ambivalence" (with John R. Earle). 1998. Quarterly Journal of Ideology, 21 (3-4):51-62.

Longino, Charles, Jr.,

Miller, Michael E., C.F. Longino, R.T. Anderson, M.K. James, A.S. Worley. 1999. "Functional Status Assistance, and the Risk of a Community-Based Move." The Gerontologist, 39(2): 187-200.

Longino, C.F., Jr., and S. Bould. 1998. "Women caregivers for the elderly: Burden, an obligation, and emotional bond?" In J.M. Coyle (Ed.), Women and Aging: A Research Guide. New York: Greenwood Publishing Group.

Longino, C.F., Jr., and M.H. Smith. 1998. "The impact of elderly migration on rural communities." In J. Krout and R. Coward (Eds.), Rural Elders: An Exploration of the Life Circumstances and Distinctive Features of Aging in Rural America, Chapter 11, pp. 209-226. New York: Springer.

Longino, C.F., Jr. 1998. "The limits of scientific medicine: Paradigm strain and social policy." Journal of Health & Social Policy, 9.4.

Pardeck, J.T., C.F. Longino, Jr., and J.W. Murphy. 1998. "Reason and reationality in health and human services delivers: An introduction." In J.T. Pardeck, C.F. Longino, Jr., and J.W. Murphy (Eds.), Reason and Rationality in Health and Human Services Delivery, pp. 1-8. Binghamton, NY: The Hawthorne Press, Inc.

McGettigan, Timothy

"Radical Pedagogy: An Invitation to All." 1999. Published in Radical Pedagogy 1 (1).

"Reflections in an Unblinking Eye: Negotiating Identity in the Production of a Documentary." 1998. Published in Sociological Research Online 3 (1).

"Redefining Reality: Epiphany as a Standard of Postmodern Truth." 1998. Published in the Electronic Journal of Sociology 3 (4).

 

Smith, Earl

"Stacking in Major League Baseball." Pp. 196-216 in Gary Sailes (ed.), African Americans in Sport. New Jersey: Transaction Publishers (with Keith Harrison)

Taplin, Ian M.

Editorial, Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management, 2/4:300-302, 1998.

II. Papers and Presentations

Harris, Catherine T.

Organizer, Special Session, "Hostile Classroom Environments: The Tension between Academic Freedom and Professional Responsibility" (Co-sponsored by the American Sociological Association Committee on Freedom of Research and Teaching).

Hattery, Angela

"Who’s Watching the Children, Who Should Be?" Presented at the Annual Meetings of the Midwest Sociological Society. Minneapolis, MN. April 1999.

"Academic Enhanced Learning: Incorporating Service Learning into Sociology Courses." Presented at the Annual Meetings of the Midwest Sociological Society. Minneapolis, MN. April 1999.

 

Leggon, Cheryl

"Gender Differences in Participation in Science among Undergraduate Science Majors at Wake Forest University: An Exploratory Case Study," American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, August 1998.

Discussant, "Women and Work", Mid-South Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Lafayette, LA, October 1998.

Longino, Charles

West Virginia’s Third Retiree Attraction and Retention Conference, Charleston, WV, July 14, 1998: Keynote Address: "The Retirement Boom—Getting Your Community Prepared."

British Society of Gerontology, Sheffield Hallam University, England, September 18-20, 1998: Keynote Address: "Older People and Health Services: A Critique of the American Way."

Southern Gerontological Society, Atlanta, Georgia, April 6-11, 1999: Plenary Discussant, "University-Based Degree and Certificate Program."

Southwest Finance Seminar, Atlanta, Georgia, May 13-14, 1999: Keynote Address: "Where Have All The Seniors Gone?"

Asia/Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology, Seoul, Korea, June 8-11, 1999: Speaker, "The Future Population Aging in the U.S.A. and Pacific Rim Countries: Implications Are Not Always Obvious."

Summer Series on Aging, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, June 21-23, 1999: Keynote Speaker, "The Faces of Aging in the 21st Century." Workshop Leader, "The Faces of Aging in the 21st Century (continued)."

McGettigan, Timothy

"Controlling Crises: Managing Poverty Through the Community." Presented at the annual meeting of the North Carolina Sociological Association in Raleigh, N.C., 1999.

"Softball Therapy: Re-Entering Life and the Community through the Vehicle of Sport." Presented at the annual meeting of the North American Society for the Sociological Study of Sport in Las Vegas, Nevada, 1998.

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

Pearson, Willie

Discussant, Mid-South Sociological Association Meeting, 10-29-98

Panelist, Mid-South Sociological Association Meeting, 10-30-98

Willie Pearson, Jr. "The Pipeline and Career Experiences of African American Ph.D. Scientists." White House, 7-29-98

Fellows, National Academy of Sciences. 10-17-98

Smith, Earl

"Race Matters in the National Basketball Association." Paper read at the Symposium SPORT LAW IN THE 21st CENTURY. Marquette University, November 20 & 21.

Taplin, Ian M

"Management of style and styles of management" Work, Employment and Society Conference, Cambridge University, September, 1998.

"Managerial Resistance to Change" Southern Sociological Society Annual Conference, Nashville, TN, April 1999.

 

III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

Earle, John R.

Board of Directors of Forsyth Court Volunteers

Harris, Catherine T.

Faculty Marshal

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

Member, Health Professions Committee

Member, University Senate

Member, Project Committee (Planning Committee for ThinkPad distribution)

Alternate member, Institutional Review Board

Regional Representative, Alpha Kappa Delta

Hattery, Angela

Interviewer, Hankins Scholarship Finalists, 1999

Leggon, Cheryl

Judicial Council - Wake Forest University

Women’s Studies Steering Committee - Wake Forest University

Volunteer – SciWorks

Treasurer – Piedmont Triad Chapter of Association for Women in Science (AWIS)

Secretary-Treasurer – The Graylyn Group

Editorial Board, Sociological Spectrum (journal of the Mid-South Sociological Society)

Reviewer, Gender and Society

Reviewer, Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Technology

Reviewer, Sociological Spectrum

External Evaluator, Get Set, Go (funded by the National Science Foundation)

Longino, Charles, Jr.,

Editorial Board, The Gerontologist, 1997-

Editorial Board, Aging and Health, 1995-

Editorial Board, Journal of Religious Gerontology, 1994-

Editorial Board, Abstracts in Social Gerontology, 1990-

Associate Editor, Journal of Applied Gerontology, 1988-

Editorial Board, Research on Aging, 1983-

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

President-elect, Southern Gerontological Society, 1998-99

Program Chair for 2001 Meeting, Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (2 yr. commitment)

US Department of Veterans Affairs - 2 days

Brookings Institute, Washington, D.C. – 2 days

McGettigan, Timothy

Editor, Radical Pedagogy, 1998-

Co-Editor, special issue of the Electronic Journal of Sociology, 1998-

Associate Editor, Electronic Journal of Sociology, 1999 –

Board Member, International Consortium for Alternative Academic Publication (ICAAP)

Pearson, Willie, Jr.,

Editorial Board, Science and Engineering Ethics

Editorial Board, Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis

Committee Member, Book Awards Committee, Mid-South Sociological Association

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

Advisory Committee, Committee of Women in Science and Engineering, National Academy of Sciences

Advisory Committee, Committee on Foundations of Educational and Psychological Assessment, National Academy of Sciences

Co-Chair, Committee on Honors, Southern Sociological Society

Member, Committee on Programs, Sigma Xi

Board of Governors, National Conferences on Undergraduate Research

Smith, Earl

Secretary, North American Society

Book Review Editor, Sociology of Sport Journal

Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Sport and Social Issues

Member, Editorial Board, Humboldt Journal of Social Relations

Taplin, Ian M.

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management

Consultant, Performex – 3 weeks

IV. External Grants Received

 

Leggon, Cheryl B.

Topic: Triad Women in Science and Technology – Planning Grant

Agency: National Science Foundation

$ Requested: $30,000 $ Funded: not yet notified

McGettigan, Timothy

 

Topic: Imaginary Money: A Social Analysis of the Increasingly Curious Power of Money

Agency: National Endowment for the Humanities

$Requested: $30,000 $Funded: Pending

 

Topic: Imaginary Money: A Social Analysis of the Increasingly Curious Power of Money

Agency: Earhart Foundation

$Requested: $22,500 $Funded: Pending

 

 

Willie Pearson

Topic: Juvenile Violence

Agency: National Institute of Justice

$Requested: $250,000 $Funded: $250,000

 

Taplin, Ian

Topic: Labour turnover in the UK clothing industry

Agency: CAPITB (UK)

$Requested: $16,000 $Funded: $16,000

 

V. Internal Grants Received

Earle, John R.

Topic: Sexual Attitudes and Behavior Among College Women and Men

Fund: William C. Archie Fund

$ Requested: $4,039.60 $ Funded: $3,800

(Also reported in 1998. The fund and research are ongoing (still active)).

 

McGettigan, Timothy

Topic: "A Paper-Free Classroom"

Agency: CELI

$Requested: $Funded: Not Funded