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About Stephen J. Morewitz

Dr. Stephen J. Morewitz is a Lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Interdisciplinary Social Sciences at San José State University.

Positions

Present Lecturer, San Jose State University Sociology and Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
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Curriculum Vitae



Grants

2010 Kaiser Permanente Pioneer Wellness Challenge Grant
Kaiser Permanente
Role: Assistant
2008 Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration
U.S. Department of State
Role: Assistant
2005 - 2006 Faculty Research Grant
California State University, East Bay
1991 - 1992 Postdoctoral Research Fellowships Program
University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health
National Cancer Institute Postdoctoral Research Fellowships Program
Role: Assistant
$870,000
1991 - 1992 Postdoctoral Research Fellowships Program
University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse
Role: Assistant
$870,000
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2014 Chair-Elect, Thomas Hood Committee, the Society for the Study of Social Problems
2010 - 2012 Chair, Law and Society Division, Society for the Study of Social Problems
2004 Conference Arrangements Co-Chair, 54th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Social Problems
2001 - 2003 Chair, Crime and Delinquency Division, Society for the Study of Social Problems
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Honors and Awards

  • Dean’s List (Equivalent), College of William & Mary
  • PI GAMMA MU, The International Social Sciences Honor Society
  • National Honor Society
  • National Finalist, ASA Medical Sociology Best Dissertation Award, 1983
  • William & Mary Graduate Scholarship, 1976-1977
  • Four College Track & Field Scholarship offers. Nine consecutive Division 1 High School Varsity Athletic Letters in Cross-Country, Indoor Track, & Outdoor Track

Courses

  • Socialization
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Victimology (including childhood victimization)
  • Social Problems (including childhood health problems, juvenile delinquency, & substance abuse)
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Research and Writing
  • Prison Community
  • Sociology of Human Rights and Social Justice (including children’s rights)

Education

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1983 Ph.D., Sociology, University of Chicago ‐ Division of the Social Sciences
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1978 M.A., Sociology, William & Mary ‐ Division of Graduate Studies
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1975 A.B., Sociology, William & Mary ‐ Arts & Sciences
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Contact Information

Stephen.Morewitz@sjsu.edu

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Books and Chapters (29)