|2015 ‐ Present||Professor, San Jose State University ‐ Sociology and Interdisciplinary Social Sciences|
|2004 ‐ 2015||Associate Professor, San Jose State University ‐ Sociology and Interdisciplinary Social Sciences|
|1998 ‐ 2004||Assistant Professor, San Jose State University ‐ Sociology and Interdisciplinary Social Sciences|
Honors and Awards
- President's Special Diversity Award, 2015
- Provost Award for Service Learning, 2014
- 2012/2013 Office of Academic Planning Curricular Innovation Project Grant
- 2004 Learning Productivity Program Implementation Grant
- 2003 Learning Productivity Program (LPP) Grant
- 2003 Grant Development Program, Graduate Studies and Research
- 2002 Interdisciplinary Diversity Project Team Program Grant
- 2001 College of Social Science Foundation Research Grant
- 2001 Service Learning Grant, Center for Service Learning
- 1999/2000 Career Development Grant, San Jose State University
- 1999/2000 Fund For Campus Climate-Related Events
- 1999/2000 SJSU Diversity Grant - Department of Sociology
- 1999/2000 San Jose State University Foundation Grant
- 1999/2000 Champion Implementation Grant
- 1998/ 1999 Champion Planning Grant
- Seminar in Social Inequality (Graduate)
- Seminar in the Modern Family (Graduate)
- Community Action & Service
- Poverty Wealth and Privilege
- Intimacy and Marriage
- Social Psychology
- Feminist Methodology
- Feminist Theory
- Immigration & Identity
- Introduction to Sociology
- Masculinities and Femininities
- Violence in the Family
- Sociology of the Family
- LGBT Studies
|1995||PhD, University of California, Santa Cruz ‐ Sociology|
|1988||M.A., University of California, Santa Cruz ‐ Sociology|
|1984||BS, Northern Arizona University ‐ Sociology|
Conference Presentations (8)
Whitened rainbows: how white college students protect whiteness through diversity ...
Annual Meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association (2015)
This qualitative study investigates white students’ attitudes toward campus diversity at a large, multiracial public university. Drawing upon focus group ...
Race and Domestic Violence: A Comparative Study of African-American, Latina ...
Free Inquiry in Creative Sociology (2002)
This exploratory study used standardized interview surveys to examine the differences in demographic characteristics, social support networks, marital power, and ...
Contribution to Book
It’s Safer this Way: The Subtle and Not-So-Subtle Exclusion ...
Subtle Sexism: Current Practices and Prospects for Change (1997)
. Subtle Sexism--often accepted as normal, customary, "good natured," or disguised as "tradition"--has replaced much of the blatant sex discrimination ...