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CURRICULUM VITAE MARTIN ORR

September 2018

CURRICULUM VITAE

MARTIN ORR

Department of Sociology (208) 426-3414 Boise State University morr@boisestate.edu 1910 University Drive sociology.boisestate.edu Boise, ID 83725

EDUCATION:

September 1984 to University of Oregon December 1992 Eugene, Oregon 97403

Awarded M.S. in Sociology, December 1987 Awarded Ph.D. in Sociology, December 1992 Dissertation: “Social Change and Metatheoretical Shift in Sociological Analyses of Ethnicity”

September 1980 to Eastern Washington University June 1984 Cheney, Washington 99004

Awarded B.A. June 1984 Major: Sociology; Minors: Philosophy and Music

AREAS OF CONCENTRATION: Social Inequality, Social Theory, Environmental Sociology,

Political Sociology, Sociology of Media, Social Movements

POSITIONS HELD:

August 2017 to present Professor

Department of Sociology Boise State University

August 2002 to August 2017 Associate Professor

Department of Sociology Boise State University

July 2006 to July 2010, Chair October 2012 Department of Sociology to July 2016 Boise State Universi

August 1998 to Assistant Professor August 2002 Department of Sociology

Boise State University

August 1995 to Visiting Assistant Professor August 1998 Department of Sociology

Boise State University

January 1995 to Junior Research Associate July 1995 Social Science Research Center

Boise State University

August 1994 to Special Lecturer and Research Associate May 1995 Department of Sociology and

Division of Continuing Education Boise State University

September 1993 to Instructor December 1993 Division of Social Sciences

Big Bend Community College

March 1993 to Instructor June 1993 Department of Sociology

University of Oregon

January 1993 to Instructor June 1993 Department of Sociology

Western Oregon State College

March 1991 to Instructor June 1991 Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Southern Oregon State College

September 1988 to Graduate Instructor December 1992 Department of Sociology

University of Oregon

COURSES TAUGHT:

Introduction to Sociology, Introduction to Anthropology, Social Problems, Introduction to Ethnic Studies, Theories of Society, Sociological Theory I & II, Elementary Social Statistics, Social Inequality, Environmental Sociology, Sociology of the Family, Juvenile Delinquency, Political Sociology, Radical Sociology, Introduction to Social

Research, Social Change, Social Psychology, Sociology of Knowledge and Science, Social Issues and Movements, Progressive Social Movements, Media and Society, and Senior Seminar.

PUBLICATIONS:

Forthcoming “Media Marginalization of Racial Minorities:

‘Conspiracy Theorists’ in U.S. Ghettos and on the ‘Arab Street,’” with Ginna Husting. Chapter in Conspiracy Theories and the People Who Believe Them, ed. by Joseph Uscinski. (Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.)

2017 “Conspiracies and Secrecy,” with Matthew R. X. Dentith.

Episteme 14, 2

2017 “Clearing up some Conceptual Confusions about

Conspiracy Theory Theorizing,” with Matthew R. X. Dentith. Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 6, no. 1: 9-16.

2017 “Karl Mannheim and the Sociology of Knowledge.”

Chapter in An Introduction to Classical and Contemporary Social Theory: A CriticalPerspective, by Berch Berberoglu. (UK: Routledge).

2015 “‘Conspiracy Theorists’ on the ‘Arab Street’: Examining

the use of ‘Conspiracy’in The New York Times,” with Ginna Husting. The Blue Review. https://thebluereview.org/ conspiracy-theory-arab-street-nyt/

2014 “The Global Capitalist Crisis and the End of Empire.” In

The Global Capitalist Crisis and Its Aftermath: The Causes and Consequences of the Great Recession of 2008-2009, ed. Berch Berberoglu, 293-307. (Farnham, UK: Ashgate Publishing, 2014).

2013 Idaho Fish Consumption Rate Recommended Sample and

Questions, Prepared for the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality, with Eric Lindquist and David Eberle.

2012 Entries on “Capital Flight,” “Debt Crisis,” and “The Great

Recession” The Encyclopedia of Globalization, ed. George Ritzer. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

2011 “The Global Capitalist Crisis and the End of Neoliberal

Capitalist Globalization.” In Beyond the Global Capitalist Crisis: The World Economy in Transition, ed. Berch Berberoglu, 145-161. (Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing, 2011).

2010 “The Failure of Neoliberal Globalization and the End of Empire.” In Globalization in the Twenty-First Century: Labor, Capital, and the State on a World Scale, ed. Berch Berberoglu, 177-197. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

2009 Review of Soil Not Oil: Environmental Justice in an Age of

Climate Crisis by Vandana Shiva. Econews: The Newsletter of the Northcoast Environmental Center 39, 3 (April 2009): 13.

2007 “Dangerous Machinery: ‘Conspiracy Theorist’ as a

Transpersonal Strategy of Exclusion,” with Ginna Husting. Symbolic Interaction, 30, 2 (2007): 127-150.

2007 “The Failure of Globalization and the End of Empire: Neoliberalism, Imperialism, and the Rise of the Anti- Globalization Movement.” International Review of Modern Sociology, 33, Special Issue (2007):105-122.

2006 “Don’t bank on natural gas, oil.”

Op-ed in The Idaho Statesman

2005 “The Struggle Against Globalization and Imperialism: An Analysis of the Worldwide Protests against the WTO.” In Globalization and Change: The Origins, Development, and Transformation of Global Capitalism, ed. Berch Berberoglu, 105-121. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

2003 “Racism, Imperialism, and Human Rights”

Op-ed in The Idaho Statesman

2000 “The Paradigmatic Underpinnings and the Categorical

Structure of Sociology, 1973-1994: An Explanation for and Documentation of Metatheoretical Shift.” The Humboldt Journal of Social Relations, 25, 2 (1999): 127-156.

1999 “A Short History of the Emergence of the ‘Lone

Superpower’: Implications for Exploitation, Repression, and Resistance.” Nature, Society, and Thought, 11, 4 (1998):421-435.

1999 “‘Classless’ Society” prepared for the encyclopedic Racial

and Ethnic Relations in America. Chris Moose, Senior Editor, Salem Press.

1998 Review of Nationalism Reframed: Nationhood and the

National Question in the New Europe by Rogers Brubaker. Social Forces 76 (March 1998): 1138-40.

1997 “Sociological Analyses of Race and Ethnicity Since the

1950s: A Sociology of Sociology Explanation for Metatheoretical Shift.” Sociological Focus 30 (February 1997):31-47.

1995 “The National Question and the Struggle Against

British Imperialism in Northern Ireland.” In The National Question: Nationalism, Ethnic Conflict and Self- Determination in the 20th Century, ed. Berch Berberoglu, 158-179. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

1991 Review of Social Interest and Categorical

Structure: Conceptions of History and Social Change, by Jeffers Chertok. Critical Sociology 17 (Summer 1990):119-122.

PARTICIPATION AT PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS:

August 2016 “Conspiracies and Secrecy: An Exercise in Social

Epistemology,” with Matthew R. X. Dentith, presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, Seattle, Washington.

August 2016 “Vocabularies of Motive and ‘Conspiracy Theorists’,” with

Ginna Husting, accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, Seattle, Washington.

July 2016 “Conspiracy Baiting in the War on Terror,” with Ginna

Husting, accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the International Sociological Association, Vienna, Austria.

April 2016 “Conspiracy Theory Theories: A Sociology of Knowledge

Account,” with Ginna Husting, presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Oakland, California.

April 2015 “The Fix is In: ‘Conspiracy Theories’ in Sports,” with Ginna Husting, presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Long Beach, California.

March 2015 “From U.S. Ghettos to the ‘Arab Street’: Race and the

‘Conspiracy Theorist,’” with Ginna Husting, presented at the Conspiracy Theory Conference, University of Miami, Florida.

March 2014 “‘Conspiracy Theorists’, Right and Left: Deflecting

Critiques of Power,” presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Portland, Oregon

March 2011 Organizer of “Resistence in an Age of Decline: Obstacles

and Opportunities,” session at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Seattle, Washington

March 2011 “The ‘Great Recession’as Class Warfare: ‘Never let a

Crisis go to Waste,’” accepted for presentation the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Seattle, Washington

April 2010 “The ‘Great Recession’: A Class Analysis,” accepted for

presentation the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Oakland, California

April 2009 “The Contradictions of Neoliberal Globalization,”

presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, San Diego, California.

April 2008 “Imperialist Rivalry at the End of the Age of Oil: A Class

Analysis,” presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Portland, Oregon

April 2008 Organizer of “The Contradictions of Empire: The End of

the New American Century,” session at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Portland, Oregon

March 2007 “Power, Resistance, and the Development of Sociology,”

presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Oakland, California

March 2007 Organizer of “Power, Resistance & the Future of

Sociology,” session at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Oakland, California

April 2006 “A Sociology of Peak Oil: Causes, Consequences, and the

Future,” presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Universal City, California

April 2005 “Corporate Media as a Social Problem: Lessons and

Findings from Adademics, Journalists, and Activists,” presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Portland, Oregon

April 2005 “Media Activism as Public Sociology: An Account from

Idaho,” presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Portland, Oregon

April 2004 “The Uses of ‘Conspiracy Theory’” (with Ginna Husting), presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, San Francisco, California

April 2003 “Social Movements and the Development of Mass Media,” presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Pasadena, California

August 2001 “The WTO, Seattle, and the Struggle Against Global

Capitalism,” presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, Anaheim, California

April 2001 “Social Protest Against The World Trade Organization:

Understanding the Relationship Between Power and Opposition,” presented at the annual meeting of the Western Social Science Association, Reno, Nevada

March 2001 Organizer of “The WTO and the Battle in Seattle,” session

at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, San Francisco, California

March 2000 “Political Orientation and Student Evaluation of

Sociology,” presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, San Diego, California

March 2000 Discussant at “Author Meets Critics” session addressing

the Third Edition of William Domhoff’s Who Rules America?, at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, San Diego, California

October 1999 “A Short History of the ‘Lone Superpower’: Implications

for Exploitation, Repression, and Resistance,” presented at the Nature, Society, and Thought conference, Reno, Nevada

April 1999 Organizer of “Connecting the Micro and the Macro:

The Relationship Between Social Interaction and Social Structure,” session at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Portland, Oregon

April 1999 Organizer of “Building Connections: Community

Colleges and the Four-year Institution,” session at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Portland, Oregon

October 1997 “Simulating Science” (with Steven Patrick, Boise State

University), presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Social Study of Science, Tucson, Arizona

April 1997 Organizer of “Class, Ideology and Knowledge:

Historical Materialist Approaches to the Sociology of Knowledge and Science,” session at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, San Diego, California

April 1997 “Toward a Sociology of Social Science: A Content

Analysis of the Criminal Justice Abstracts,” presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, San Diego, California

April 1997 “Ethnicity, Class, and Gender: Northern Ireland as a Test

Case,” presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, San Diego, California

August 1996 “Sociological Analyses of Race and Ethnicity Since the

1950s: A Sociology of Sociology Explanation for Metatheoretical Shift,” accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, New York, New York.

April 1996 “Theories of Ethnicity and Class: Evaluating the

Salience of Class Analysis,” presented at the annual meeting of the Western Social Science Association, Reno, Nevada.

March 1996 “The Paradigmatic Underpinnings and the Categorical

Structure of Sociology, 1973-1994: An Explanation for and Documentation of Metatheoretical Shift,” presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Seattle, Washington.

March 1996 “Dispelling the Relevance of Personal Responsibility to

Sociological Analysis: Cannibalism as Deviance and Conformity,” presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Seattle, Washington.

April 1995 “A Critical Evaluation of Alternative Approaches to the

Problem of Intellectual Diversity: Toward a Sociology of the Sociology of Sociology,” presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, San Francisco, California.

April 1993 “Sociological Analyses of Ethnicity, 1950-1990:

A Sociology of Sociology Explanation,” presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Portland, Oregon.

October 1991 Discussant at “Author Meets Critics” session

addressing Social Interest and Categorical Structure: Conceptions of History and Social Change, by Jeffers Chertok, at the annual meeting of the Washington State Sociological Association, Walla Walla, Washington.

April 1991 “Materialist Theories of Ethnic Stratification and

Their Applicability to Northern Ireland,” presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Irvine, California.

SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION:

February 2017 Outside Reviewer to present Philosophy of the Social Sciences

March 2016 Membership Committee May 2018 Pacific Sociological Association

March 2011 Outside Reviewer to present The Sociological Quarterly

March 2016 Membership Committee Co-chair to April 2017 Pacific Sociological Association

November 2006 to 2008 Program Committee April 2008 Pacific Sociological Association

November 2003 to 2004 Program Committee April 2004 Pacific Sociological Association

August 1997 to Outside Reviewer May 2005 Teaching Sociology

December 1993 to Outside Reviewer May 2004 Critical Sociology

April 2001 to Committee on Freedom of Research and Teaching April 2004 Pacific Sociological Association

May 1999 to Coordinating Editor May 2003 The Pacific Sociologist

November 2000 to 2002 Program Committee April 2002 Pacific Sociological Association

November 1999 to 2001 Program Committee April 2001 Pacific Sociological Association

August 1997 to Membership Committee Chair August 1999 Pacific Sociological Association

June 1999 Reviewed Why Sociology? by Robert J. Brym and

John Lie, for Harcourt Brace

May 1996 to Co-Editor May 1999 The Pacific Sociologist

August 1995 to Membership Committee April 1999 Pacific Sociological Association

May 1998 Reviewed Imperialism, War, and Political Turmoil in the

Middle East by Berch Berberoglu, for SUNY Press

June 1997 Reviewed Social Problems: A Sociological Approach

by J. John Palen, for McGraw-Hill

August 1994 to Section Recruitment Committee August 1995 American Sociological Association

January 1987 to Member Editorial Collective December 1992 Critical Sociology

DEPARTMENTAL, COLLEGE, AND UNIVERSITY SERVICE:

August 2018 to President present

August 2017 to Vice president present Faculty Senate

August 2015 to Faculty Senate present Boise State University

November 2012 to Environmental Studies Program, Faculty Affiliate present Boise State University

September 1999 to Cultural and Ethnic Diversity Board present Boise State University

September 2016 to Promotion and Tenure Committee December 2016 College of Arts and Sciences

Boise State University

September 2015 to Foundational Studies Program Council May 2016 Boise State University

January 2016 to Faculty 180 Advisory Committee February 2016 Boise State University

August 2015 to Consulting for Campus Climate Survey September 2015 Boise State University

January 2013 to Department Liasion to the July 2015 Concurrent Enrollment Program

Boise State University

August 2015 to Search Committee September 2015 Office of the Vice-Provost

Boise State University

September 2014 to Curriculum Committee Chair May 2015 College of Arts and Sciences

September 2014 to Undergraduate Curriculum Committee May 2015 Boise State University

October 2014 Facilitator for Discussion of the film “Dear White People”

Cultural Center, Boise State University

April 2013 to Office of Instructional Technology, Faculty Liason May 2014 College of Social Sciences and Public Affairs

November 2013 University Adjunct Policy Focus Group

Boise State University

October 2010 to Promotion and Tenure Committee November 2010 College of Social Sciences and Public Affairs

March 2010 “Racism 101: Causes and Consequences,”

lecture for Facing Race, presented by the Cultural Center

July 2009 “Local Responses to Global Crisis: Lessons for the ‘Great Recession’” Guest Lecture for “Investigate Boise,” Classroom in the City Program

February 2009 “Climate and Energy: Two Birds with One Stone,” lecture for Focus the Nation.

December 2008 Speech for Hunger Sleepout

Volunteer Services Board

May 2002 to Mexican American Studies Conference May 2008 Chair, Organizing Committee

January 2008 “A Social History of Climate Change: Lessons for an

Alternative Future,” lecture for Focus the Nation.

May 2007 Faculty Advisor

November 2007 “Race and Colonialism” presented to the Political Science

Club and the Model UN.

November 2007 “Hunger in Global Perspective,” presented for the

Volunteer Services Board’s Hunger Banquet.

April 2007 “Reverse Discrimination: Fact or Fiction?” presented in

the Student Union Building, as part of the Cultural Center’s “White Privilege” lecture series.

March 2007 Co-organizer of lecture by Nation correspondent

Christian Parenti

October 2006 Workshop on Mountains Beyond Mountains, sponsored

by the University’s Common Reading Program

May 2004 to Chair, Cultural and Ethnic Diversity Board October 2006 Boise State University

September 2001 to Campus Greens May 2006 Faculty Advisor

February 2006 Workshop: “Media Activism”

Idaho Progressive Student Alliance Progressive Advocacy Training Boise State University

September 2002 to Publications Board May 2005 Boise State University

February 2005 Workshop: “Media Activism”

Idaho Progressive Student Alliance Progressive Advocacy Training Boise State University

November 2004 Panelist for Speak Up Forum on Racism and Immigration,

Cultural Center, Boise State University

November 2004 Speech for 2004 Hunger Banquet, Volunteer Services

Board, Boise State University

December 2003 to Promotion and Tenure Policy Review Task Force March 2004 College of Social Sciences and Public Affairs

December 2003 “Progressive Social Movements and Mass Media” Point of View Conference, Boise State University

November 2003 to Course Management System Advisory Committee December 2003 Boise State University

June 1996 to Website Developer and Administrator September 2003 Sociology Department

August 2000 to Faculty Senator May 2003 Boise State University

February 2003 Workshop: “Independent Media”

Idaho Progressive Student Alliance Progressive Advocacy Training Boise State University

February 2003 Panelist: “War of Ideas: Framing the Student Debate on

Iraq, Terrorism, and US Policy” Boise State University

April 1998 to Sociology Club May 2002 Faculty Advisor

March 2002 Moderator for Panel “Traditional Connections to the Land

versus Nontraditional Development Practices” First Nations Conference, Boise State University

October 2001 Panel Discussion on Terrorism

Boise State University

March 2001 Organizer of “Dismantling Racism” panel

at the Mexican American Studies Conference

February 2001 “Utilizing Leadership for Social Causes,” with Leo

Morales, at Leadership Quest

March 2000 Panelist for Discussion of the WTO and Globalization

Idaho Progressive Student Alliance

January 2000 Panelist for Discussion of Free Speech on Campus

Martin Luther King, Jr./Human Rights Week

January 2000 Selection Committee to May 2002 Phi Kappa Phi Wallace G. Kay Essay Competition

August 2000 Core Curriculum Committee to May 2001 Boise State University

October 1998 to Affirmative Action Committee August 2000 Boise State University

September 1998 to Awards Committee May 1999 College of Social Science and Public Affairs

November 1998 Lecture in conjunction with the Boise State University

Sociology Club’s “Conspiracy Theory Week”

January 1998 Panel discussion and workshop on Globalization and

Human Rights sponsored by the student ACLU Club and by Feminist Empowerment in conjunction with Martin Luther King, Jr./ Human Rights Week

October 1996 Participated in a Student Programs Board

panel discussion on Environmental Responsibility

January 1996 Guest Editorial in the Idaho Statesman for Boise

State University’s Martin Luther King, Jr./Human Rights Week

September 1990 to Graduate Student Representative to June 1991 the Staff Development Committee

University of Oregon

September 1987 to Graduate Student Representative to June 1988 the Curriculum Committee

University of Oregon

COMMUNITY SERVICE:

June 2016 Speech at the Sixth Annual Community Progressive

United Vision for Idaho

January 2016 Interviewed for an Article on Poverty and Food Insecurity The Idaho Statesman

January 2016 Interviewed for an Article on International Volunteerism

The Arbiter

July 2015 Interviewed on Conspiracy Theories in Sports

The Podcaster’s Guide to the Conspiracy

November 2014 Interviewed for a story on Social Media

KIVI-TV

June 2014 Interviewed for an Article on Labor Unions

The Idaho Statesman.

April 2013 “Local Media and Coverage of the State Legislature,”

presentation for United Vision for Idaho’s Liquid Forum Series

October 2011 Radio interview on labor unions and the Occupy movement

by KTRP.

June 2011 “Teaching Social Inequality,” workshop presented at the

Idaho Human Rights Education Center’s Summer Institute for K-12 teachers

May 2011 “Media and How Unions are Framed in Contemporary

Society,” workshop for United Vision for Idaho’s Community Progressive Workshops UVI

March 2011 Interview for story on Idaho education policy by KTVB

February 2011 Discussant of the anti-union proposals before the Idaho and

Wisconsin legislatures on IPTV’s Idaho Reports.

March 2010 Interviewed for story on student protests against tuition

increases in California by KBSU

February 2010 Interviewed for story on feminism by the Arbiter

July 2009 Speech to Healthcare Rally

Boise City Hall

March 2009 Interviewed for story on the recession by KTVB

December 2008 Appearance on “The Idaho Freedom Forum,” hosted by

Gene Dellago for the ACLU of Idaho on Treasure Valley Community Television

December 2008 Panelist/Facilitator for Media Justice Summit

Fund for Idaho

January 2008 “Concentration in the Media,” lecture for Leadership Boise,

at the offices of Idaho Public Television, a presentation of the Boise Chamber of Commerce

March 2007 Interviewed Nation correspondent Christian Parenti as

guest host of “Peace Talks,” a presentation of the Idaho Peace Coalition, on Treasure Valley Community Television

February 2007 Appearance on “Conversations,” hosted by Peter Lutze,

on Treasure Valley Community Television

November 2006 Panelist for “Nuclear Nonproliferation,” a presentation at the Boise Public Library, sponsored by Snake River Alliance

July 2006 Appearance on “Conversations,” hosted by Peter Lutze

on Treasure Valley Community Television

March 2006 Panelist on discussion of the film “Why we fight,” at the

Flicks, a presentation of Treasure Valley Community Television

January 2006 Panelist on Media for Leadership Boise, at the offices of

the Idaho Statesman, a presentation of the Boise Chamber of Commerce

November 2002 to Editorial Collective May 2005 Idaho Independent Media Center

August 2002 to Executive Director May 2005 The Idaho Media Project

November 2003 Guest on “Uneasy Listening”

Boise State University Student Radio

October 2003 Guest on “Conversations”

Treasure Valley Public Access Television

June 2003 Workshop on Social Problems

Court Appointed Special Advocate Program

April 2003 Guest Lectures for Tobin Walton

Eagle High School

February 2003 Panelist: “The War against Iraq”

Northwest Nazarene University

January 2003 Moderator: “How Others See Us: U.S. Propaganda vs.

Reality,” Snake River Alliance Community Dinner

January 2003 “Racism, Imperialism, and Human Rights”

Martin Luther King/Human Rights Week

October 2002 to Teach-ins on the War against Terror December 2002 Boise State University

November 2002 “A Brief Introduction to the Sociology of Race and

Ethnicity: Implications for the Workplace” Multicultural Workforce Fall Training Conference Boise Federal Women’s Program

January 2002 to Program Director November 2002 The Idaho Media Project

April 2000 to Alliance for Dismantling Racism May 2002

March 2002 Facilitator for discussion of the film “Long Night’s Journey

into Day” First Presbyterian Church

September 2001 Guest Lecture on the Vietnam War

Albertson College of Idaho

September 2001 “Message Development & Media: Learn How to Make

News Happen” Workshop for the Idaho Women’s Network

October 2000 “Families and Parenting: Diversity and Change”

Workshop for the Idaho Inclusiveness Symposium

March 2000 to Associate Director January 2002 The Idaho Media Project

April 2000 to Workshop Committee October 2000 Idaho Inclusiveness Coalition

November 1999 Policy Development Committee to August 2000 Treasure Valley Public Access Television

April 1999 Speech to the Boise Chapter of Anti-Racist Action

HONORS AND AWARDS:

May 2011 Honored Faculty Member

By Boise State Top-10 Scholar Alexandra Ornelas

March 2005 University Foundation Scholar Award for Teaching Finalis

December 2004 Nominated for ASBSU

Outstanding Faculty Award

November 2003 Nominated for ASBSU

Outstanding Faculty Award

March 2001 Faculty Research Grant

College of Social Science and Public Affairs

April 2000 Outstanding Community Service Award

BSU Volunteer Services Board

March 2000 Nominated for ASBSU

Outstanding Faculty Award

April 1999 Multi-Ethnic Board Award

of Recognition for Assistance to Minority Students

September 1991 State of Oregon Laurel Award

PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES:

Current Supervisor: Arthur Scarritt, Chair

Department of Sociology Boise State University

Previous Supervisors: Tony Roark, Interim Provost

and former Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Boise State University troark@boisestate.edu

Shelton Woods, Professor of History Former Interim Dean of the College of Social Sciences and Public Affairs, Boise State University swoods@boisestate.edu

Melissa Lavitt, Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, University of Washington – Tacoma; Former Dean of the College of Social Sciences and Public Affairs, Boise State University mlavitt@uw.edu

Other colleagues: Berch Berberoglu

Foundation Professor and Chair of Sociology University of Nevada – Reno berchb@unr.edu

Virginia Husting Professor of Sociology Director of Gender Studies Boise State University ghusting@boisestate.edu