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Ginna Husting Curriculum Vitae

 CURRICULUM VITAE
GINNA HUSTING

Department of Sociology
Boise State University
1910 University Drive
Office Phone: (208)426­-1365
Fax: (208)426­-2098
Email: ghusting@boisestate.edu Boise, ID 83725

EDUCATION

1998
Ph.D., Sociology, University of Illinois at Urbana­Champaign

1985
B. A., Sociology with Honors, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

2005­-Present
Associate Professor, Sociology, Boise State University

1999-­2005
Assistant Professor, Sociology, Boise State University

1998­-1999
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Illinois Wesleyan University

HONORS, GRANTS AND AWARDS

2006
 
•Honored Faculty Member, Top Ten Scholars Award, Boise State University

2005
•Faculty Award for the Enhancement of Second Language Learner Success

2003
•Women’s History Month “Women of the Year” Recognition (Women’s Center students and staff at Boise State University)
•Undergraduate Research Initiative Project with Matthew Compton, Sociology Major

2002
• Undergraduate Research Initiative Project with Megan Minister, Social Science Major
•Nomination, Associated Students of Boise State University Faculty of the Year Award
•Service­Learning Grant (integrating community service into course content)

2001
• Honored Faculty Member, Top Ten Scholars Award, Boise State University Service Learning Award, Boise State University
•Undergraduate Research Initiative Projects with Monica Hopkins, Social Science major, and Carrie Semmelroth, Sociology major
•Invited Speaker, Sociology Honors Convocation, Eckerd College

2000
•Faculty Research Grant, Boise State University

1994
•Graduate College Research Assistantship, University of Illinois, Urbana
• Phi Kappa Phi

1990
•Qualifying Examination in Sociology­Pass with Distinction

1985
•Rotary Fellowship for Study of Sociology, Lausanne, Switzerland
•Philip Lee Award, Eckerd College (Valedictorian)

RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS
Identity formation, Symbolic Interactionism, and cultural studies, discourse analysis, popular media and culture, gender and feminist theory, nationalism, globalization, social movements, political theory, science and technology, sexualities

PUBLICATIONS
Revise & Resubmit: Husting, Ginna and Martin Orr. “Dangerous Machinery: ‘Conspiracy Theorist’ as Transpersonal Exclusion Mechanism.”

2006
Husting, Ginna. “Neutralizing the Public Sphere: War, Chaos, and the Construction of National Identity through U.S. Television News on Abortion­ Related Protest, 1991.” Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies 3, 2.

2005
Husting, Ginna and Leslie King. “Francophobia, Anti­Americanism: Narratives of the TransAtlantic Other in French and U.S. News on Abortion­Related Issues.” Cultural Studies­Critical Methodologies 5(2).

2003
King, Leslie and Ginna Husting. “Importing Rescue: The Cross­National Diffusion of Anti­Abortion Protest Tactics.” Mobilization 8(3): 297­312.

1999
Husting, Ginna. “When a War is Not a War: the War in the Gulf and the War on Abortion in 1991.” The Sociological Quarterly 40(1):159­178.

1993
Husting, Virginia. “Up By Her Garter Straps: Deconstructing Working Girl.” Studies in Symbolic Interaction 15:16­26 (Invited Publication, annual volume).

WORKS IN PROGRESS

“L’Esprit de l’Escalier: Or SI­Borg World­Making.” Submitted to the Third International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, Urbana, Illinois, May 2007.
“Critical Hagiographies: Virginia Woolf and Performance Narratives.” Submitted to the Third International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, Urbana, Illinois, May 2007.
“Conspiracy Theorists, Vocabularies of Motive and Cultural Power.” Manuscript to be submitted to Symbolic Interaction, December 2006.
QueerID: Intersections of Action, Identity, Otherness, and
Connectedness. Proposal for edited book, to be submitted to Cambridge Scholars Press, January 2007.
“Masculinities, Torture, and Terror: The Case of Abu Ghraib.” To be submitted for the American Sociological Association, January 2007.

PRESENTATIONS

2006
“Bodies, Images, Texts: Political Tools for Critiquing Torture. Presented
at the Annual Meeting of the Center for Research and Socio­Cultural Change, September 2006, University of Oxford, UK.

2006
“Conspiracy Theorists,” Vocabularies of Motive and Cultural Power.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of American Sociological Association, August 2006, Montreal.

2005
“Conspiracy­Baiting as Ritual of Pollution in the U.S. Public Discourse.” With Martin Orr. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, August 2005, Philadelphia.

2004
“Full Throttle: Representing Girl­on­Girl Violence in Popular Media.” With Robin Allen and Matthew Compton. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, March 2004, San Francisco.
“ ‘Conspiracy’ as Closure of the Political Sphere in U.S. Popular Culture and Scholarship.” With Martin Orr. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, March 2004, San Francisco.
“Equal Opportunity Aggression: Girl Fights and Equal Opportunity Oppression?” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the School Social Work Association of America, March 2004, San Francisco.

2002
“The “French” Abortion Pill and “American” Protesters: News Media Articulations of Nationalism and Abortion in France and the U.S.” With Leslie King. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Chicago.
“Importing Rescue: Opportunity Structure and Anti­Abortion Protests in France.” With Leslie King. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Chicago.
“Mediating Protest: News Representations of Abortion Related Activism in an Age of Anti­Abortion Violence” With Monica Hopkins (undergraduate Social Science major). Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Vancouver.

2001
“Mediating Protest: News Representations of Abortion­Related Activism in an Age of Pro­Life Violence.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Western Social Science Association, Reno, Nevada.
“Hannah Arendt, The Rise of the Social, and U.S. TV News Representations of Abortion­Related Protest.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, San Francisco.

2000
“Abortion and Nationalism in France and the U.S.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, San Diego.
“Constructing the Post­Feminist Citizen: G.I. Jane, Citizen Ruth, and Political Engagement.” Presented at the Society for Symbolic Interaction 2000 Couch/Stone Symposium, Saint Petersburg, Florida.

1999
“From American Style Operation Rescue to French Commandos: Direct Action Tactics in Anti­Abortion Movements in the U.S. and France.” With Leslie King. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Chicago.

1998
“Visualizing Abortion: U.S. Nightly News Coverage of the War over Abortion in 1991.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, San Francisco.
“When a War is not a War: the Gulf War and the War on Abortion in 1991.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, San Francisco.
“Broadcast News on the War over Abortion.” Presented at Violence Incorporated, the Annual Cultural Studies Symposium, Manhattan, Kansas.

1997
“When a War is not a War: the Gulf War and the War on Abortion in 1991.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Toronto.

1995
“Leaping to Confusion: News Constructions of Protest, Protesters, and Abortion.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, Los Angeles.

1994
“Nightly News Coverage of The National Right to Life March from 1990.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Sociological Society, St. Louis.

1991
“Up By Her Garter Straps: Deconstructing Working Girl.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, Cincinnati, Ohio.

1990
“Converging Cognitive Conceptualizations: Durkheim and Garfinkel on Cognition and Reality.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Sociological Society, Chicago.
“When Women Talk: Gender and Interruptions in Conversation.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Sociological Society, Chicago.
“The Making of a Small Social Group.” With L. Detman and D. McConkey. Presented at the Annual Symposium of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, St. Petersburg, Florida.

1988
“Bewilderment in Everyday Life: Durkheim and Garfinkel on Anomie.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Sociological Society, Nashville, Tennessee.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Boise State University:

• Social Change and Globalization
• Feminist Theory
• Sexual Identities and American Society
• Social Psychology of Gender
• Sociology of Work
• Gender, Science, Technology
• Social Inequality
• Social Problems
• Introduction to Sociology

Illinois Wesleyan University:

• Sociology of Culture and Media
• History of Social Thought
• Sociological Research Methods
• Social Problems

University of Illinois at Urbana­-Champaign:
Instructor:

• Women’s Studies in the Humanities
• Women’s Studies in the Social Sciences
• Science, Technology, Gender
• Social Problems
Teaching Assistant:
• Research Methods
• Social Problems
• Introduction to Sociology

SERVICE

2006­-2007
Chair, Cultural and Ethnic Diversity Board, BSU
QueerID Conference and filmfest, BSU
M.A. Committees: Departmentsof Communication, Business Administration, Criminal Justice
“Paul Farmer, AIDS, and Cross­national Perspectives: From Mountains Beyond Mountains to ‘And the Band Played On.’” Workshop for Freshman Reading Program with Dr. Lisa McClain, November 7, 2006.
Faculty Advisor, Organization for Gender Education and Equality.
Reviewer, Social Problems, Journal of Criminal Justice
 
2005­-2006
Diversity and Tolerance Workshop, Resident Assistant Training, BSU
Organizing committee, QueerID Conference BSU
Cultural and Ethnic Diversity Board, BSU
M.A. Committees:, Departments of Communication, Business Administration, History
Gender Studies Advisory Board
Opening Speaker, Point of View Conference, Human Rights, BSU
Workshops, Facilitations on Privilege and Transgender issues, BSU Cultural Center
Organizer, Queer as Film Festival, BSU

2004-­2005
Cultural And Ethnic Diversity Board, BSU
M.A. Committee, Department of Communication
M.A. Committee, Department of History
Board Member, McNair Program, BSU
Faculty Mentor, Undergraduate McNair Scholar
Board Member, Undergraduate Research Initiative, BSU Board Member, Gender Studies Advisory Board

2003­-2004
BSU College of Social Sciences Tenure and Promotion Committee
Board Member, Undergraduate Research Initiative, BSU
Cultural And Ethnic Diversity Board, BSU
Board Member, Undergraduate Research Initiative, BSU
M.A. Committee, Department of Communications
M.A. Committee, Department of History

2002­-2003
BSU College of Social Sciences Tenure and Promotion Committee Organizer, three paper sessions at the Annual Meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Vancouver
Chair, Organizing Committee “Democracy, Equality, Justice” Politics and Sexualities Conference, BSU
Cultural and Ethnic Diversity Board, BSU
Undergraduate Research Initiative Board, BSU

2001­-2002
College of Social Sciences Tenure and Promotion Committee
Chair, Organizing Committee “Democracy, Equality, Justice: Idaho Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Issues Conference, BSU
Cultural and Ethnic Diversity Board, BSU
Undergraduate Research Initiative Board, BSU
Associate Editor, The Sociological Quarterly Organizer, Session for Pacific Sociological Association
M.A. Committee, Department of History
M.A. Committee, Department of Communications

2000­-2001
Cultural and Ethnic Diversity Board, BSU
Undergraduate Research Initiative Board, BSU
Faculty Research Grant Awards, College of Social Sciences, BSU
Committee Member Midwest Sociological Society’s Committee on Women in the Profession
Sociology Department Adjunct Concerns Committee

1999-­2000
Midwest Sociological Society’s Committee on Women in the Profession
Sociology Department Adjunct Concerns Committee

1998-­1999
Reviewer, Symbolic Interaction
Midwest Sociological Society’s Committee on Women in the Profession

1997-­2000
 
Reviewer, The Sociological Quarterly

1995
Member, Search Committee for Director of Women’s Studies Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

MEMBERSHIPS
American Sociological Association
American Studies Association
National Communication Association
Pacific Sociological Association
Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction

REFERENCES

Norman K. Denzin
Institution of Communications Research 228 Gregory Hall
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone (217) 333­0795
Fax (217) 333­7695
n-denzin@uiuc.edu

Michael Flaherty
Behavioral Sciences Collegium Eckerd College
St. Petersburg, FL 33733 Phone (727 864­8455
Fax (727) 864­7967
flahermg@eckerd.edu

Martin Orr
Chair Department of Sociology
Boise State University 1910 University Drive
Boise Idaho 83725
Phone (208) 426­1346
Fax (208) 426­2098
morr@boisestate.edu

Gil Rodman
Communication Studies Department 225 Ford Hall
224 Church St. S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone (612) 624­5800
gbrodman@mindspring.com
rodma014@umn.edu

Georganne Rundblad
Chair Department of Sociology
Illinois Wesleyan University
P.O. Box 2900
Bloomington, IL 61702­2900
Phone (309) 556­3193
Fax (309)556­3719
grundbl@titan.iwu.edu
n@boisestate.edu

Leslie King
Environmental Science and Policy Wright Hall 229
Smith College
Northampton, Massachusetts 01063
Phone (413) 85­3561
lesking@email.smith.edu

Robin Allen
Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Boise State University School of Social Work
1910 University Dr.
Education Building Room 716 Boise, Idaho 83725­1940
Phone (208) 426­1568
Fax (208) 426­4291
rallen@boisestate.edu

Michael Flaherty
Behavioral Sciences Collegium Eckerd College
St. Petersburg, FL 33733 Phone (727 864­8455
Fax (727) 864­7967
flahermg@acasun.eckerd.edu

John Lie
Department of Sociology
500 South State Street
Room 3012 LSA Bldg.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109­1382
Phone (734) 764­7501
Fax (734) 763­6887
johnlie@umich.edu

Michael Blain
Chair Department of Sociology
Boise State University 1910 University Drive
Boise Idaho 83725
Phone (208) 426­1346
Fax (208) 426­2098
mblain@boisestate.edu