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Accomplishments by Dennis Downey

2017

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Teaching Sociology: Designing and Teaching Undergraduate Capstone Courses [Author Meets Critics]." with E. Sowers, R. Hauhart, and J. Torlina. Panel discussion at Pacific Sociological Association 2016 Meeting. oakland, CA, Mar 30, 2016.

2016

Publications:

  • "Between Scylla and Charybdis: Designing, Implementing, and Assessing Innovations in the Annual PSA Meetings." with A. Orr. The American Sociologist. Vol. 45 No. 2-3 June 2014. 159-176. (http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12108-014-9224-y)

Other Activities:

  • Review of: Death of a Suburban Dream: Race and Schools in Compton, California. "Death of a Suburban Dream: Race and Schools in Compton, California." Urban Studies. 38: 2 (March 2016), TBD. (http://usj.sagepub.com/content/early/2015/12/09/0042098015621843.full.pdf+html)
  • "Cultivating Quantitative Literacy in the Introductory Course: Applying a Mathematics Education Perspective." Carla B. Howery Teaching Enhancement Grant, American Sociological Association. $2,000. 2015. (http://www.asanet.org/footnotes/march-april15/howery_0315.html)
  • Review of: The Making of Pro-Life Activists: How Social Movement Mobilization Works. "The Making of Pro-Life Activists: How Social Movement Mobilization Works." Mobilization: An International Journal. 15: 1 (January 2010), 106-108.

2015

Publications:

  • "Guest Editors' Introduction." with C. Hohm. The American Sociologist. Vol. 45 No. 2-3 Summer June 2014. 115-120. (http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12108-014-9234-9/fulltext.html)

Other Activities:

  • (CO) Guest Editor. The American Sociologist. 2014. (http://link.springer.com/journal/12108/45/2/page/1)

2010

Publications:

  • "Metropolitan Reconfiguration and Contemporary Zones of Transition: Conceptualizing Border Communities in Postsuburban California." with D. Smith. Journal of Urban Affairs. Vol. 33 No. 1 2011. 21-44.
  • "Implicit Politics in a Free and Open Space: Belly Dance, Leisure Activity, and Gender Identity." with S. Zerbib and D. Martin. Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change. Vol. 31 2011. 103-140.
  • "Body Image in Belly Dance: Integrating Alternative Norms into Collective Identity." with J. Reel, S. SooHoo, and S. Zerbib. Journal of Gender Studies. Vol. 19 No. 4 2010. 377-393.

2009

Publications:

  • "Institutional Activism and Community Organizing: Human Relations Responses to 9/11 in Orange County, California." American Behavioral Scientist. Vol. 53 No. 1 2009. 99-113.

2008

Publications:

  • "Linking Strategic Choice with Macro-Organizational Dynamics: Strategy and Social Movement Articulation." with D. Rohlinger. Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change. Vol. 28 2008. 3-38.
  • "The Status of Sociology within the Academy: Where We Are, Why We're There, and How to Change It." with W. Wagner, C. Hohm, and C. Dodson. American Sociologist. Vol. 39 June - September 2008. 193-214.