Professor of Sociology
Phone: (914) 633-2595
Publications (partial listing)
Black Families in Corporate America. Thousand Oaks, CA. Sage Publications, 1998.
Selected Articles, Book Chapters, Encyclopedia Entries
"Parenting in the African American Middle and Upper Middle Class". In, Wisdoms for Parents: Key Ideas From Parent Educators. NCFR, de Sitter Publications,
Ontario, 2011: 57-69. (Refereed).
"Struggles Within: Black Faculty - Black Student Intra-Racial Dynamics at Predominantly White Institutions". Chapter 9 in, Dilemmas of Black Faculty at
Predominantly White U.S. Institutions: Issues in the Post-Multicultural Era. S. Moore, R. Alexander, and A. Lemelle Eds. Lewiston, NY, Mellen Press, 2010:185-195.
(Refereed. Co- authored with Penelope Moore).
"Intra-Racial Dynamics of the Black Professor and Black Students' Communication in Traditionally White Colleges and Universities". Journal of Black Studies.
Vol.40, n. 5, May 2010. (Refereed. Co-authored with Penelope Moore).
African American National Biography. Harvard University.
- "Margaret Beale Spencer: Psychologist, Educator"
- "Josephine Premice: Trailblazer in Entertainment"
Oxford University Press, 2008.
(Contributors to this Project apply. Applicants were selected to contribute on the basis of previous scholarship, writing ability, and expertise in the field of
African American scholarship).
- Southern Sociological Society Annual Meetings, Jacksonville, FL, April 2011.
- Groves Conference on Marriage and Family Annual Meetings, New Orleans, LA, March 2011.
- 19th Century Studies Association Annual Meetings, Tampa, FL, March 2010.
- Teachers College Roundtable, Columbia University, New York, February 2010
- American Sociological Association Annual Meetings, San Francisco, CA, August 2009
- Southern Sociological Society Annual Meetings, New Orleans, LA, March 2009
- National Black Faculty Staff Network Annual Meeting, Sunset Beach, NC, February 2008
- Virginia Beach, VA, February 2007
- Conference on Parenting Education, Myrtle Beach, SC, February 2008
- Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meetings, Philadelphia, PA, March 2007
- Chief Diversity Officers' Forum. Institute for Global Diversity and Inclusion, Greensboro, NC, March 2007.
- Atlanta, GA, April 2008.
Professional Association Memberships
- American Sociological Association
- Eastern Sociological Association
- Southern Sociological Association
- Sociologists for Women in Society
- Association of Black Sociologists
- National Council on Family Relations
- Groves Conference on Marriage and Family
- International Association for Relationship Research
- State of Connecticut Permanent Commission on the Status of Women - Advisory Council Member
- National Visionary Leadership Project - Member of the Board
- Education Committee Chair
Professional Development Credentials Earned
- Awarded Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) Credential
Service, Departmental, School, College (partial listing)
- Department Chairperson, Sociology
- Co-Coordinator, Women's Studies Program,
- Coordinator of Women's Studies Student Scholars' Conference, Undergraduate Research Day
- Co-Moderator, Gay-Straight Alliance
- School of Arts and Science Faculty Development and Travel Committee
- Sexual Harassment Task Force
Back to Top