Curriculum Vitae


 Ph.D.  1996                    University of California, Santa Barbara (Sociology)

Dissertation: Somewhere Over the Modem: Interpersonal Relationships Over Computer Bulletin Boards

 M.A.    1992                    University of California, Santa Barbara (Sociology)

Thesis: Construction of Sex, Gender, & Sexuality: A Look at the Lives of Male Transvestites

 B.A.    1990                    Arizona State University (Psychology)

Honor Thesis: Knowledge of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Among College Students


Professional Experience

University of Nebraska at Kearney (1996-present)

  • Professor of Sociology (2006 until present)
  • Associate Professor and Graduate Fellow, Department of Sociology, Director of Women’s Studies (2001-2006)
  • Interim Director of Women’s Studies (2000-2001)

University of Colorado Health Science Center (1995)

  • Researcher, Department of Psychology (Project Safe)

University of California, Santa Barbara (1990-1995)

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant and Instructor, Sociology


Research and Teaching Interests

  • Feminist Studies and Feminism
  • Medical Sociology
  • Research Methods
  • Computer/Technology in Research and the Classroom
  • Human Sexuality & AIDS/HIV/STD