University of Mississippi

M.A. Alumni Sociology

 

2013
Michael Bradley (M.A.), “Knowledge, Attitudes, and Recovery: An Internship with the UMRC”

Elizabeth Howe-Huist (M.A.), “Single Fathers and Social Support”

Danielle Kerr (M.A.), “Butch, Femme, Dyke, or Lipstick–Aren’t All Lesbians the Same?: An Exploration of the Use of Labels among Lesbians in the U.S. South”

Jamie Nelms (M.A.)

Bobby Moore (M.A.)

 

2012
Robert Reece (M.A.),“”King of the Hill’s Souphanousiphones, The New Model Minority, and the Subversive Model Minority” ”

Jazmine Walker (M.A.), “”We’re paid to take care of the movement. The Movement ain’t paid to take care of us”: The Promise and Challenges of Workplace Strategies of Black Feminist Organizations”

Juan Thurmond (M.A.), “Language as Microagression: The New Lexicon of American Racism”

Zachary Jarjoura (M.A.), “Campus Activism: An Internship with Southern Alliance for Clean Energy”

Jen Balliet (M.A.), “Gender and Sexuality in Blame Attributions for Intimate Partner Violence”

Kenneth Jones (M.A.), “Will Witness #3 Please Step Forward?: An Internship with the Mississippi Innocence Project”

Tiffiney Grey (M.A.), “Black Women, Cultural Images, and Social Services: Attitudes Toward Seekers of Social Services—the case of a non-profit, philanthropic organization in Jackson, Mississippi”

Thomas Moncrief (M.A.), “Developing a Youth Led Organization in Biloxi, Mississippi”

 

2011
Jonathan Dial (M.A.), “Running Identities and Interaction Ritual Chains”

Callie Flowers Casteel (M.A.), “Transforming Cafeteria into Classroom: Garden-Based Pedagogy in Foodservice”

Brian Knop (M.A.), “Taking Parties Seriously: Gendered Sexuality and Hook up Culture at Greek Social Events”

Jordan Richard (M.A.), “‘On a good day, you get to kill a whore’: Narrative Misogyny and Female Audience Engagement in ‘Supernatural’”

Joey Brown (M.A.), “Financial Cultural Capital: Cultural Capital in the Context of Higher Education and Federal Student Loans”

Cheryl (Rosie) Nelson (M.A.), “From Student to “Sorority Girl”: Gender, Class, and Presentation of Self in Formal Sorority Recruitment”

 

2010
Wendy Whitmire (M.A.)

Drew Guyton (M.A.)

Gregory Sims (M.A.), “Hurricane Katrina: Images and Voices of African American Women”

James Andrew Whitaker (M.A.), “Representational Crisis in Psychiatry: Corporate Hegemony and Postmodern Knowledge”

 

2009
Shane Elliot (M.A.), “Work-Topia:An Analysis of Near Perfect Worker Control in a Product Distribution Facility”

Ben Hutcherson (M.A.),“Moshing and Thrashing and Headbanging (Oh My!):Gender, Genre, and Authenticity in the Extreme Metal Subculture”

Susan Mixson (M.A.)

Wenlu Zhou (M.A.)

 

2008
Brianne Holden (M.A.)

Maggie Tate (M.A.)
Race-ing and gendering Art Criticism: Politics of Identity in the Reviews of Iorna Simpson, Glenn Ligon, and Kara Walker.

Gwen Wages (M.A.)

 

2007
Monique McClure (M.A.)

Sarah Walsh (M.A.)
“What Everyone Knows About Fellowship Estates: Investigating Perspectives of a Neighborhood Association’s History Through the Lens of the Sociology of Knowledge.”

Jason Reese (M.A.)

Lauren Williams (M.A.)

Lynn Woo (M.A.)

 

2006
Matthieu Dessier(M.A.)
“The Real Deal:Experiencing Authenticity in the Music of R.L. Burnside”

Reese, Kanin L. (M.A.)
“An Applied Study of Putnam’s Social Capital Theory in Pontotoc County, Mississippi.”

Thomas Chandler (M.A.)

Deidre Phillips (M.A.)

 

2004
Rachel Catherine Sibley (M.A.)
“Immigration and Social Change:A Case Study of Reverse Social Remittances”

Brook Lynn Briscoe (MSS)

Samantha Lee Baker (MSS)

Jennifer Elizabeth Grogan (MSS)

 

2003
Will Rote (M.A.)
“Southern Collegiate Rugby: Examining a Masculine Space”

 

2002
James Wesson Hill (MSS)

Kurt Brummett (M.A., Phi Kappa Phi)

 

2001
Valeria B. Jones (MSS)

S. Clark Casteel (M.A.)

Leigh Ann Pitts (M.A.)

 

2000
Michele Smith Katterjohn (M.A.)

David Brewer (MSS)

Marcia Cole (MSS)

Rhonda Thibodeaux Cooper (MSS, Phi Kappa Phi)

Charlet Meredith (MSS)

 

1999
Kristen Kreskey (MSS)

Jennifer Faye Ballou (MSS)

 

1998
Elizabeth Caffrey (M.A.)

Wayne Averett (MSS, Phi Kappa Phi)

Mike Quarles (MSS)

Wendy Wang (MSS)

Lynn Gardner (MSS)

 

1997
Marina Koval (M.A.)
“The New Russia:A Quest for Community Development”

Demetria Hereford (M.A.)

Mary Blank (M.A.)

Yasuko Marakami (M.A.)

 

1996
Jeannie Douglas-Sevier (M.A.)
“Selected Timing and Demographic Factors in Completed Fertility:An Analysis of 1990 Current Population Survey Data”

Thomas Buchanan (M.A.)

Rhonda Sullivan Hallmark (MSS)

 

1995
Joel Rosen (M.A.)
“’Your Question or Comment Please’: A Sociological Study of All-Sports Radio”

Emily Susan Coe (M.A.)

Michael Moore (MSS)

Mike Watson (MSS)

Karen Woods (MSS)

Chylynda Whitfield (MSS)

Rebecca Fesmire Smith (MSS)

Charles Edwards Ray (MSS)

 

1994
Marie Monique Moleon (M.A.)
“Educational Attainment, Knowledge About AIDS, and Attitudes Toward People with AIDS
in a Low Income Area in Urban Haiti”

Albert Nylander (M.A.)
“The Growth of the Furniture Industry in Northeast Mississippi from 1948 to 1994: A Social Structural Analysis”

Patricia Danette Light (M.A.)

Ami Kponvi (M.A.)

Joyce Ann Johnson (MSS)

Beverly Merriweather (MSS)

Leflore, Vivian (MSS)

Gregory David Cain (MSS)

Curtis Andrew Grass (MSS)

Leisa Vonsha Price (MSS)

Jeanette Michele Simoes (MSS)

 

1993
Grant Earl Dyer (M.A.)
“Scientific Conceptions of the ‘Other’:American Social Science and the Third World 1918-1960”

George Richard Baker (M.A.)

Morristein Holman (MSS)

 

1992
Kevin McKay (M.A., ’92)
“Deviance, Censorship, and the Mass Media: A Sociological Study of Three American Artists”

Mildred Brown (M.A., ’92)
“A Study of Suicide in Mississippi From 1970 to 1990”

Michelle Hodge (M.A., ’92)
“The Relationship Among Parental Attachment, Control, and Adult Criminal Behavior”

Kevin Campbell (MSS, ’92)

Robert Selby (MSS, ’92)

Meloney Darby (MSS, ’92)

Lisa Cox (MSS, ’92)

Michele Andre Hudson (MSS, ’92)

Lisa Diane Stevens (MSS, ’92)

 

1991
Chad Jeffrey Hammons (M.A., ’91)
“Generational Politics and Black Mayors in Mississippi”

Michael R. Reese (M.A., ’91)

Mary Susan Rost (M.A., ’91)

Brett James Bonner (M.A., ’91)

Peggy J. Wiltshire (MSS, ’91)

 

1990
Clifford Paul Holley (M.A., ’90)

Brian Edward Shuey (M.A., ’90)

Deborah Carol West (M.A., ’90)
“From Honky Tonk Angels to Outlaw Women: Images of Women in Country Music, 1944-1988”

Carol Leigh Shepherd (MSS, ’90)

Janet Lyn Overstreet (MSS, ’90)

 

1985-1989
Carolyn Story (MSS, ‘88)

Billy Guy Brister (MSS, ‘88)

Sarah Jerome Washburn (MSS, ’88)

Jacqueline Magness Mills (MSS, ’87)

Angela Renee Robinson (MSS, ’87)

Brett James Bonner (MSS, ‘87)

Jaden Mullin Wells (MSS, ’87)

Debra Ann Lazarus (MSS, ’86)

Karen Louisa Miller (MSS, ’86)

Sandy Fay Delbridge (MSS, ’86)

Gina Annice Simmons (MSS, ’86)

Leslie Hall Hossfield (MSS, ’86)