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Anderson, Cynthia

Burmeister, Larry

Castellano, Ursula

Faust, Kelly

Hatch, Laurie Russell

Henderson, Debra A.

Hoffman, Bruce

Kaufman, Nicole

Lee, Elizabeth M.

Li, Jieli

Mattley, Christine

Morgan, Charlie V.

Scanlan, Stephen J.

Thorne, Deborah

Vander Ven, Thomas

Welser, Howard T.


Bukky, Molly

Chapman, Kelli

Collins, Rebecca

Deb, Nikhil

Roberson, Roberta

Sauvage, Katlyn

Tufail, Aisha

Vaughan, Staci


Kuhre, Bruce

Myers, Lena

Schwartz, Martin

Shamblin, Don

Shelly, Robert

Dr. Cynthia Anderson

Cynthia Anderson

Associate Professor
Ph.D.: North Carolina State University, 1997

Contact Information:
Phone: (740) 593-1385
Office: 151 Bentley Annex

Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Specialization:
Theory, Feminist Theory, Rural Labor Markets, Low-Wage Work, Social Inequality

Courses Taught:
Soc 1000: Introduction to Sociology
Soc 3000: Development of Sociological Theory
Soc 5900: Graduate Student Proseminar

Selected Publications:
Anderson, Cynthia D. and Chih-Yuan Weng.  2011. “Regional Variation Low-Wage Work across Rural Communities.”  Pages 215-30 in Kristen Smith and Ann Tickamyer, eds, Economic Restructuring and Family Well-being in Rural America.  State College, PA:  Pennsylvania State University Press.

Guiffre, Patti, Cynthia Anderson, and Sharon Bird. 2008. “Teaching the Sociology of Gender and Work.” Teaching Sociology 36(1):66-78.

Anderson, Cynthia D., W. Richard Goe and Chih-Yuan Weng. 2007. “"A Multi-Method Research Strategy for Understanding Change in the Rate of Working Poor within the North Central Region of the United States.”  The Review of Regional Studies 37(3): 367-391.

Anderson, Cynthia D. 2006. “Historical Sociological Theory.”  Pages 53-59 in Incorporating The Women Founders into Classical Theory Courses: A Resource Book.   Edited by Jan Thomas. Washington, DC: American Sociology Association.

Anderson, Cynthia D.  2006.  “Sociology of Work.”  Pages 3-9 and 149-155 in The Sociology of Gender and Work: Syllabi and Teaching Materials, edited by Patti Guiffre and Sharon Bird. Washington, DC: American Sociology Association.
Anderson, Cynthia D. and Michael M. Bell.  2003.  “The Devil of Social Capital: A Dilemma of American Rural Sociology.”  Pages  232-234 in Paul Cloke (ed.), Country Visions  Essex: Pearson Education.

Anderson, Cynthia D., Michael D. Schulman, and Phillip J. Wood.  2003.  “Place, Race, and State:  Sustaining the Textile Security Zone in a Changing Southern Labor Market.” Pages 31-54 in Communities of Work: Rural Restructuring in Local and Global Contexts, edited by Bill Falk, Michael Schulman and Ann Tickamyer.  Athens, OH:  Ohio University Press.

Anderson, Cynthia D., Michael D. Schulman, and Phillip J. Wood.  2001. “Globalization and Uncertainty:  The Restructuring of Southern Textiles.”  Social Problems. 48(4):478-498.

Anderson, Cynthia D. and Michael Bell.  2000.  “The Social Economy of Rural Society: An Introduction.” Journal of Rural Studies. 16:269-272.

Anderson, Cynthia D.  2000.  The Social Consequences of Economic Restructuring in the Textile Industry:  Change in a Southern Mill Village.  New York:  Garland Publishing. 

Schulman, Michael D. and Cynthia D. Anderson.  1999.  “The Dark Side of the Force: A Case Study of Restructuring and Social Capital.” Rural Sociology 64:351-172.



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