MARGARET L. ANDERSEN
Edward F. and Elizabeth Goodman Rosenber Professor of Sociology
334 Smith Hall
302-831--0649 (office) 410-392-3119 (home)
302-831-2607 (fax) firstname.lastname@example.org
Honors and Awards:
Robin M. Williams Lecture Award, Eastern Sociological Society, 2008
Jessie Bernard Award, American Sociological Association, 2006
College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award, 2004
Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS) Feminist Lecturer Award, 2004
E. Arthur Trabant Institutional
Award for Women's Equity,
I. Peter Gellman Award, Eastern Sociological Society, 1988
Excellence in Teaching Award,
AAUW Outstanding Young Scholar Award,
Alpha Kappa Delta, Sociology Honors Society
Phi Kappa Phi
2006 - present Edward F. and Elizabeth Goodman Rosenberg Professor of Sociology, University of Delaware
1989 - 2005 Professor
of Sociology and Women's Studies,
1999 - 2000 Visiting Professor,
Race and Ethnicity
1997 - 1999 Interim Dean,
1990 - 1997 Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, University of
Provost for Instruction, 1990-92; title changed in 1992; Acting, 1990-91)
1986 - 1989 Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Sociology
1982 - 1989 Associate Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies, University of
1981 - 1985 Director,
Women's Studies Program,
1984 Visiting Professor in Women's Studies, Massachusetts Institute Technology
1976 - 1982 Assistant
Professor of Sociology,
1974 - 1976 Instructor,
1972 - 1974 Instructor,
1970 - 1974 Teaching
Assistant, Summer 1991)
1968 - 1970 Secretary,
Areas of Specialization:
Race and Ethnic Relations
Sociology of Sex and Gender/Women's Studies
Margaret L. (2007). On Land
and On Sea: A Century Of Women in the Rosenfeld
Collection. Mystic, CT:
Elizabeth, and Margaret L. Andersen, (eds.). 2009. Race and Ethnicity in
Andersen, Margaret. 2009. Thinking About Women: Sociological
Perspectives on Sex and Gender, 8 th edition.
Andersen, Margaret L., and Howard F.
Taylor. 2006. Sociology: Understanding a
Diverse Society, 4th ed.
Andersen, Margaret L. and Howard F. Taylor.
2008. Sociology: The Essentials,
Andersen, Margaret L. and Patricia Hill
Collins (eds.). 2007. Race, Class, and Gender: An Anthology, 6th ed.
Andersen, Margaret L., Kim Logio, and
Howard F. Taylor. 2008. Understanding Society: An Introductory Reader, 3rded..
Frank R. Scarpitti, Margaret L. Andersen,
and Laura L. O'Toole. 1997. Social Problems, 3rd ed.
Andersen, Margaret L. forthcoming. “The Nexus of Race and Gender: Parallels Linkages, and Divergences in Race and Gender Studies.” In Handbook of Race and Ethnic Relations, edited by John Solmos and Patricia Hill Collins. New York/London: Sage Publications.
Andersen, Margaret L. 2008. "Thinking about Women Some More (Symposium)." Gender & Society (February).
Meghan Ashlin Rich and Margaret L. Andersen. 2006. "Using Problem-based Learning for Teaching about Racial Inequality." PBL Clearinghouse (refereed), University of Delaware
Andersen, Margaret. L. (2005). "Teoria feminista y accion politica: lecciones de los estudios multiraciales sobre mujeres." Nuevos Actores En American del Norte 2: 177-194.
Andersen, Margaret L. (2006). Race, Gender, and Stereotpyes: New Perspectives on Ideology and Inequality.” Norteamérica (Journal of the Centro do Investigaciones sobre América del Norte, UNAM Mexico City).
Andersen, Margaret L. 2005. “Thinking about Women: A Quarter Century View.” Gender & Society 19 (August): 437-455.
Andersen, Margaret L., 2004. “From Brown to Grutter: The Diverse Beneficiaries of Brown vs. Board of Education.”
Andersen, Margaret L. 2004. “A Personal
Appreciation: Race, Art, and Biography." Pp. 89-93 in A Century of
African American Art: The Paul R. Jones Collection, edited by Amalia K.
L., Anne Bowler, and Michael Kimmel. 2004. "Do We Still Need Feminist
Theory." Pp. 544-550 in The Gender Kaleidoscope: Prisms, Patterns, and
Possibilities, edited by Catherine Valentine and Joan Spade.
Andersen, Margaret L.
2003. "Whitewashing Race: A Critical Review." In Whiteout: The Continuing Significance of Race, Pp. 21-34 edited by Eduardo
Bonilla-Silva and Woody Doane.
Anderen, Margaret L. forthcoming,
"Teaching Joe Feagin's Racist America." In Race, Racism,
and Resistance: Essays in Honor or Joe R. Feagin, edited by Bernice McNair
Andersen, Margaret L. 2001. "Restructuring for Whom: Race, Class, Gender and the Ideology of Invisibility." Sociological Forum 16 (June): 181-201.
Andersen, Margaret L. 1999. “The Fiction of
Diversity without Oppression: Race,
Ethnicity, Identity, and Power.” In Critical Ethnicity: Countering the Waves
of Identity Politics, edited by Robert Tai and Mary Kenyatta.
Andersen, Margaret. 1997. "Discovering
the Past/Considering the Future: Lessons from the
Andersen, Margaret. 1993. "Studying
Across Difference: Race, Class, Gender & the Social Construction of
Knowledge." Pp. 34-52 in John Stanfield and Routledge Dennis (eds.), Research
in Race & Ethnic Relations.
reprinted in Maxine Baca Zinn, Michael Messner, and Pierrette
Hondagneu-Sotelo, eds. 1997. The Prism of Difference.
Andersen, Margaret and Carole C. Marks.
1993. "Education for a Change: The MOST Program." Pp. 177-194 in Becky Wansgaard Thompson and Sangeet Tyaki
(eds.), Beyond a Dream Deferred:
Multicultural Education and the Politics of Excellence.
Andersen, Margaret. 1991. "Feminism and the American Family Ideal." The Journal of Comparative Family Studies 22 (Summer): 235-246.
Andersen, Margaret. 1988. "Moving Our Minds: Studying Women of Color and Reconstructing Sociology." Teaching Sociology 16 (April): 123-132.
1988. “The Socialization of a Teacher.” In Beth Hess,
1987. "Denying Difference: The Continuing Basis for Exclusion in the Curriculum." Working Papers,
Andersen, Margaret. 1987. "Changing the Curriculum: Women's Studies and Higher Education." Signs 12 (Winter): 222-254.
--Reprinted in Jean O'Barr, Rachel A. Rosenfeld, and
Elizabeth Minnich, eds., Reconstructing
the Academy: Women's Education and
Andersen, Margaret. 1986. "Giving Life to Student Exams." Women's Studies Quarterly 14 (Fall/Winter): 14-15.
Andersen, Margaret, 1985. "Integrating
Women Into the Curriculum: Notes on
Andersen, Margaret. 1985. Women's
Studies/Black Studies: Learning From Our
Common Pasts", pp. 62-72 Women's
Place in the Academy: Transforming the
Liberal Arts Curriculum, edited by in Susan Van Dyne and Marilyn Schuster.
Andersen, Margaret. 1984. "Race and the Social Sciences: Teaching and Learning Discussion." Radical Teacher (November): 17-20.
Andersen, Margaret. 1984. "Race
Beliefs in the New South: From Caste to Class." Perspectives on the American South.
Andersen, Margaret. 1983. "Thinking
about Women and Rethinking Sociology." Working Papers Series.
Andersen, Margaret. 1983. "The Proper Study of Womankind." The Women's Review of Books. November: 10ff.
Andersen, Margaret. 1981. "Corporate Wives: Longing for Liberation or Satisfied with the Status Quo?" Urban Life 10 (October): 311-327.
--Reprinted in Mary Jo Deegan and
Michael R. Hills, eds. Women and Symbolic Interaction.
Andersen, Margaret and Claire Renzetti. 1980. "Rape Crisis Counseling and the Culture of Individualism." Contemporary Crisis 4 (July): 323-339.
Andersen, Margaret. 1979. "Affluence,
Contentment and Resistance to Feminism: The Case of the Corporate Gypsies."
Pp. 139-160 in Social Problems and Social Policy, edited by Michael Lewis.
Andersen, Margaret. 1976. "American Race Relations, 1970-1975: A Critical Review of the Literature." Race Relations Abstracts 2 (November): 1-34.
Other Published Materials:
Andersen, Margaret L. 2005. “Notes from the Field.” SWS Network News 22 (Spring) 16-17.
Margaret L. Andersen and Howard F. Taylor.
2004. "Tips on Teaching." Available on web and CD-rom.
Patricia Hill Collins and Margaret L.
Andersen (eds.). 1987. Integrating Race, Class and Gender to the Curriculum
Andersen, Margaret. 1985. "Syllabus
for SOC 315: Race, Class, and Gender," In
Grants and Fellowships:
Center for Teaching Effectiveness,
Faculty Fellow, Institute for Transforming Undergraduate Education, University
Co P/I, Hewlett Foundation, Institutional Grant for General Education Reform, $250,000, 1999-2000 (with Professors Kate Conway-Turner and Carol Hoffecker).
P/I, Hewlett Foundation, Planning Grant for General Education Reform, $40,000, 1997.
Co-Director, Faculty Development Project,
Co-Director (with Dr. Carole Marks), American Sociological Association, MOST (Minority Opportunity Summer Training Program), 1988-1991, funded by the Ford Foundation ($250,000 to American Sociological Association)
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for Independent Study and Research, 1984-1985.
Project Director, Delaware Humanities Forum (Interdisciplinary lecture series in Women Studies),
National Mellon Fellowship,
General University Research Fund Grant,
Instructional Improvement Grant,
Instructional Improvement Grant,
Post-Doctoral Seminar, "Higher
Education Environments, Women and Minorities,"
Andersen, Margaret L.
2005. “Understanding Intersections: Race, Class, Gender and the Sex Question,” No
Andersen, Margaret L.
2005. “Black History Month: Why Diversity Matters,”
Andersen, Margaret L.
2004. “The Significance of Sociology,”
Technical and Community College, November.
Andersen, Margaret L. 2004. “Thinking about
Women: A Quarter Century View.” Annual Meetings of Sociologist for Women in
Andersen, Margaret L. 2004. “Thinking About
Women in a Multiracial Society.” (Keynote Speaker, Women’s History Month).
Andersen, Margaret L.
2004. “Should Sociologist Become Administrators: Perspectives on Gendered
Careers.” Eastern Sociological Society,
Andersen, Margaret L. 2004. “Best Practices
in Teaching: Introductory Sociology.” Eastern Sociological Society,
Andersen, Margaret L. 2003. “Feminism and
Academic Careers.” Southern Sociological Society,
Andersen, Margaret L. 2003. “Race, Class
and Gender: Persistent Issues, New Questions.” Southern Sociological Society,
Andersen, Margaret L. 2003. “Just Say No: Balancing Commitments in Academic Work.” Eastern Sociological Society, March 2.
Andersen, Margaret L. 2003. “The Paul Jones
Collection: Art & Biography.” American Sociological Association,
Andersen, Margaret L.
2003. “Whitewashing Race.” Department of Sociology,
Andersen, Margaret L.
2002. "Race, Gender, and Stereotypes: New Perspectives on Ideology and
Inequality." Keynote Address, Conference on Mestizaje y Racismo: Una
Perspective Interdisciplinaria, Autonomous
Andersen, Margaret L. 2001. "Feminist
Theory and Multiracial Feminism." Conference, Autonomous
Andersen, Margaret L. 2000. "Denial
and Invisibility: Race, Class and Gender." Faculty Seminar Series,
Research Institute of Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity,
Andersen, Margaret L. 1999. “Restructuring
for Whom? Race, Class, Gender and the Politics of Invisibility.” Presidential
Address, Eastern Sociological Society,
Andersen, Margaret L. 1997.”Diversity without Oppression: The Sociological Significance of Race, Class, and Gender." Northwestern University, February..
Andersen, Margaret L. 1997. "Getting a
Life: Making Your Way as a Feminist Scholar."
Andersen, Margaret L. 1996. "Ethnicity
and Education: What Difference Does Difference Make?" Symposium,
Andersen, Margaret L. 1996. “Sexual
Harassment: Purely Academic?"
Andersen, Margaret L. 1996. "Systems
of Subordination: Violence Against Women." Keynote Speech, International
Conference on Violence against Women:
The Chinese & American Context." Chinese
Andersen, Margaret L. 1995. "The
Future of American Universities." Eastern
Andersen, Margaret L. 1995. "Systems of
Subordination: The Persistence of Violence in
Women's Lives." Keynote
Speech, International Conference on Violence Against Women: Chinese and
American Experiences. The Chinese
Andersen, Margaret L. (with Elizabeth
Higginbotham). 1995. Curriculum Workshop on Integrating Race, Class, and Gender
Andersen, Margaret L. 1994. "Changing
the Curriculum in Higher Education."
Andersen, Margaret. 1993. "Scholarship
and the Curriculum: The Study of Gender, Race, Ethnicity and Class,"
1992. "Recovering Black Women's Lives."
1992. "Changing the Curriculum: New Directions for the New Century."
Andersen, Margaret. 1992.
"Race, Class, Gender and Family Studies." National Council of Family Relations,
1991. "What is Women's Studies."
Andersen, Margaret. 1991. "Changing Institutions/Changing Ourselves: The Critical Role of Multicultural Studies." New Jersey Multicultural Summer Institute, June 1992; also Occidental College, September 1991.
"Learning Through Connection: Teaching Students of Color."
1991. "Refocusing Knowledge: The Inclusion of Race, Class, and
Gender." SUNY -
1991. "Conceptualizing Race and Gender and Re-Conceptualizing
1990. "Integrating Women Into the Curriculum: Lessons from the Social Sciences."
1990."Increasing Minority Representation in Sociology." Eastern Sociological Society Meetings,
Andersen, Margaret. 1990. "Difficult
Dialogues: Multicultural Women's Studies."
1990. "Education for a Change: Developing an Inclusive Perspective."
Editor, Gender & Society, 1990-1995
Editorial Board, ASA Rose Monograph Series, 2000-2003
Editorial Board, Race and Society, 1996-present
Editorial Board, Contemporary Sociology, 1991-1994
Advisory Editor, Gender & Society, 1987-1989
Editorial Board, Teaching Sociology, 1986-1988
Editorial Board, Women's Review of Books, 1983-present
Associate Editor, Race Relations Abstracts, 1975-1977
American Sociological Review, 2000-present
Gender & Society, 1996-present
Social Problems, 1995-present
Sociological Forum, 1995-present
Social Science Quarterly, 1987-present
ASA Rose Manuscript Series, 1988-1989
The American Sociologist, 1988
The Sociological Quarterly, 1988-1989
Women and Politics, 1980-1981
Social Psychology Quarterly, 1983-1986
Sociology and Social Research, 1977-1986
Contemporary Crisis, 1978-1982
Social Forces, 1977-1978
American Sociological Association:
Vice President, 2008-2009
Committee on Distinguished Scholarly Publication, 2004-2007 (Chair, 2005-2006)
Task Force on Advanced Placement in Sociology, 2001-2004 Council, 1993-1996; 2007-2009
Advisory Board MOST Program (Minority Opportunity Summer Training); co-founder, 1989-1996
Committee on Committees, 1990-1991
Chair, Sex & Gender Dissertation Award Committee, 1989-1990
Program Committee, 1988-1990; 2007-2009
Chair, Section on Sex and Gender, 1988-1989
Member, Task Force on Minority Fellowship Program, 1985-1989
Member, Committee on the Status of Women, 1987-1989
Member, Committee on Minority Fellowship Program, 1983-1986
Program Organizer, Sex and Gender, 1986
Session Organizer, Race and Ethnic Relations, 1982
Eastern Sociological Society:
Executive Committee, 1984-1988
Chair, Merit Award Committee, 2003-04 (member, 2001-04; 2005)
Chair, Nominations Committee, 1993-1995; member, 2002-03
Chair, Papers Committee, 1996-1997
Program Committee, 1986-1987
Society for the Study of Social Problems:
Chair, Editorial and Publications Committee, 2002-03 (member 2001-04)
C. Wright Mills Award Committee, 1999
Sociologists for Women in Society:
Member, Discrimination Committee, 1997-1999
Member, Board of Visitors,
Reviewer, National Science Foundation, 2003-present
Chair, Planning Committee, Mellon Seminar Retrospective Conference, May, 1985
Co-Chair, Faculty Development Seminar on Integrating Women to the Study of Science and Technology, Wellesley College Center for Research on Women, 1984-1985
Program Reviews: Georgia State University; University of Massachusetts, Lowell; University of California, Santa Cruz; Northern Arizona University; University of California, Santa Barbara; University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; University of Maryland, College Park;
Curriculum Consulting: Promotion and Tenure Reviewer: Brandeis University, University of Oregon, University of Michigan; California State University, San Marcos; College of William & Mary; Ursinus College; Gettysburg College; Towson State University; State College; Drexel University; SUNY- Albany; Stockton State College; Bucknell University; Pennsylvania State University; among others
Promotion and Tenure
Faculty Development Program,
Selected University Service: (excluding administrative appointment)
Member, Executive Committee, Black American Studies Program (2005-2006)
Chair, Department of Nursing Promotion and Tenure Committee, 2003-2004
Women’s Studies Executive Committee, 2000-2002
President’s Commission on the Status of Women, 1990-1992
President’s Commission to Promote Racial and Cultural Diversity, 1988-1991
Advisory Board, Center for Teaching Effectiveness, 1987-1988
Peer Review Committee, College of Urban Affairs, 1987
Dean’s Advisory Council, 1982-1984
Chair, Committee on Committees, University Faculty Senate, 1983-1984
Organizer, Research on Racism Series
Co-organizer, Research on Women Series
Dean’s Review Committee on Women’s Studies Program, 1979-9180
Member. Commission on the Status of Women
Chair, Women’s Studies Executive Committee, 1975-1976
Faculty Advisor, S.O.S. (Sexual Assault Support Team), 1978-1980
Co-organizer, Faculty Seminar, “Philosophy of the Social Sciences,” 1977
Search Committee, 2005-2006 (Chair), 2000-2001 (Chair), 1989-90 (Chair), 1986-87, 1975-76 (Chair)
Departmental Promotion and Tenure Committee, 2000-2001
Graduate Policy Committee, 1982-1983; 1986-1990
Undergraduate Policy Committee
Colloquium Committee, (Chair) 2001-2002
Co-organizer, Departmental Dissertation Workshop, 2000-2002
Departmental Policy Committee, 1982-1983
Alpha Kappa Delta Advisor, 1978-1981
Theory Ph. D. Area Committee, 1976-1986
Gender Ph.D. Area Committee, (Chair) 1982-present
Race and Ethnicity Ph. D. Area Committee (Chair), 1999-2004
American Sociological Association
Sociologists for Women in Society
Eastern Sociological Society
Society for the Study of Social Problems
Association of Black Sociologists