Dr. McReynolds is a Professor of Sociology, Chair of the Department of Society, Culture and Language, and the Academic Coordinator of the Office of Citizenship and Civic Engagement. He has a doctorate from Cornell University, a MA from the University of Vermont, and a BA from the Univesity of Virginia. He has been at UNE for 23 years and has taught a variety of courses and has been engaged in a wide range of scholarship. He has raised over $500,000...
Latin American Studies
civic engagement and citizenship
and societies of the future through science fiction.
Alex Campbell, Ph.D., comes to UNE from England, and is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology. AlexÕs courses include: "Deviance," "Crime and Deviance," "Globalization and Identity," "Race, Class, and Gender," "Globalization and Technology," and "Introduction to Sociology," and she is the present coordinator of the Sociology Internship.
Alex is currently working on a book manuscript, which explores issues of race and white identities in cyberspace, and arises from research she conducted as part of her Ph.D. She has...
Camille Vande Berg earned her Ph.D. in French/Romance Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana. She has taught French, Spanish, Italian, ESL and literature at a number of universities in the U.S. and Europe. Her research interests include language teaching and learning, with a current focus on autonomous language study and self-assessment.
ACTFL Superior-level proficiency in French and Spanish
Advanced-level in Italian.
In general, my research group investigates how pharmaceuticals, endocrine disrupting chemicals, and other pollutants that might enter the enivronment through man-made means negatively affect the behavior of the fish living in these polluted waters. Behavior is both a very sensitive and rapid endpoint of exposure and has important fitness implications. We study many different behaviors that are important for species survival, from exploration to courtship. In addition to this overarching theme, we are also interested in how and why individuals,...
courtship and aggression; influence of social environment on behavior; individual variation in behavior; behavioral endocrinology; fish behavior; communication networks; effects of endocrine disrupters and inadvertant pharmaceutical exposure on fish behav
As a teacher, I seek to create opportunities for students to actively engage in their own learning, through active discussion and debate in the classroom and by getting their hands dirty in the field, whether though volunteering on an organic farm, touring the local incinerator and seeing where their garbage goes, helping out at local food shelters, taking part in a work weekend at an Eco-village, or working with AIDS orphans in Kenya.I have spent a lot of time in...
Ecological anthropology; indigenous ecological knowledge systems; Learning Community pedagogy; qualitative research methods; East and Central Africa.
Ph.D (Linguistics), University of Texas at Austin (2010). Dissertation: Negative Concord in Levantine Arabic.
M.A. (Linguistics), Cornell University (2000). Thesis: Word Order, Agreement and Specificity Effects in Rural Palestinian Arabic Existential Sentences.
B.A. (English), University of New Hampshire (1990).
Fulbright-Hayes Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship (August 2006).
National Science Foundation Dissertation Improvement Award (August 2007).
Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowship (for Arabic, 2005).
UT-Austin Bruton Fellowship (2005).
Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowship (for German,...
Arabic linguistics; formal syntax and semantic theory; formal pragmatics and discourse semantics; intonational phonology; historical linguistics (Germanic
Semitic); Anglo-Saxon language and literature; "Tolkienian" linguistics.
Roxanne Longoria received a BachelorÕs degree in Biomedical Science at Texas A&M University. She then continued her education at Texas A&M Health Science Center and received a Master of Public Health with a concentration in Social and Behavioral Science. While at Texas A&M University she was employed as an organizational advisor in the Department of Multicultural Affairs as well as in the School of Military Science where she taught Leadership Development I and II. She is originally from Floresville, Texas...
Joel See is a sociologist with a Ph.D. from Florida State. He currently teaches courses on Popular Culture, Social Problems, Introduction to Sociology, Cross-Cultural Communication, Cultural Anthropology, and Marriage and Family.
Since receiving his Ph.D., he has also studied at the East-West Center in Hawaii, where he was a participant in a summer institute on Japanese Culture and Civilization, and at the Intercultural Institute in Oregon, where he studies cross-cultural communication.
His courses are often global and cross-cultural in their...